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Offline Rick W

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Meat Run -- Chet goes to the dark side
« on: June 29, 2014, 10:25:19 AM »
Chet, Southern Boy and I went out on a meat run on Scuba (I lost my freezer in April  :-[)

We took my inflatable out of the breakwater up towards the point. It was flat and we actually had pretty good visibility (maybe 20'+ in spots). The first spot was pretty shallow and surgy, but Southern boy nailed two nice MFE and a cab before the third one spun the point off of his spear. Chet came back with two small Chinas. I got two lings a nice greenlings and various rockfish that decided to follow me home for dinner.

The second dive was beautiful. Lots of nice structure and visibility of 30'+  in areas. Southern boy birddogged for me and spotted some nice cabs. His eyes are better that mine -- I shot where he pointed, but they looked like rocks to me until they came out of the holes (I may have to loosen his spearpoint on purpose next time) I gave him my gun to get a ling so I wouldn't have to hear him whimper on the way back to the dock. I saw my first wolf eel and got  a clean shot when he poked his head out of a hole. This time Chet came back with a nice stringer of rock fish and two respectable ling.

Fish BBQ tonight.

Attached is a picture of the sauteed rockfish with my Mom's homegrown 'maters that I made earlier this week.  :P



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Offline jjjjeremy

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Re: Meat Run -- Chet goes to the dark side
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2014, 12:43:18 PM »
Nice!  Spounds like a great day!

Offline DG

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Re: Meat Run -- Chet goes to the dark side
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2014, 12:51:41 PM »
Great couple of days on the water provided the opportunity to fill the freezer.  Glad it worked out and I am sure you had fun out there.

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Re: Meat Run -- Chet goes to the dark side
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2014, 10:05:10 PM »
It was indeed a great day. 1st spot I saw only 1 cab. Took two rock fishes for the whole 60 mintues I was under water.
The bad news was I puked like a bitch non-stop.
2nd stop was right on top of a big pinnacle. When I got to the bottom around 55ft I knew I was in ling zone.
Bag 2 lings, 1 cab and full string of rock fishes. I love my Rob Allen even more since I can use it as a stringer.
My wife made this dish after calling to my mom. Use only half of the ling.

Thanks Rick for having me on the boat.



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Offline StinkyPete

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Re: Meat Run -- Chet goes to the dark side
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2014, 10:31:57 PM »
Congrats!!!

People knock scuba spearfishing, but hey...when you're on a meat run, you're on a meat run.
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