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#1 fforbes

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Posted 19 August 2013 - 09:00 PM

We came across what we are told is a Giant Pacific Octopus on our trip with the Nautilus Swell last week... an absolute fantastic trip! We had a lot of "firsts"... the GPO, our first wolfie, a lumpsucker... just an amazing eleven days. Thank you Swell crew!

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#2 fforbes

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Posted 19 August 2013 - 09:02 PM

Oh darn! Here's the wolf eel:

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#3 Fireflys

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Posted 20 August 2013 - 11:11 PM

Very nice, particularly like the octopus.  :0)

 

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#4 SwiftFF5

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Posted 21 August 2013 - 03:10 AM

Someday I'm gonna get up to the PacWest to see the wolf eels for myself.  I really like both shots, thanks.


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Posted 21 August 2013 - 01:25 PM

Oh darn! Here's the wolf eel:

 

I love these guys (although I have yet to see one in the wild).  Nice pic.

 

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#6 Damo

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:10 AM

For me it has to be Wolfie........probably one of my fav. fish.........but my chances of photographing one in the flesh are close to nil....

 

....still....

 

maybe one day :-)

 

Thanks for sharing.


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#7 ilanbt

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:26 AM

great shot of the Wolf Eel.


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Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:52 PM

Nice Wolfie.  I'm glad you had a good trip.  I have done this trip twice, once on the Nautilus Explorer and once on the Swell, and I wouldn't mind doing it again.  People look at me strange when I talk about going to Alaska to go diving, but it really is a special place to dive. 


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#9 fforbes

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 10:29 AM

DrSteve, It was an absolutely fabulous trip... shooting salmon going upstream, swimming in icebergs, playing with stellar sea lions, wolfies, octos, calving glaciers... and in the evening about 10 different scotches waiting for you! There was just that one little water temp thingy, and you just put up with it. One of our best trips ever.


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