Salt Creek Away Mission

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Salt Creek Away Mission

Post by ScubaJess » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:59 pm

Hey There!
Hope you're all having a excellent June!!! :joshsmith:
A few of my awesome buddies :luv: :norris: and I hit up Salt Creek a few weekends ago. I thought I'd share some snaps!

We got lucky with fantastic weather and viz was good also! It's a pretty surge infested area so I had to take 2 Dramamine pills but they worked nicely! I didn't get sea sick and we planned it just right! :notworthy: :taco: :partydance: :eric: It's a lot easier to enter at higher tide. (Dive tip: Always keep your reg in mouth here since it's very slippery on entry/exit. )

The sea critters were out and about! A nice variety of life. I saw the smallest brittle Star on some kelp, a colorful variety of urchins, some really nice Jellyfish including a Red Eye Medusia, some super cute shrimp,1 rockfish, surf anemones, lots of muscles in shallows, but no rock greenlings.

Thanks to my awesome buddies for the fun times! :burntchef: :partyman: :taco: :popcorn: :partydance:

Happy Diving!
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Urchin close up
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Smiling Shrimp
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Shrimp Shuttle Craft
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Nudibranch eating spaghetti worms for lunch
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Scubie & Penders!!!! So glad he's back in the water!!!
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A star is born
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Red Eye Medusa
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I got a Awesome Spock gnome for my birthday! Thanks Vjw!!!! :)
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Stephen & Valerie
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Salt creek
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Yelloweye taking snaps after
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Me & Val
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Beautiful salt creek
Live Long And Prosper!!!

Stay Warm underwater with the Weezle Extreme Plus undergarment! Please let me know if you would like to order one or have any questions. :luv: :partydance: :eric: :taco:

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Re: Salt Creek Away Mission

Post by Vjw » Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:59 pm

Love the red eye medulla and brittlestar pics! And the shrimp riding on the jellyfish! Amazing shot!! Had a fabulous time. So glad the weather was good and was beautiful above water too! Looking forward to more away missions! :joshsmith: :taco: :boucegreen:

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Post by Penopolypants » Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:19 am

Great photos!

Salt Creek is the only site where I've seriously considered wearing a wetsuit. The entry/exit can be brutal!
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Re: Salt Creek Away Mission

Post by Gdog » Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:17 am

Love it Jess! Thanks for sharing, wish I could have gone!

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Post by ScubaJess » Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:12 am

Gdog wrote:Love it Jess! Thanks for sharing, wish I could have gone!

We missed you tons & talked about you a lot at the pub next door! (All good stuff!) Your favorite spot to eat! You must come with us next time!!!
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Re: Salt Creek Away Mission

Post by Tom Nic » Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:17 am

Great pics, great report, and a great reminder to dive an amazing site this Summer!
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Post by stphnmartin » Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:01 pm

Really fun trip! Super fun! Thanks for sharing the snaps!
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Re: Salt Creek Away Mission

Post by Gdog » Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:08 am

I wanted to ask, how was the food? Its been a long time since I was able to find a seat there, so .....

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Post by ScubaJess » Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:29 am

Gdog wrote:I wanted to ask, how was the food? Its been a long time since I was able to find a seat there, so .....

Hi Gdog,
It was yummy after the super long wait to get in. They have some nice sweet potato fries, also had the coffee rubbed burger. It was okay but not a YellowEye burger! Next time we are going to look for Indian food instead :)
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Stay Warm underwater with the Weezle Extreme Plus undergarment! Please let me know if you would like to order one or have any questions. :luv: :partydance: :eric: :taco:

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