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by Vjw
Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: Whidbey Island Critters
Replies: 4217
Views: 420121

Re: Whidbey Island Critters

Congratulations Jan on the new find! That’s so exciting!! :joshsmith:
by Vjw
Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Sand Tiger Sharks, and Diving the Atlantic Graveyard in North Carolina
Replies: 4
Views: 132

Sand Tiger Sharks, and Diving the Atlantic Graveyard in North Carolina

There's a gem of a location to see sand tiger sharks, and you don't need your passport! Beaufort, North Carolina is home to Discovery Diving (discoverydiving.com), and StphnMartin and I planned on two days of boat charter diving Aug 5 and 6th and signed up for a third day because weather conditions ...
by Vjw
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Keystone 8/11 -- dive 700 for scuba jess!
Replies: 8
Views: 215

Re: Keystone 8/11 -- dive 700 for scuba jess!

Congratulations SJ!! Way to go!!!! Great pics above and below the water! :joshsmith: :calvin: :partydance:
by Vjw
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: My Diving Accident End of June
Replies: 14
Views: 387

Re: My Diving Accident End of June

Thank you very much for sharing this information. It does help everyone to be aware. I’m so sorry you had to go through all this and hoping for a complete recovery!!
by Vjw
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade Dive Gear
Topic: Craigslist deals
Replies: 827
Views: 99390

Re: Craigslist deals

Like-new Olympus TG-6 underwater camera housing: seattle.craigslist.org/see/pho/d/seattle-olympus-tg-6-underwater-camera/6956011221.html Bought for a family member but they ended up not needing it (and was too late to return the housing). I have one myself and love it! From what I've read it sounds...
by Vjw
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:54 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 8/15
Replies: 10
Views: 390

Re: ThThTh 8/15

Planning to be there :joshsmith:
by Vjw
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: Not something I've seen...
Replies: 3
Views: 188

Re: Not something I've seen...

Amazing! :joshsmith:
by Vjw
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: OceanX gets up close with a massive sixgill
Replies: 3
Views: 198

Re: OceanX gets up close with a massive sixgill

Thanks for sharing the link! Very impressive!!
by Vjw
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 8/1
Replies: 8
Views: 252

Re: ThThTh 8/1

Won’t be there tonight or next week. Hoping to see sharks in North Carolina! Have a great dive tonight guys!!!
by Vjw
Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 7.25
Replies: 24
Views: 621

Re: ThThTh 7.25

Planning to be there :joshsmith:
by Vjw
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: 7/14 Diving -- Sunrise & Fox island
Replies: 2
Views: 177

Re: 7/14 Diving -- Sunrise & Fox island

Sunrise was beautiful! Nice report and like the helmet crab YE! Colorful scallops galore, wolf eel, red Irish lord, and very calm water. Such a fabulous site! Here’s two screen shots. SM and Scuba Jess got epic shots of the red head dressed warbonnet!
by Vjw
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 7.18
Replies: 12
Views: 440

Re: ThThTh 7.18

I’m out this week too.
by Vjw
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Newbie UW Video cam Advice
Replies: 2
Views: 218

Re: Newbie UW Video cam Advice

Welcome!! I’m no expert, but a few thoughts about UW video - I used GoPro at first and think it’s good for wide angle and can get ok footage of smallish critters (not actual macro) with a +15 macromate sold by Backscatter that flips in front of the GoPro. That being said, if you’re starting from scr...
by Vjw
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 7/11 -- Slurpee Edition
Replies: 11
Views: 322

Re: ThThTh 7/11 -- Slurpee Edition

I’m in too! I need practice with new tripod. Either site is good with me. :joshsmith:
by Vjw
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Memorial Day Weekend Nanaimo Adventure
Replies: 6
Views: 355

Re: Memorial Day Weekend Nanaimo Adventure

Thanks for the excellent trip report and beautiful pictures!! So glad to hear the sunflower stars were healthy and plentiful!! :joshsmith:
by Vjw
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 6/20
Replies: 11
Views: 581

Re: ThThTh 6/20

Planning on it! :joshsmith:
by Vjw
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 6/13?
Replies: 4
Views: 280

Re: ThThTh 6/13?

I’m a maybe too. :)
by Vjw
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Discovery Passage over Memorial Day Weekend
Replies: 13
Views: 650

Re: Discovery Passage over Memorial Day Weekend

Amazing photos everyone! Highlights were seeing my first sea angel (YE swam over and fluttered like an angel underwater to get my attention) and seeing the GPO pictured below that Stephen found. The GPO was hunting. Watching the tips of its fine, dexterous tentacles as it explored for critters in cr...
by Vjw
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 6/6 scubajess birthday + bbq edition
Replies: 29
Views: 1291

Re: ThThTh 6/6 scubajess birthday + bbq edition

I will bring impossible burgers! Won’t be diving because flying the next day. I think you mean Beyond Burgers? Last I heard Impossible Burgers were not FDA approved for home chefs. If they're now approved, that would be awesome! If not, Beyond Burgers are pretty good too! Looking forward! You are c...
by Vjw
Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 6/6 scubajess birthday + bbq edition
Replies: 29
Views: 1291

Re: ThThTh 6/6 scubajess birthday + bbq edition

I will bring impossible burgers! :joshsmith:
Won’t be diving because flying the next day. :partydance:
by Vjw
Tue May 28, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: ThThTh in Indonesia
Replies: 69
Views: 3288

Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Finished my video of our adventure! Spoiler alert - George, there isn't any BRO footage in it :)

by Vjw
Thu May 23, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 5/23
Replies: 16
Views: 949

Re: ThThTh 5/23

I’m out this week.
by Vjw
Sun May 19, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: GPO attacks Gdog's camera and won't let go!
Replies: 10
Views: 613

GPO attacks Gdog's camera and won't let go!

Gdog, StphnMartin, and I dove Three Tree North last week. We met a Giant Pacific Octopus attempting to steal Gdog's camera!  Next, the octopus grasps a stick while creeping towards StphnMartin, tentacles outstretched.  Apparently changing its mind, it covertly dashes into its den. https://youtu.be/5...
by Vjw
Sun May 19, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: New reef idea for Redondo!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 410

Re: New reef idea for Redondo!!!

I'm late to the party! Love it! Best reef idea I've seen yet! Too bad someone else already got it.
Live long and prosper!
by Vjw
Sun May 19, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Deception Pass-Mothers Day weekend warm up report
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Re: Deception Pass-Mothers Day weekend warm up report

I love the vibrant pinks, oranges, and yellows! The nudis laying eggs is exquisite. I like the segments on the crab at the base of the glove sponge. The tiny scale crab floating in the water column is charming. I feel fortunate and thankful to experience the underwater world, and I appreciate all th...