Archive for July, 2011

Amazing footage of a humpback rescue

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Check out this amazing video of Michael Fishbach, co-founder of The Great Whale Conservancy in CA, helping free a humpback whale entangled in a fishing net in the Sea of Cortez on Valentine’s Day 2011.  Imagine trying to disentangle a free-swimming humpback whale? This will give you a little insight into how this daunting task [...]

Fabulous pics from 7/22/11

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Thanks Mandy and Doreen for the pics from your whale watches on 7/22/11!! They are Fabulous!

A great shot of the reason the whales are on Stellwagen- Sandlance

Wide open- mouth feeding shot.

Perfect Double fluke shot.

Feeding frenzy on Stellwagen Bank

More open- mouth feeding in the sunlight

Kick-feeding from a hungry humpback

A calf slapping his pectoral flipper on [...]

July 23 + July 24th whale watches

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

If you had the chance to whale watch with us this weekend, you are witness to some unbelievable whale watching!  Sundays trips had 30+ humpbacks… including Pogo, Tracer, Putter, Strike, Thumper, Abrasion, Peninsula, Dracula, Infinity, Ampersand, Etch-a-sketch, Epee, Exclaim, Colt, Salt, Centipede, Jabiru, Milkweed, Cajun, Tear, Lariat, Rocker, Bounce, Greenbean, Tunguska, Swallowtail, Reflection, Persied, Coral, [...]

Weekend sightings update

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Recent sightings update for this past weekend…
7/15/11- AM whale watch we saw humpbacks Jabiru and Glo-stick deep feeding and a few minke whales. PM whale watch saw humpbacks Echo, Tectonic, Habenero, Pumba, Springboard all deep feeding, as well as Ganesh & calf and a few minke whales.
7/16/11- AM whale watch saw a unidentified juvenile humpback [...]

Sperm Whale on Jeffreys Ledge!

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

For the past few weeks we have been traveling to both Jeffreys and Stellwagen with lots of various and great sightings!  If you have been following us on Facebook or twitter you probably already know, but on July 7th we were very lucky to find a Sperm whale on Jeffreys Ledge!  This is a very [...]

7/10/11 Whale Watching

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

We had such fantastic whale watches on Sunday 7/10/11.  Although the afternoon trip traveled a little further down south on Stellwagen it made for a longer trip, but judging by the comment cards and the sightings it was definitely worth it!! They saw tons of humpbacks-  breaching, kick feeding, dragging, flipper slapping, bubble feeding, white [...]

Holiday weekend sightings report

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

What an exciting last week it has been on the water!  The humpbacks have been a little scattered and a little further away but they are definitely there, active and feeding! (which is a very good sign)
Some of the humpbacks we have recently identified have been Diablo, Sloop, Hornbill, Nile, Sedge, Satula, and Sabot & [...]