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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby NorCal Rookie » Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:03 am

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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby Greg » Mon Aug 20, 2012 8:00 am

They are endangered `~` , not us-
The 44 plus years I've been swimming/surfing/windsurfing/sailing/powerboating, PROFESSIONALLY FISHING,..... in the oceans (around the world) I've seen MANY types of shark in there natural state but NEVER-never got even a good FLICKER of a view of a GreatWhite in the ocean-


So-, if you manage to get yourself eaten, that would be a VERY SPECIAL MOMENT indeed.
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Re: GW at Dillon

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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby yojimbo » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:48 am

No lifeguards on duty on NorCal beaches, as far as I can tell. Normally they would have shut that beach down, no kiting, no swimming, no surfing. It is a total free for all at Dillon, the most they do there is groom the beach every once in a blue moon, and post a "no pit bull" sign at the entrance. I have found this to be rather freeing, yet it seems like disaster is a heartbeat away.

I almost went out again that day, but it took another kiter telling me that there was a shark sighting for me to back off. One guy didn't get out, but he was hugging the shoreline so tightly he might as well have been on the beach.
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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby buckler12m » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:56 am

While on the topic. I thought iphone users would get a kick out of the Shark Net app.

Stanford is tracking great whites in the SF Bay area and the Shark Net app allows you to see where the sharks they tagged are located in the bay, where they swim etc.

Pretty cool stuff and it's free.

here is a link to the news article where i found out about it. http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/08/16/shark-week-a-new-app-that-lets-you-track-great-whites/
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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby sloughslut » Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:20 am

Just another Dillon local trying to scare people away from his spot :::) Do you guys know how much poop and agricultural run off is in the water at sherman ###
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Re: Re: GW at Dillon

Postby kitenaked » Mon Aug 20, 2012 11:34 am

buckler12m wrote:While on the topic. I thought iphone users would get a kick out of the Shark Net app.

Stanford is tracking great whites in the SF Bay area and the Shark Net app allows you to see where the sharks they tagged are located in the bay, where they swim etc.

Pretty cool stuff and it's free.

here is a link to the news article where i found out about it. http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/08/16/shark-week-a-new-app-that-lets-you-track-great-whites/


You mean "California Coast".....

Bay Area is a little misleading.


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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby NCKite_Ryder » Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:09 pm

You don't have to out run the bear, just out run the guy next to you.

to much shark week for me also... "LIVE ACTION" at OB
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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby yojimbo » Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:53 pm

What a great app, thanks for posting that. Now I know that Mr. Burns and Wave Glider "Carey" are patroling my favorite kite spot.
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GW at Dillon

Postby sc-surfer » Mon Aug 20, 2012 1:15 pm

Tons of sharks at Wadell too. Probably a good idea to stay out of the water until seal pup season is over!!

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