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bottle fields?

Post by mjbickford » Fri Sep 18, 2015 10:40 pm

A coworker broke a bottle I brought up this summer. Now I have an urge to find a few more, older, cooler bottles.

I know of Redondo, Mukilteo, and port Townsend. Those are all pretty deep to spend any significant time searching. I have heard there is a field near keystone, but have no more info on it.

are there any shallower fields to search, and any fields in south sound?


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Re: bottle fields?

Post by Jeremy » Fri Sep 18, 2015 10:54 pm

mjbickford wrote:A coworker broke a bottle I brought up this summer. Now I have an urge to find a few more, older, cooler bottles.

I know of Redondo, Mukilteo, and port Townsend. Those are all pretty deep to spend any significant time searching. I have heard there is a field near keystone, but have no more info on it.

are there any shallower fields to search, and any fields in south sound?


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Titlow has a field to the northwest of the pilings. TTN has a field north of the cabin cruiser and west of the satellite dish area.

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Re: bottle fields?

Post by spatman » Sat Sep 19, 2015 9:26 am

There are several spots along Ruston Way in Tacoma that might still yield nice finds in the 60-80' range. We've even found a few old medicine bottles and such just to th right of the Les Davis fishing pier.
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Re: bottle fields?

Post by Tom Nic » Sat Sep 19, 2015 12:53 pm

I second Ruston Way.

This Winter I'd hit the water after Storms. Stuff does get stirred up.

Port Townsend also has bottle fields.

Anyplace there have been docks for a long time will turn up finds from time to time.

The best hunting at TTN seems to be deeper - less picked over. Or see my above comment about storms.
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Re: bottle fields?

Post by McGlencoe » Sun Sep 20, 2015 7:54 am

You can find some pretty good stuff off Port Townsend in the 40'-50' range, just time the current correctly. I've found bottles, china plates, even an old ink well.

60South is the guy for that area, unfortunately he now resides in Colorado.

X3 on the Ruston Way waterfront. We've found quite a few old bottles out there. Mostly in the 70'-80' range, though I did find a cool one in 25' siting right on top of the sand a month or two ago.

A couple buddies and I dive there most Weds. evenings if you want to splash with us.

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Re: bottle fields?

Post by McGlencoe » Sun Sep 20, 2015 7:58 am


Titlow has a field to the northwest of the pilings.


How far out is it from the pilings?

I've found a couple single bottles out there, but have not seen many.

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Post by Echo » Mon Sep 21, 2015 11:13 am

Lake Washington had some good fields
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Post by CaptnJack » Mon Sep 21, 2015 12:33 pm

Duwamish Head by the old Luna Park pier has a bottle field but its not easy pickings
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Re: bottle fields?

Post by xBabyJesus » Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:07 pm

Echo wrote:Lake Washington had some good fields


Where?

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Post by Alaska-Herb » Thu Sep 24, 2015 1:16 pm

Jump on Alaska Air and stop in to Sitka we have some great bottle fields you might have to wrestle with SitkaDiver and Diver Dave for the really really good ones but I am sure they would share

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Post by Norris » Thu Sep 24, 2015 5:50 pm

And at this point you really have to sift
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Re: bottle fields?

Post by CaptnJack » Thu Sep 24, 2015 8:36 pm

xBabyJesus wrote:
Echo wrote:Lake Washington had some good fields


Where?


Wherever the mosquito fleet docked
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Re: bottle fields?

Post by Jeff Kruse » Fri Sep 25, 2015 12:28 pm

CaptnJack wrote:Duwamish Head by the old Luna Park pier has a bottle field but its not easy pickings


That's how I got hooked! Then I started Kayak diving out there and got yelled at a little by the coast guard. Then I just tied off the kayak to the marker and was fine.

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