Sixgills and more....

Tell us your tale of coming nose-to-nose with a 6 gill [--this big--], or about your vacation to turquoise warm waters. Share your adventures here!
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Sixgills and more....

Post by Scubie Doo » Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:02 pm

The past week of diving has been truly amazing. Starting on Saturday, I hit Skyline with some good friends. Followed that up with Keytone, then back home for some six gills searching at Redondo. Last night was truly amazing as we swam with a couple six gills for 10-15 minutes. Here are a few shots, more to come.

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Have a kick ass week everyone!

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Post by Jan K » Wed Sep 09, 2020 2:40 pm

Awesome !

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Post by oldsalt » Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:02 pm

Envy is a sin, right? Rats. I just sinned again.
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Post by Tangfish » Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:43 pm

OMFG!!! I’m so happy but jealous too.

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Post by Scubie Doo » Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:06 pm

oldsalt wrote:Envy is a sin, right? Rats. I just sinned again.
-Curt, aka the guy who dived the Salish Sea for over 50 years without seeing a sixgill
Curt- when it comes to diving, it’s not a sin to be envious :) these creatures are elusive for sure.


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Post by Gdog » Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:42 pm

Freaking awesome shots Jesse! Here are a few of mine. What an incredible night of diving!
Six Gill at Redondo.jpg
Six Gill Shark.jpg
Battle Scarred Six Gill Shark.jpg
Rick Norris and the Six Gill.jpg
Six Gill Eye.jpg
Love how it looks like the diver with the light on that last one has no idea there is a shark right in front of them!

As you can see, the biggest one was a bit beat up, and had a tear above its fin. I had to slowly push its head aside a few times as it seemed determined to get right in my grill, and I was not liking that.

It was completely EPIC!

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Post by Scubie Doo » Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:16 am

Excellent shots gdog! What a great dive.


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Post by Nwbrewer » Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:20 pm

Awesome!
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Post by Scubie Doo » Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:21 pm

Here are a few shots from Day Island Wall yesterday evening.

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Have a good ThThTh tonight. I'll catch y'all next week. I am off to Vegas for the weekend. :-)

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Post by Tangfish » Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:03 pm

Loving it you guys! And Norris sighting too, shoot, that’s more rare down south than a sixgill!

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Post by ScubaJess » Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:26 pm

Holy EPIC six gill action! :taco: :luv: You guys are awesome!! :luv:
Sooo excited for next week! :taco: :taco: :taco:
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Post by Norris » Fri Sep 11, 2020 5:25 pm

Great shots you guys, it was great seeing some of the crew. Only some of which underwater but the dive was just fantastic

I shot a video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGkUNl0n5co&t=248s
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Post by derekcs » Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:18 pm

Great sixgill shots, guys! Very jealous.
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Post by Vjw » Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:51 pm

Fabulous!!!!!! :joshsmith: :partydance: :taco:

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Post by 60south » Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:42 pm

Epic shots!

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Post by SwamiMacGyver » Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:09 pm

Great pictures and video! The shark with the white mark on its "forehead" looks like a shark we called Harriet Potter :-) If you can, please report the sighting at https://www.sixgillsharks.org/report-a-sighting Doing that will help us identify which sharks were here and when they were around Redondo!

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Post by Scubie Doo » Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:47 pm

Absolutely. I just submitted one from 9/7. I will submit this one too :)


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