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General Discussion => General => Topic started by: MATT MATTISON on October 02, 2009, 10:06:31 AM

Title: Devil's Teeth
Post by: MATT MATTISON on October 02, 2009, 10:06:31 AM
A short video that is pretty cool, I belive it is about the guy from the book Devils teeth.
discription
Ron Elliott is the only sea urchin diver at the Farallon Islands off the coast of Northern California, where he shares the water with big Great White Sharks, which is just the way he likes it.
This is a documentary of his experiences, in a combination of stunning black & white and underwater, color photography."

Devil's Teeth (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfyVbqS7W-M#ws-normal)
Title: Re: Devil's Teeth
Post by: JASON HOLLIDAY on October 02, 2009, 11:05:55 AM
wow that dude is hardcore. that is a great short video and its cool to see
Title: Re: Devil's Teeth
Post by: winklecl on October 02, 2009, 11:59:26 AM
Guess he figures he has nothing to lose?? Hep C is bad but not that bad. Guess he's just made his peace with life and what will be will be.
Title: Re: Devil's Teeth
Post by: Stacy Stephenson on October 02, 2009, 11:01:37 PM
Not a bad way to spend the rest of your time on earth, thanks Matt
Title: Re: Devil's Teeth
Post by: Calif_Diver on October 03, 2009, 01:14:19 PM
I bet he eats good, ive heard pepole say there are scallops out there as big as dinner plates.
Title: Re: Devil's Teeth
Post by: MATT MATTISON on October 03, 2009, 01:41:26 PM
I bet he eats good, ive heard pepole say there are scallops out there as big as dinner plates.
I have heard the same thing befor by the urchrin divers I have met and the few guys I know that have dove out there.
Title: Re: Devil's Teeth
Post by: Joe Mag on October 21, 2009, 12:15:08 PM
I bet all the marine life out there is big. Not many divers are crazy or ignorant enough to get in those waters. BTW, the book "Devil's Teeth" is a pretty good read. Pick it up if you have the chance.
Title: Re: Devil's Teeth
Post by: Glaucus on October 21, 2009, 12:35:12 PM
Now that is one salty dog!  What a way to have spent a life...  the rest of us can only sit back in awe.  Makes sitting here at this desk seem all the more painful.  Thanks for the vid Matt.
Title: Re: Devil's Teeth
Post by: Joe Mag on October 21, 2009, 07:29:38 PM
Does anyone know when the Farallons were closed off to fishing?  Online it says it became a wildlife refuge in the 70's but I swear I've been rock fishing there on a party boat a few times as a kid. I remember the name Farallons, I remember it was a bunch of islands and I even remember seeing the two houses on the south east island while fishing because I remember telling my dad that we should live there because its close to where we were fishing.


If I only knew what was lurking underneath the boat, it was have made the fishing trip 10X more exciting!!!


EDIT: So apparently the Farallons are open to fishing. I just read a report on Fishsniffer.com of a trip out there for lings.  I do remember hearing about them being closed to fishing before though.  Can anyone clarify this for me?