Sund Rock in the Cold 1/2/16

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Sund Rock in the Cold 1/2/16

Post by YellowEye » Sun Jan 03, 2016 1:47 am

Howdy Folks
SJ, SeattlePaul1975, MightyMouse, 4 others and I went to Sund Rock today. What a great day!

First dive was to the south wall, then we did the north wall and wreck. Brrr it was cold outside, in the mid 20's when we got there. But it wasn't bad once down to 15 feet deep.

Here were some of the snaps:

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This guy was ultra-tiny, smaller than a pea
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Leather Star
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Fiesty ling
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Pink Mouth Hydroids were found in the shallows
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N*pple Sponges
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Seastars were about
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zOMG!!! Found this guy in 40' of water below the fishbowl


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Hope everyone's having a great diving weekend!

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Re: Sund Rock in the Cold 1/2/16

Post by ScubaJess » Sun Jan 03, 2016 8:37 am

Hello YellowEye!
Such cool pictures again! :eric:
I can't believe you found that juvi YellowEye Rockfish! It was super cute!
Here are some of my pictures! I finally got a good looking squat lobster! :partydance: :pirate:
It was a great first 2 dives of 2016! :partyman:

Hope everyone else is having some great cold dives! :)
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Sund Rock in the sunny fog
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Re: Sund Rock in the Cold 1/2/16

Post by Tom Nic » Sun Jan 03, 2016 8:20 pm

Great find on the junior YellowEye!
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Re: Sund Rock in the Cold 1/2/16

Post by taylortex » Tue Jan 05, 2016 9:28 pm

Which wall and depth did you see the juvi yeye ?

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Re: Sund Rock in the Cold 1/2/16

Post by YellowEye » Tue Jan 05, 2016 9:29 pm

Hi!
We saw it at 40' on the north wall, just below the aquarium!

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Re: Sund Rock in the Cold 1/2/16

Post by FlyinV » Wed Jan 06, 2016 5:57 am

I wonder if there are a couple juveniles at Sund Rock ....
We saw one a few weeks ago on the wreck but maybe it got chased off from people looking for it.
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Re: Sund Rock in the Cold 1/2/16

Post by YellowEye » Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:08 am

I believe one person mentioned in another thread they saw 3 on one dive there recently. Not sure if the wreck was one of the locations. I somehow doubt the chase off!

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Re: Sund Rock in the Cold 1/2/16

Post by taylortex » Wed Jan 06, 2016 8:27 pm

Interesting at 40' that's pretty shallow, they usually tuck in to crevices and stay in the same spot for a long time.

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Re: Sund Rock in the Cold 1/2/16

Post by YellowEye » Wed Jan 06, 2016 8:30 pm

Yes, the DFW guy said he thought it was low too. This was high tide too!
Jeff, make sure you report yours.

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Re: Sund Rock in the Cold 1/2/16

Post by taylortex » Fri Jan 22, 2016 6:14 pm

Saw 2 juvi yelloweyes today at your exact same spot! So beautiful at that small size, always a pleasure to see them up close. I will be submitting this dive to REEF.

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Re: Sund Rock in the Cold 1/2/16

Post by taylortex » Fri Jan 22, 2016 7:07 pm

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Re: Sund Rock in the Cold 1/2/16

Post by YellowEye » Fri Jan 22, 2016 8:20 pm

Ooh, nice!

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Re: Sund Rock in the Cold 1/2/16

Post by ScubaJess » Sat Jan 23, 2016 8:16 am

Great rainbow shots!
I can't wait to get back to SundRock & dive. Also I'm all out of Hoodsport Coffee so that's a problem! :)
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Re: Sund Rock in the Cold 1/2/16

Post by Echo » Sun Jan 24, 2016 10:57 am

Jess, your squat lobster tickled me :)
They got a permanent Dr. Seuss smile!
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