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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby Bulldog » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:10 pm

Last week I was talking with "the Ranger" at Waddell about a spot that some folks have been kiting north of Ano Nuevo...he told me about the time he saw a 20 ft. GW eat the carcass of an 18 footer that had washed up on the beach where kiters have been launching lately. The action all took place in about 3 feet of water.

It took me a lot longer than normal to get into the water after hearing that story...
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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby sc-surfer » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:28 pm

Bulldog wrote:Last week I was talking with "the Ranger" at Waddell about a spot that some folks have been kiting north of Ano Nuevo...he told me about the time he saw a 20 ft. GW eat the carcass of an 18 footer that had washed up on the beach where kiters have been launching lately. The action all took place in about 3 feet of water.

It took me a lot longer than normal to get into the water after hearing that story...


Yep. totally sketchy place. Not worth the walk in.
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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby sloughslut » Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:30 pm

Lets just assume the whole ca coast is shark infested year round :character-jaws: get over it and go ride.
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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby le noun » Tue Aug 21, 2012 9:45 am

sloughslut wrote:Lets just assume the whole ca coast is shark infested year round :character-jaws: get over it and go ride.


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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby sc-surfer » Tue Aug 21, 2012 11:30 am

Ya, but don't kite any of the walk in spots. Way to dangerous. )))
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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby friggin old guy » Tue Aug 21, 2012 11:33 am

Agree that it's stupid to stress out too much over sharks given the low level of attacks vs the amount of folks that are in the water. At the same time, I think it is tempting fate to completely disregard the fact that some places have more sharks than others. Call me a pussy for being a little circumspect about going out at some of those spots unless there are other people out (just one other guy cuts your chances of being chomped by 50%).

I think you have a different perspective if people that are close to you have been attacked. Doesn't keep people like Rebstock out of the water, and his dad has one of the best shark stories around (the best ones are when you survive getting chomped). Healthy respect is due to both survivors........ and the big fish.
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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby sloughslut » Tue Aug 21, 2012 3:59 pm

sc-surfer wrote:Ya, but don't kite any of the walk in spots. Way to dangerous. )))

You are more likely to get poision oak or your kite ripped on the rocks than bit by a shark at those walk in places :::)
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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby Aloha » Tue Aug 21, 2012 4:41 pm

Plus FOG you know if you break down at Waddell you can count on me to drag you in "?%#
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GW at Dillon

Postby sc-surfer » Tue Aug 21, 2012 5:21 pm

sloughslut wrote:
sc-surfer wrote:Ya, but don't kite any of the walk in spots. Way to dangerous. )))

You are more likely to get poision oak or your kite ripped on the rocks than bit by a shark at those walk in places :::)


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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby le noun » Wed Aug 22, 2012 1:43 am

You're unlikely to die from poison oak though. :mrgreen:
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