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by PapaZ
Sat Dec 03, 2016 7:33 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Cloud Sponges - Hood Canal
Replies: 5
Views: 1094

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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by PapaZ
Sat Dec 03, 2016 9:38 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Hood Canal Dive
Replies: 4
Views: 887

Re: Hood Canal Dive

YellowEye wrote:Very cool! What site?

Yellow House
by PapaZ
Fri Dec 02, 2016 9:26 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Hood Canal Dive
Replies: 4
Views: 887

Hood Canal Dive

A few pictures and video clips from dive in Hood Canal today.
No music.

https://youtu.be/A6YDu9tGLk4

:)
by PapaZ
Fri Jun 10, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Columbia River Scuba Diving
Replies: 10
Views: 3429

Re: Columbia River Scuba Diving

Thanks for posting the links to the Yakima Dive Club. Unfortunately, locally, the river is too shallow and the nearby ponds & lakes are very poor viz, usually less than 3 feet. Heavy algae growth and mud/silt. So, most of our club diving is either in Puget Sound or Hood Canal. If anyone is inter...
by PapaZ
Wed May 25, 2016 5:51 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Hurst Island Diving Resort......
Replies: 3
Views: 1523

Re: Hurst Island Diving Resort......

Oh no.....I cannot believe that Russell would do such a thing.......are you sure it was not Sheryl? :laughing3:

Great place for adventures and on the list to return to again.

PapaZ
by PapaZ
Tue May 17, 2016 11:27 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Hurst Island Diving Resort......
Replies: 3
Views: 1523

Hurst Island Diving Resort......

From one of the top cold water diving resorts in the world.

Enjoy

https://youtu.be/Boi5p2uDmIo

:popcorn:
by PapaZ
Sun May 15, 2016 9:08 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Mukilteo
Replies: 22
Views: 3525

Mukilteo

With the loss of the pier at Mukilteo and the crabbing......
Has anyone been diving around the Boeing dock and if so,
have the crabs moved to that area making it worthwhile to
do some crabbing there this summer?
:)
by PapaZ
Fri May 13, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Painted Greenling Display.....
Replies: 3
Views: 791

Painted Greenling Display.....

A short video clip (<1min) from dive with God's Pocket Resort on May 6th.
First time to see a pair displaying.

https://youtu.be/hMzvAMPgIG0

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by PapaZ
Tue May 10, 2016 5:29 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: New artificial reef / wreck dive: Moxee
Replies: 8
Views: 2122

Re: New artificial reef / wreck dive: Moxee

Max depth is 15 ffw
Current speed about 4-5 knots.
Nitrox or tri-mix not required.
by PapaZ
Tue Mar 29, 2016 4:32 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Caught Out In The Open.......
Replies: 2
Views: 688

Caught Out In The Open.......

Appears to be out in the open.

March 17th, diving off the Down Time with PAC Adventure at Pulali Point

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by PapaZ
Mon Mar 14, 2016 6:59 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Yakima Dive Club - March Newsletter
Replies: 1
Views: 828

Yakima Dive Club - March Newsletter

The Yakima Dive Club is a very active "social club with a diving problem."

Attached is a complimentary electronic newsletter for the month of March. (pdf format)

Enjoy.

PapaZ

YDC March 2016 electronic Final.pdf
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by PapaZ
Sun Feb 21, 2016 6:20 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: 2016 Yakima Dive Club Promo Video
Replies: 10
Views: 1835

Re: 2016 Yakima Dive Club Promo Video

The YDC's Facebook page is active. Please join us at our next meeting which will be on March 8th with a start time of 6:30 P.M.. The March meeting site will be posted to our web site, Facebook page, newsletters and emailed to club members as soon as determined. The club is exploring different places...
by PapaZ
Sat Feb 06, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Sund Rock North Wall
Replies: 6
Views: 643

Sund Rock North Wall

Afternoon dive on the north wall of Sund Rock.

Alex, Don, Mike & Kenn

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by PapaZ
Mon Dec 07, 2015 10:10 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Caribbean Fish ID
Replies: 1
Views: 465

Caribbean Fish ID

Enjoyed a couple days of diving warm Caribbean waters at Playa del Carmen last month. Little help on some fish ID please: 1. Blue stripped grunt 4 IMG_3459_resized.jpg 2. The 'stripped' markings on these yellow fish are slightly different, not as parallel as the blue stripped grunt. Different type o...
by PapaZ
Tue Nov 24, 2015 6:08 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Dos Ojos
Replies: 5
Views: 668

Dos Ojos

On my birthday, November 19th, Dick C. and I enjoyed a two tank dive of the Yucatan peninsula cenote called Dos Ojos (two eyes). dos ojos shirt logo_resized.jpg I know this is a 'long' video, 11 minutes, but the diversity of the geological limestone stalagtites and stalgmites that have formed over t...
by PapaZ
Sat Nov 14, 2015 8:38 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Gurnard
Replies: 7
Views: 1123

Flying Gurnard

First time to see one 'display'.
30 second video clip
Playa del Carmen, November 2015

https://youtu.be/UvW2vRhgkWI
by PapaZ
Thu Oct 29, 2015 9:01 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Yakima Dive Club's Halloween Fun.......
Replies: 0
Views: 2132

Yakima Dive Club's Halloween Fun.......

The Yakima Dive Club, a social club with a diving problem, enjoyed their Halloween activities on the 24th. Here is a short multimedia, includes underwater pumpkin carving contest, costume contest, potluck and aerial entertainment. We had great viz in Lake Aspen.........2 feet max! m Happy Halloween ...
by PapaZ
Wed Sep 23, 2015 7:12 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Missing Diver - Tahsis BC
Replies: 17
Views: 3006

Re: Missing Diver - Tahsis BC

R.I.P. Ken G.

Photo of Ken doing what he loved to do.
by PapaZ
Tue Sep 15, 2015 11:06 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Cove 2: 9-13-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1413

Re: Cove 2: 9-13-2015

:supz:
by PapaZ
Sun Sep 06, 2015 9:52 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: sea cucumber mouth parts
Replies: 5
Views: 719

Re: sea cucumber mouth parts

Hood Canal. Sund Rock. Both walls.
by PapaZ
Tue Aug 25, 2015 7:54 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Sund Rock: 8-22-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 732

Re: Sund Rock: 8-22-2015

Nice video.

:supz:
by PapaZ
Sun Aug 23, 2015 11:20 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: sea cucumber mouth parts
Replies: 5
Views: 719

sea cucumber mouth parts

Over the last month and half, I have noticed a large number of the sea cumbers have extented their mouth parts to be quite visible. Normally, do not see these often. Due to low D.O. and/or warmer water temperatures? IMG_3070 sea cucumber mouth parts 2_resized.jpg IMG_3079 sea cucumber mouth parts 32...