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by banjofish
Wed Jul 23, 2014 10:38 pm
Forum: Dive Site Listings
Topic: 100 FT Rock
Replies: 44
Views: 17193

Re: 100 FT Rock

A little history ..If this is the same place im thinking about it was called the haines wharf rock in the 70's...Only 80 feet deep at the deepest and usually a octopus under it...That marina is called haines wharf and there is a sunken mast out in front of it just to the south.. Used to belong to th...
by banjofish
Mon Mar 31, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: feeding the fish
Replies: 25
Views: 1564

Re: feeding the fish

Whats wrong with your attitude administrator. To lazy to read...How did I deserve that? What Have I done to you to be treated this way..I asked a question that should deserve a well thought out respectful answer..Not an insult. I can see why this website is on its way down hill fast with the attitud...
by banjofish
Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:18 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: feeding the fish
Replies: 25
Views: 1564

Re: feeding the fish

Why? If your going to be cute..at least tell me a reason for your smart remark.
by banjofish
Sun Mar 30, 2014 6:36 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: feeding the fish
Replies: 25
Views: 1564

feeding the fish

I thought Id take some food to feed the wolf eels or gpo's we encounter but Im not sure of what works and how to transport it.. any ideas??...
by banjofish
Mon Mar 24, 2014 8:43 pm
Forum: Gear Central (Recreational)
Topic: re-breathers
Replies: 141
Views: 9340

Re: re-breathers

Finally someone got the point of my original post. Thank you Mr due...I' m only talking about recreational divers and seem to have hurt some feelings. For that Im sorry..I just believe the simplier things are the safer they are. And safety should be number one for recreational divers. Ive seen too m...
by banjofish
Sun Mar 23, 2014 7:36 pm
Forum: Gear Central (Recreational)
Topic: re-breathers
Replies: 141
Views: 9340

Re: re-breathers

ok ive got alot of smart remarks but nobody has answered my question. I believe Rena b has made the most sense. Diving deeper is NOT and I repeat NOT the goal of recreational divers...Ever....NO recreational diver should EVER make a decompression dive unless there is a chamber waiting for them on th...
by banjofish
Sat Mar 22, 2014 10:18 pm
Forum: Gear Central (Recreational)
Topic: re-breathers
Replies: 141
Views: 9340

Re: re-breathers

please give me a break...Moist air.....your under water for christ sake....And I say alot of bubbles coming from those guys...
by banjofish
Sat Mar 22, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: Gear Central (Recreational)
Topic: re-breathers
Replies: 141
Views: 9340

Re: re-breathers

thats what It thought..Its all about chicks...thanks for confirming this for me.
by banjofish
Sat Mar 22, 2014 2:15 pm
Forum: Gear Central (Recreational)
Topic: re-breathers
Replies: 141
Views: 9340

re-breathers

DO any of you guys or gals use these things...and why?...Diving the east wall of fox island a couple weeks ago and two guys were diving them and except for the reason they look cool and have alot of extra money I can't see any reason .
by banjofish
Thu Feb 20, 2014 9:12 pm
Forum: Gear Central (Recreational)
Topic: snorkel recommendation
Replies: 6
Views: 1005

Re: snorkel recommendation

Snorkling does take practice and you have to work at it for awhile to get it down without getting water down the wind pipe. I prefer the simple one with no purges or water baffles on top. But Im an old guy kinda set in my ways. My son uses one of the new ones with baffles at the top and it works gre...
by banjofish
Thu Feb 06, 2014 7:50 pm
Forum: Gear Central (Recreational)
Topic: wet suit poll
Replies: 21
Views: 1415

Re: wet suit poll

Well thank you all for all those opinions. I thought it would be an interesting exchange of idea and I was right. I started diving in a wet suit I built myself in the late 60's. I dove wetsuits untill I bought my first dry suit in the late 70's. With the invention of the waterproof zipper they becam...
by banjofish
Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:33 pm
Forum: Gear Central (Recreational)
Topic: wet suit poll
Replies: 21
Views: 1415

wet suit poll

Am I and my son the only ones who still dive with wets suits or are there others out there in scuba land who also appreciate the simple, low cost, joy of being one with the water. Feeling that cold liquid slowly putting your body to sleep is part of the experience. Or am I just strange? I hear that ...
by banjofish
Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:30 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: go pros
Replies: 19
Views: 1556

Re: go pros

well thank you for all the grea info and vids. One more question for you. Where is the best place to buy one...they want 400 bucks at underater sports.. thanks again cam
by banjofish
Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:43 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: les davis
Replies: 2
Views: 554

Re: les davis

thanks for the info
by banjofish
Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:40 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: go pros
Replies: 19
Views: 1556

go pros

Anyone give me any info on go pros for diving. I would like to shoot some vids .
by banjofish
Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:46 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: les davis
Replies: 2
Views: 554

les davis

Anyone tell me if les davis is open to diving now..thanks
by banjofish
Mon Dec 16, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: fox island east wall
Replies: 10
Views: 622

Re: fox island east wall

thank you all for the info on the east wall. Im not afraid of a bit of a hike. Im 61 now but we just hiked down the agate pass trail a few weeks ago..(not the island side but the side with the car pool parking). And yes about the west wall. Just dove it sunday and its very nice and quiet. found a co...
by banjofish
Mon Dec 16, 2013 10:33 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Diving Tacoma Narrows Bridge and Salmon Beach
Replies: 5
Views: 755

Re: Diving Tacoma Narrows Bridge and Salmon Beach

so tell us or at least me how you made this dive...started where?....boat type etc...all the details..thanks
by banjofish
Mon Dec 16, 2013 12:33 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: fox island east wall
Replies: 10
Views: 622

fox island east wall

Im looking for any info on this dive. Read that the reef is just off the end of a trail from the parking lot. But would love any info you guys or gals have. Whats the best time to dive to not get sucked out to china with the current. thanks cam
by banjofish
Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:01 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: spearfishing
Replies: 8
Views: 956

Re: spearfishing

I love the taste of greenling..But each of us have our tastes...I thought when I first posted this and got very little response that spearfishing was a no no nowdays...I used to go out 30 years ago and get a ling or two every dive...We got a 26 lb cab under the fox island bridge one day...Now seems ...
by banjofish
Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:54 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: spearfishing
Replies: 8
Views: 956

Re: spearfishing

How about greenling..I found a whole bunch of them a few weeks back and would like to fill my freezer.
by banjofish
Mon Dec 09, 2013 7:10 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: spearfishing
Replies: 8
Views: 956

spearfishing

Been awhile since i did any spearfishing so thought Id ask you guys or gals what the rules are now days..Do I need a fishing license? Any places off limits? what are the limits if any on greenlings or cabs...How about crabs...thanks for any info you might have.
by banjofish
Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:10 pm
Forum: Introductions (New Visitors, Start Here)
Topic: Hello
Replies: 1
Views: 320

Hello

Its nice to see a place for everyone interested in diving to meet and exchange ideas and answer questions. Ive been out of diving for some years now but due to my sons taking up the sport I have been drawn back in..And I must say I have missed it. Im 60 now and took up diving when I was 16. I worked...