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Shocked by an Electric Ray

I was shocked by an electric ray when I was younger while scuba diving with a buddy in the kelp beds off La Jolla Cove in San Diego. It was in fact a Pacific Electric Ray. [...]

Mako Shark Surprises Divers

The chum line moved quickly in the current.  A slick, oily, bloody mess from the crushed mackerel spread out towards the horizon. It was just a matter of time now [...]

5 Tips to Catch a Lobster

So I spent plenty of time as a teenager snorkeling off the reefs of Cardiff-by-the-Sea in North County San Diego honing the fine art of finding and catching lobster.  Skin [...]

Disappearing Blue Sharks

Years ago I went on my first shark dive off the coast of San Diego.  We went about 15-miles off the coast of Point Loma.  We chummed the water and slowly stared down the [...]