Monthly Archives: August 2015

08-24-2015: Non-stop Lunge-feeding on the Early Trip, Continues For The 10:30 AM Trip

Sorry about not updating the Captain’s Log over the last couple of weeks. I injured my hand/wrist pretty bad so I’ve been having a hard time shooting and writing. Very hard to type. So I’ll have to be short on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

08-23-2015: Orcas Take Out a Young Harbor Seal Next to The Sanctuary, Twenty to Thirty or More Humpback Whales Invade Moss Landing, Random Breaching, Tail-lobbing, Surface Lunge-feeding

Epic times in the Moss Landing Marine Park. The humpback whale action has been constant over the last few weeks right out in front of Moss Landing. We have had consistent large numbers of humpbacks within a mile or two … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

08-11-2015: Lunge-feeding, Breaching and Tail-lobbing Humpbacks, Bow Riding Dolphins, Molas and More, Best Action So Far This Year

Over the last few days, we’ve been seeing the best action this year on all trips, all day long. And the marine conditions have been excellent. It doesn’t get much better than this. We also saw 200-300 Long-Beaked common dolphins … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

08-08-2015: Moss Landing Whale Park, The Real Greatest Show On Earth

Tom Steinstra was serious when he called what’s happening in Moss Landing right now “The real greatest show on earth.” Check out this video and you’ll see what he means: https://youtu.be/4Du77K_NhZw There has been an absolutely remarkable spectacle happening just … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

08-06-2015: 15+ Humpbacks Feeding With A Large Herd of Sea Lions

There has been a big change over the last few days. The anchovies seemed to have bunched up nicely and it’s bringing the humpbacks and sea lions together. We’ve been seeing between 15-20 whales in front of Moss Landing for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

08-04-2015: Perfect Conditions All Day Long, 10-15+ Feeding Humpbacks In Front of Moss Landing

More humpbacks seemed to have shown up over the last few days. We have also been seeing large areas of anchovies at the surface. At first the massive schools of anchovies appear darker areas of water. I’m talking large areas, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

07-31-2015: Calm, Nice Marine Conditions All Day Long, 10-12 Humpbacks Feeding Next To Each Other

The marine conditions have been stellar over the last few days. We have also had more humpbacks show up outside of Moss Landing. We started out this morning with an 08:00 am trip. We had decent visibility to the South … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment