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Miles of whales.

2016 05-26 SB Channel

The wind and surface chop was a bit more moderate today but skies were sunny and cetaceans were abundant.  Captain Dave ran southwest to the mid-channel NOAA buoy and thus encountered what would be a line of humpback whales and long-beaked common dolphins that stretched to the east for a couple of miles.  I like the sound of that.  Miles of whales.

The humpbacks today did not fluke up very much and down times were short leading some crew members to speculate that the anchovy schools were not as deep.  After running to a breaching humpback in the distance, it did let loose a monster breach fairly close to the Condor Express which certain woke everyone that had been caught in dolphin mesmerization.  By the time Dave ran the line, he logged 10 humpback whales with more in the distance, and at least 2,000 dolphins.

You never know what Mother Nature has in store. Bob Perry Condor Express

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