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Topic: Nov 4 Dungie Dive Opening Season - Doran Beach  (Read 274 times)

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OVillanueva

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Anyone plan on Diving-for-Dungies over at Doran Beach 11/4? It's going to be a circus but I'm down to clown around.


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I've never considered diving for dungies, but that may be much quicker than soaking pots...
And Doran may have just the right layout to make that do-able... although I wonder what the visibility is like.
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If the visibility is decent use some bait also.  You can look around but the bait will draw more in closer so you can grab them. 


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Another diver told me visibility tends to be good once you go out as far as the end of the jetty. Depth is around 20ft at that area.


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although I wonder what the visibility is like.
Doran Jetty is the first place I ever dove in the Pacific Ocean.   Vis. has been pretty terrible the few times I have been diving there in the past three years, with churned up sand, but I was sticking pretty close to the outer jetty.  Sounds like I didn't go out far enough, or picked the wrong days.  I might see some of you out there if the forecast is calm enough.  Crab diving is definitely something that people do there sometimes.  I have seen some folks swim out after tossing in small bait cages attached to an egg float with some paracord.  As I was leaving one evening around sunset, I watched one kid slowly surface swim his way from the outer jetty all the way out to near the seal haul-out for some.  I think he was kinda nuts to bob his way out there in November, but I guess he was lucky. 


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I plan on being there with family.  Both kayak/traps and dive gear.  Wife doesn't want me to go underwater alone.  Would definitely love to have a buddy to go with.
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I plan on being there with family.  Both kayak/traps and dive gear.  Wife doesn't want me to go underwater alone.  Would definitely love to have a buddy to go with.


I plan to be there by 6am -- hopefully before the flood of visitors start rolling in. I'm only bringing my dive gear -- no kayak, though, just a Palantic Diving Float; I've yet to pick up a kayak. Still have more planning to take care of, but yea, would love to meet some NCKA dive members there.


 

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