Archive for July, 2015

July 5, 9:00 trip

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

From Naturalist Dave,
Another beautiful morning and early afternoon on the water today for those passengers motivated enough to drag themselves down to the dock the morning after a late night of 4th of July fireworks. We once again traveled over 30 miles south of Gloucester to Cape Cod for some excellent close up looks at [...]

July 4

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

From Naturalist Laura
Stellwagen Bank was the perfect place to be on Independence Day.  We seemed to have a slow start to the season as far as birds and visible surface bait goes, but that has definitely changed. Hopefully, the humpback and fin whales pick up on the amount of fish that seems to be there, [...]

July 2

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

From Naturalist Laura
The northern part of Stellwagen bank has officially come to life!  We had almost every species and every behavior we typically see out there today including 11 identified humpbacks (plenty more in the area), a fin whale, a minke whale, a basking shark, and a mola mola! We saw Nile breaching, kick feeding from Thread, Wyoming, and [...]