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Offline el_pedorro

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Re: Viz?
« Reply #30 on: July 18, 2012, 01:18:08 PM »
Any current news on the vis out there?

I saw this on Spearboard, posted by our very own Matt:

"well I hope viz clears and is better than here in sonoma, cause it is mucky green/red black out over 20ft as of yesterday and the ocean was a lake !!!! If any one has any vis reports from the mendo area please post good luck all this weekend".

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Re: Viz?
« Reply #31 on: July 18, 2012, 01:56:14 PM »
Hey Doug just got off the phone with Blake at sub surface and he reports calm conditions and vis reports from 10-20ft guess where I am headed tomorrow !
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Re: Viz?
« Reply #32 on: July 18, 2012, 02:25:44 PM »
So if i end up  over there just look for the blue beast to find a good dive spot, :laughing7:

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Re: Viz?
« Reply #33 on: July 18, 2012, 02:49:39 PM »
So if i end up  over there just look for the blue beast to find a good dive spot, :laughing7:

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Re: Viz?
« Reply #34 on: July 18, 2012, 07:24:33 PM »
...calm conditions and vis reports from 10-20ft guess where I am headed tomorrow !

Try hitting a few spots to clarify vis data, please.

The Albion area should be especially fishy, especially compared to how it'll be shortly after the Aug. 2 USA National Spearfishing Championship.

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Re: Viz?
« Reply #35 on: July 18, 2012, 10:34:49 PM »
Albion had good vis on the surface but a lot of krill on the bottom.  I saw a whale in close.  It calmed down a bit but it was still surgey.  Not very fishy, just some small Blues.  The guys camping here are headed to Elk tomorrow.

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Re: Viz?
« Reply #36 on: September 02, 2012, 08:51:39 PM »
Colby Reef just North of Albion had 30ft of vis today, Sunday, Sept. 2.

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Re: Viz?
« Reply #37 on: September 03, 2012, 07:37:20 AM »
Point arena had zero vis Sunday took yaks north and was surgie and dark . Couldn't see at 18 ft moved to about 12 got my abs n went home. Sun popped out about noon but that didn't help. Talked to a guy in a zod that went south same report. Should have gone to fort bragg

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Re: Viz?
« Reply #38 on: September 03, 2012, 10:00:26 AM »
went yesterday to salt point and had solid 12 - 15 ft.

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Re: Viz?
« Reply #39 on: September 04, 2012, 08:41:27 AM »
Sounds about right hazy 20
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Re: Viz?
« Reply #40 on: September 29, 2012, 06:45:40 PM »
What's it lookin like out there?
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Re: Viz?
« Reply #41 on: September 29, 2012, 09:54:59 PM »
The Viz at Russian Gulch was clear as mud. Viz near shore was 2in" and in the middle was about 6".

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Re: Viz?
« Reply #42 on: October 03, 2012, 06:26:30 PM »
Had a good 10ft of vis just outside of Sonoma's Stillwater today, October 3.

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Re: Viz?
« Reply #43 on: October 10, 2012, 09:41:10 PM »
Vis was maybe 5' this last weekend in Ocean cove, October 5th - 7th.

I met another diver at the campsite and he said it's from the yearly red tide. I guess the bacteria and nutrients from the deep parts of the eastern pacific get pulled up this time of year, and because of the higher temperature they multiply like crazy and kill off a good amount of the life in the water by consuming all the oxygen. DFG was out asking divers about dead abalone sitting around on the bottom. There was an area south of BB last year that was closed early for ab because of the red tide. They were afraid they would die off completely. Not sure how long it will stick around.

On the bright side, the vis makes it easy to sneak up on fish. I was getting within arms length of the rockfish and cod. One of my abs had a really funky smell to it though...not sure if anything will be good eating next time I go out if the water stays the same.
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Re: Viz?
« Reply #44 on: November 15, 2012, 11:53:53 AM »
Any viz reports from Sonoma?  I am heading out tomorrow before the storm, Friday, 11-16.

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