Category Archives: Whales

The Whales Were Saved but How Are They Doing?

Those of us living along the pacific coast have the good fortune to be able to observe whales from land or even be able to get up really close to them with a short boat ride. Most whales spend their time at very remote locations and much of their time underwater so knowing how many…
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Whales off Bodega Head!

Have you ever been able to see the whales off Bodega Head? Here is a short video done in 2010 that shows the whales around Bodega Head.
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Whale Watching: Up Close and Personal

How would you like to see something like this the next time you take your Kayak out into Bodega Bay? Last Saturday near Avila Beach (San Luis Obispo) A mother and daughter in separate kayaks came dangerously close to a surfacing humpback whale.

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California: Rare Sighting of Blue Whales

The New York Times is reporting that blue whales, the world’s largest animal, are being seen in droves off the Northern California coast. The ocean giants are being lured by an increase this year in their favorite food — shrimplike creatures known as krill.

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Local fishermen rescue entangled gray whale

Chris Smith of The Press Democrat is reporting that three Bodega Bay Fishermen on a crab boat were able to free a migrating gray whale from fish-net ropes that had entangled the whale since April 17th. Complete article is HERE. Skipper Mark Anello and his crew were about 4 miles off the Sonoma coast when…
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