Archive for the 'Sightings' Category

Weekend Sightings

Monday, August 24th, 2009

Although the past week or two we had been traveling to Jeffreys Ledge to see humpbacks, this last weekend we went back to Stellwagen Bank.  Even with Hurricane Bill approaching the coast, we got in a bunch of great trips!  As a special treat we have been getting fantastic looks at finback whales, as well [...]

August 10 Whale watch

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Latest Sightings

Monday, August 10th, 2009

What a crazy weekend in Gloucester!  For those of you that came on Sunday experienced Gloucester’s first annual Triathalon! Lets just say there was a little more traffic in this town this weekend than there usually is…  However we did have a lot of great sightings.
Some of our sightings included, Lavalier and calf, Etch-a-Sketch, and [...]

Weekend Whale Report

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

We had a very successful weekend with whale sightings.  We had anywhere from 5-15 humpbacks per trip.  We even saw a big pod of white-sided dolphins on Sunday! We haven’t seen dophins really all year so it’s good to know they are coming through the area.
Some whales we saw were Crown, Colt, Wizard, Ember, Tear, Soot, Etch a Sketch, [...]

July 28th Trip

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Wow What a day on the water! The weather and the whales are finally cooperating with us.  Today we probably saw about 30 humpbacks between the two trips, including 8 mother & calf pairs!  Some of them include:
Lavalier & calf, Purity & calf, Isthmus & calf, Reflection & calf, Rapier & calf, Follicle & calf, Anchor [...]

July 8th 2009

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Although there was about a 3 foot chop out there this morning, we still managed to see plenty of humpbacks.  To name a few: Pinpoint, Kohoutec, Cajun, Pele and Fulcrum with her calf.  They must have liked the weather we were having too, because they were breaching and feeding!  It didn’t hurt either that they were relatively [...]

Welcome to Capt.’s Blog

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Welcome to Capt. Bill and Sons Whale Watch’s new spot on the Internet, Capt.’s Blog.
So, what is the point of Capt.’s Blog? Well, the idea of starting up a blog is not a new one for us, however; it only recently took off after a meeting of the Capt. Bill and Sons Whale Watch Brain [...]