Monthly Archives: March 2013

03-28-2013: More Feeding Humpbacks, Up Close and Personal with the Four Amigos

Another excellent day on the Monterey Bay. Plenty of Humpbacks to go around and shallow krill. There were at least eight humpbacks within about a 2-mile radius. We were hanging with two that were giving us excellent looks. After about … Continue reading

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03-27-2013: Feeding Humpbacks, Common Dolphins, Albatross and lots of Krill

The humpbacks continue to flow into The Bay after a long journey from their Winter calving and breeding grounds off the coast of Southern Mexico and Central America. There’s a lot of feed in The Bay right now and the … Continue reading

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03/26/2013: The Spring Humpback event has begun!

Monday we had a wonderful time with three humpback whales busily feeding in the middle of the bay. Their dives were short and their flukes were many! The krill was swarming around our boat on the surface of the water … Continue reading

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03-24-2013: Northbound Grays, Pacific White-sided Dolphins and a Fur Seal

The northbound bound gray whales continue to be a sure thing. We’ve been finding them 8-10 miles out just south of Moss Landing Harbor. We’ve also been seeing a lot of common dolphins this week as well as a feeding … Continue reading

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03-16-2013: 1,000+ Common Dolphins, Gray Whales, Risso’s Dolphins and Black-footed Albatross

We have had quite the dolphin presence over the last couple of days. Yesterday we had the long-beaked common dolphin, Risso’s dolphins and Pacific White-sided dolphins. And they were are all cruising up next to the boat, launching. It was … Continue reading

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03-12-2013: Gray Whales, Reports of Humpbacks, Photo’s From San Ignacio Lagoon Trip

The fog rolled in last night and made the going tough at first. Then it cleared up enough for us to find 4-5 northbound gray whales. They were staying up nicely. We had excellent views. But it was a bit … Continue reading

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03-11-2013: Back in Moss Landing, Excellent Conditions, Humpbacks, Gray Whales, Pacific White-sided Dolphins and More

It’s nice to be back in Moss Landing after a week of being in Baja hanging with the gray whales and blue whales. We had excellent conditions today with humpbacks, gray whales, Pacific white-sided dolphins and  a nice look at … Continue reading

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03-06-2013: San Ignacio Lagoon and Petting the Gray Whale Calves

All I can say is that I’m in awe about what we experienced yesterday. Truly remarkable. Most of us that have experienced gray whales here in the Monterey Bay pretty much see the same thing each time. Maybe a spout … Continue reading

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03-04-2013: Now in Loreto, Baja, about to head North to the town of San Ignacio

We finally made to Loreto after a five hour connecting flight delay in L.A. That was painful. We flew into Loreto last night just before a beautiful sunset. Very nice conditions today. Absolutely beautiful. We heard there were some blue … Continue reading

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03-03-2013: On Our Way to Baja to Check Out Gray Calves and Mothers in Birthing Lagoons

We’ve been wanting to do this for a couple of years. You know, check out the gray whale mother and calves in their breeding and calving grounds in the warm water lagoons of Baja. So we finally decided to go … Continue reading

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03-02-2013: More Humpbacks Show Up, 1000+ Common Dolphins, Orcas and Grays, Northern Fur Seal

We started out to the Southwest as we headed to reports of humpbacks and gray whales. Within a few minutes of leaving the harbor we could immediately see the telltale splashing and water surface texture change of dolphins. We love … Continue reading

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