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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beerfan » Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:05 pm

Those inshore whales are bad mofos, rob you blind no sooner n look at ya
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Drailed » Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:39 pm

crabmeat thompson wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:18 pm
saltman wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:09 pm
Was this recent
Early season they were a long way out

The return trip much closer
yeah about a month ago.

a guy waved us in at cudgen, there were 5 or 6 biggish whites trailing a whale on the back bar.

heaps of dolphins too ... they were swimming all under and through us.
Dolphins protect humans from sharks, if there are dolphins present you have nothing to fear.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by marauding mullet » Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:53 pm

Flipper was the only Dolphin that ever did that Loof
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by buddy » Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:19 pm

I reckon I've had dolphins warn me of sharks.
George Greenough also has spoken of it.

The myth is that when there are dolphins around there are no sharks.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by tootr » Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:03 pm

buddy wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:19 pm
I reckon I've had dolphins warn me of sharks.
George Greenough also has spoken of it.

The myth is that when there are dolphins around there are no sharks.
Nearby Dolphins being skittish and darting about, as opposed to milling around as they usually do, is a good indicator to paddle in.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:12 pm

what about dolphins having rough sex nearby?

stay or go?
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by tootr » Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:16 pm

Ask crabstick on that one.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by buddy » Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:40 pm

tootr wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:03 pm
buddy wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:19 pm
I reckon I've had dolphins warn me of sharks.
George Greenough also has spoken of it.

The myth is that when there are dolphins around there are no sharks.
Nearby Dolphins being skittish and darting about, as opposed to milling around as they usually do, is a good indicator to paddle in.
Yep. They know when a shark wants a feed for sure.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Drailed » Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:49 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:12 pm
what about dolphins having rough sex nearby?

stay or go?
Stop it, you'll give Carroll a stiffy.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by crabmeat thompson » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:24 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:12 pm
what about dolphins having rough sex nearby?

stay or go?

Stay and introduce yourself!
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by swvic » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:39 pm

"Hi, I'm crabmeat", sure has become a thing
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by offshore1 » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:12 am

marauding mullet wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:55 pm
This pic of the Swansea FAD gives you some idea of just how hard the EAC runs when it's in full swing in January and february.
17 Kms out off Swansea in 100 metres of water, the FAD is anchored to the bottom. It stands about 2 metres out of the water normally.
Closer to shore the current isn't even noticeable.
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Fcuk that's a lot of current. Five knots?

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by brendo » Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:19 am

tootr wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:03 pm
buddy wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:19 pm
I reckon I've had dolphins warn me of sharks.
George Greenough also has spoken of it.

The myth is that when there are dolphins around there are no sharks.
Nearby Dolphins being skittish and darting about, as opposed to milling around as they usually do, is a good indicator to paddle in.
in about 89-90 a guy got attacked at half tide at evans. I remember him saying dolphins were going nuts just before hand, then he got blasted from nowhere.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Rustt » Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:42 am

The day before the Kiwi bloke got taken at Cactus in 2000, the local primary school was have a day out at the beach either the day before or a couple of days before, my understanding it was just west of caves. The talk around the town was about what a magical day they had with a pack of dolphins that came in and played with the kids all day, could be a coincidence but the people there say looking back at it it seemed like the dolphins were creating a barrier. Just a story I have heard a few times from a couple of different local sources, we all know how stories grow.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by buddy » Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:06 am

I had the dolphins circling around me at dusk at north wall and it felt like they were creating a barrier. Next morning that blonde kid got bit on the leg.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Drailed » Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:46 am

Lol, Dolphins aren't creating a barrier guys. They don't give a fcck.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by buddy » Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:17 am

They don't give a fcuk about cnuts. That's science.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Rustt » Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:42 pm

Drailed wrote:
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:46 am
Lol, Dolphins aren't creating a barrier guys. They don't give a fcck.
Oh yes they do

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