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by PapaZ
Sat May 12, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: ID Help.....
Replies: 2
Views: 263

ID Help.....

Would appreciate ID of this. Gunnel?

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by PapaZ
Sat May 12, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: ID Please....
Replies: 4
Views: 349

Re: ID Please....

Also known as White Ring Ribbon Worm
Scientific name of: Tubulanua albocinctus
by PapaZ
Thu May 10, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: ID Please....
Replies: 4
Views: 349

Re: ID Please....

Some video clips.....

by PapaZ
Thu May 10, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: ID Please....
Replies: 4
Views: 349

ID Please....

We saw this at Sund Rock, north wall, 70 foot down.

About 4 feet long.

Appreciate ID.

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by PapaZ
Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Scuba Show this weekend?
Replies: 11
Views: 890

Re: Scuba Show this weekend?

Today,
Glad to see the show back at the Tacoma Convention Center.
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by PapaZ
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Yakima Dive Club - Hood Canal Diving Weekend
Replies: 5
Views: 422

Yakima Dive Club - Hood Canal Diving Weekend

The Yakima Dive Club enjoyed the viz in Hood Canal this last weekend. Even though topside weather was quite wet with rain, we thought the 20-30 foot viz was quite good underwater. A great group of thirteen occupied 'The Yellow House' in Hoodsport for the weekend. Great time by all. Here are a couple...
by PapaZ
Sat Mar 10, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Sea Cucumber feeding
Replies: 1
Views: 243

Sea Cucumber feeding

I find it interesting that with 10 'arms', they manage to only have one at a time in their mouth. Video is about 1 minute. When I eat, seems like I can find ways to get both hands/fingers into my mouth and numerous times have managed to put my foot in my mouth due to what I said. :nutty: #-o https:/...
by PapaZ
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Hood Canal Diving Multimedia
Replies: 1
Views: 245

Hood Canal Diving Multimedia

Here is a multimedia from last weekend diving in "The Hood"

Enjoy,

PapaZ

by PapaZ
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: Yakima Dive Club Invite....
Replies: 1
Views: 351

Yakima Dive Club Invite....

The Yakima Dive Club invites you to join us at the Yellow House April 13-15.

See pages attached.

Also, here is a link to a virtual tour:


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by PapaZ
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Hood Canal Waters
Replies: 4
Views: 463

Hood Canal Waters

Enjoying a few days diving Hood Canal - Sund Rock

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by PapaZ
Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Travel Insurance Recommmends, Please!
Replies: 8
Views: 639

Re: Travel Insurance Recommmends, Please!

We have used the trip insurance offered by D.A.N.. the company D.A.N. uses is CSA Travel Protection. We were delayed by a major tropical storm coming out of Dominica last spring and had to spend extra days and re-ticket our airline flights. Last November, we had our time in Mexico interrupted due to...
by PapaZ
Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Do You Need A Reason To Dive Hood Canal?
Replies: 4
Views: 530

Do You Need A Reason To Dive Hood Canal?

Enjoy 3 minutes of our diving this week at Sund Rock



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Go and meet 'Grumpy' on the north wall at Sund Rock.
by PapaZ
Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: Yellow House Weekend Diving Adventures.....
Replies: 0
Views: 423

Yellow House Weekend Diving Adventures.....

Top User avatarPapaZ Dive-aholic Posts: 260 Joined: Thu Jun 04, 2009 10:36 pm Contact: Contact PapaZ Yellow House Weekend.... Postby PapaZ » Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:25 pm We have a couple openings as of September 15th. The Yakima Dive Club has rented the Yellow House in Hoodsport for 3 days and 2 nights...
by PapaZ
Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: Yellow House Weekend....
Replies: 1
Views: 390

Yellow House Weekend....

We have a couple openings as of September 15th. The Yakima Dive Club has rented the Yellow House in Hoodsport for 3 days and 2 nights – September 29, 30 & October 1. We invite you to join us for a few days of diving in ‘The Hood’ and socializing fun. A great way to make some new friends and shar...
by PapaZ
Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade Dive Gear
Topic: For Sale - Two Aluminum 80's & Mares Console Dive Computer
Replies: 0
Views: 253

For Sale - Two Aluminum 80's & Mares Console Dive Computer

One Luxfer and one Catalina Aluminum 80's - 3000psi Both hydro August 2017, viz August 2017 and filled with air. $125 each or $225 for both. Mares console dive computer (computer, compass, pressure gauge). Dive computer can be removed from console and worn as wrist mode. Includes wrist strap, manual...
by PapaZ
Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Hood Canal
Replies: 5
Views: 581

Hood Canal

Diving Hood Canal - Sund Rock. Viz Report: 0-20 feet of depth, maybe 2 feet viz, but the water temperature is 75. Then you go through the thermocline......temperature change of 25 degrees!!!! Viz a hazy 10-15 feet. IMG_6021+_resized.jpg IMG_6011+_resized.jpg IMG_6032+_resized.jpg IMG_6064+_resized.j...
by PapaZ
Sat Jun 17, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Hood Canal Dives-Sund Rock
Replies: 2
Views: 498

Hood Canal Dives-Sund Rock

From a few of our dives in Hood Canal on Thursday & Friday, June 15-16.



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by PapaZ
Mon May 15, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Sund Rock - Hood Canal Picts
Replies: 2
Views: 462

Sund Rock - Hood Canal Picts

Enjoyed the waters of Hood Canal-Sund Rock on Friday and Saturday, May 12-13. Did not enjoy the viz. First 10 feet was fair, but 11-30 was about 12 inches, but opened up to a hazy 10-15. Several wolfies on the north wall, couple seen south wall. One octo tucked way back in on the north wall. Enjoy, ...
by PapaZ
Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Dominica
Replies: 7
Views: 865

Re: Dominica

Gdog wrote:Nice work! Seems like a ton of life there. How was the water temp?


Water temp 81 to 78 at depth. Very comfy in 3mm \:D/
by PapaZ
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Dominica
Replies: 7
Views: 865

Dominica

Enjoyed the first week of March in the Caribbean warm waters of Dominica (not Dominican Republic). Traveled with Carmoday Scuba and Travel LLC out of Yakima. Couple fair weather days, then rain as island was sandwiched by two tropical storms. At least the rain was warm. Viz was only a hazy 40-50 fee...
by PapaZ
Thu Feb 16, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Is There Anything To See?
Replies: 7
Views: 1061

Is There Anything To See?

How many times have you told someone you are going SCUBA diving in the cold waters of the 'sound' or the 'canal' and they ask you, "Is there anything to see underwater?" Here is something to share with them so they can see why we love our 'cold' water diving in the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy...
by PapaZ
Fri Jan 20, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Yakima Dive Club
Replies: 0
Views: 381

Yakima Dive Club

A little information for those in Central Washington State (God's Country) looking for a dive club: Yakima Dive Club 2017 Promo: https://youtu.be/ljli22yFE9s Web site: https://sites.google.com/site/yakimadiveclub/ Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Yakima-Dive-Club-265551843557827/ Enjoy ydc sh...
by PapaZ
Sat Dec 03, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Cloud Sponges - Hood Canal
Replies: 5
Views: 708

Cloud Sponges - Hood Canal

Cloud Sponges at Sund Rock, Hood Canal today.

115 feet, 50 degrees, 20+ feet viz.

Thank you MZ for leading the way.

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