4-8-21 “Adventurous Souls”

Adventure on the high seas! Thursday saw the Pacifica charging out into a wavy bay with 24 adventurous souls aboard. With captain Danny “The Tank” Frank at the helm, we had little trouble in locating three species of cetaceans 🙂 Early on, Danny sighted a moderate pod of Risso’s (Grampus griseus) dolphin, who graced us…

4-5-21 “The Triumphant Return”

  Zay has returned. Two months of Covid-19 refuge in the Hawaiian islands has sent me back to the mainland with a fire inside, rekindled and emblazoned anew. As the tides of pandemic recede, tourism returns to Monterey, and we the whale fleet are finally feeling the relief of steady business. Just in time; the…

Gray Whales are on their way!!!!

As most humpback whales migrate out of area, we anticipate the arrival of these magnificent creatures. Gray whales migrate in great numbers past our area to head to their warm breeding grounds in the middle of the Baja California Peninsula. Around mid-February we will already see a few grays heading back up to their Northern…