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Hunting Sea Urchins with Jeff Maassen

Jeff Maassen began harvesting sea urchins from the waters surrounding the Channel Islands of Santa Barbara, California, more than three decades ago, and if he has his way, he'll never stop. With the ocean as his office, Maassen encounters endless adventures, from dodging sharks to navigating stormy weather, all the while hunting down delicious shellfish. Maassen's son, filmmaker Morgan Maassen, followed his father for a day and created this inspiring film, The Urchin Hunter, with support from Yeti Coolers. You can follow Morgan on Facebook here and on Instagram here.


Filed To: Water Activities