Monthly Archives: April 2014

04-24-2014: More Orcas, Lively Humpbacks, Beautiful Conditions

After a couple of rough days on The Bay, we got back into the swing of things with orcas, pacific white-sided dolphins, a black-footed albatross and happy humpbacks. We came across these orcas early in the trip. But they were … Continue reading

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04-20-2014: More Killer Whale Carnage

The killer whales are on the hunt in the Monterey Bay. And their hitting their target: The northbound gray whale calves. This is the second attack and killing within the week. There were also humpbacks in the immediate area that … Continue reading

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04-14-2014: Feeding Humpbacks In Front of Moss Landing, 30+ Orcas Kill a Gray Whale

Likely one of the most incredible orca encounters we’ve ever had. Just remarkable. The day started out with anticipation. I got an early call from a fellow whale watching boat captain that he had a report of a large group … Continue reading

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04-07-2014: Today was all about the Orcas

And now for something completely different. It’s been a while since we’ve had nice orca encounter. Over the last couple of months we’ve mainly been seeing one or two, maybe a few orcas. But today we had two different pods. … Continue reading

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04-06-2014: The Incredible Lunge Feeding Humpback, Bow-riding Pacific White-sided Dolphins, an Olive Ridley Turtle and More

Our early of run of feeding humpbacks continue. We saw a massive school of anchovies pass under the boat today. The water was clear enough so that we were able to get a good look. They were likely being chased … Continue reading

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04-03-2013: Dolphin Days, Friendly Humpbacks and Smooth Sailing

Today was remarkable. We had an incredible Risso’s dolphin encounter. These things were behaving like bow riding common dolphins. Launching out of the water in groups of 4-5. Blasting along at 10 knots. Just incredible. Perfect conditions. And then there … Continue reading

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