Oregon Field Guide: Diving the Oregon Coast

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Thursday, February 14th, a story three years in the making. Here's a preview of videographer Michael Bendixen's adventures diving off the Oregon Coast. Watch the full story Thursday on Oregon Field Guide at 8:30 on OPB-TV.

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Thanks for bringing this to our attention.
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Very cool. I hope to watch it.
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You know, I have been preaching the beauty of the diving in Oregon for several years. It was sort of gratifying to have someone confirm what I have been saying. I do think most of the best diving is to be had from a boat. So thanks for posting.
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I believe this is the official video - about 20 minutes in length. http://watch.opb.org/video/2334919238/

It's fun to see the diving at Oregon Coast!
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Really nice!
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Interesting video. I've got to get out there more often.
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Great video! I wish there were more charters off the the Oregon Coast.
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Bric Martin wrote:Great video! I wish there were more charters off the the Oregon Coast.
When I talked to the guy who bought South Beach Scuba in October he was talking about having a six pac up and running in spring. You might want to shake his chain.
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Bric Martin wrote:Great video! I wish there were more charters off the the Oregon Coast.
I bet if you paid ORdiver, he'd take you out. ;)
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spatman wrote:
Bric Martin wrote:Great video! I wish there were more charters off the the Oregon Coast.
I bet if you paid ORdiver, he'd take you out. ;)

Anytime Dave, money well spent!
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Bric Martin wrote:
spatman wrote:
Bric Martin wrote:Great video! I wish there were more charters off the the Oregon Coast.
I bet if you paid ORdiver, he'd take you out. ;)

Anytime Dave, money well spent!
We should find some dates where the tides are good and plan a trip. We'd need a fourth diver or a dedicated boat driver.
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I have a solution. I just want to own a boat. :)
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spatman wrote:
Bric Martin wrote:
spatman wrote:
Bric Martin wrote:Great video! I wish there were more charters off the the Oregon Coast.
I bet if you paid ORdiver, he'd take you out. ;)

Anytime Dave, money well spent!
We should find some dates where the tides are good and plan a trip. We'd need a fourth diver or a dedicated boat driver.
I am in! If you don't have someone in mind for a 4th I could easily get someone!
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If a boat/charter comes together, I'd be into it for sure.
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We could do that. The conditions usually start improving out there within the next month or so. We dove Three Arch Rocks last year in late April. I'll take a look at tides. I'd like to take a trip or two down to Newport and Depoe Bay this year too.
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I'll take people out to the coast for free btw. They just have to show up and roll with the conditions, which can be a little unpredictable, especially in spring. Donations are accepted though :)
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