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  • August 19, 2006

    Logged Dive #202 – Casino Point Solo Night Dive

    Casino Point, Catalina, CA

    Night time, Solo Diving

    In With: 3000 psi
    Out With: 1200 psi
    Max depth: 50 feet
    Waves: Insignificant
    Visibility: 15 feet, maybe 20
    Water Temperature: Warm
    Total Bottom Time: 45 minutes

    After a great dinner at Steve’s Steakhouse and a walk down the pier with my family, I did a night dive.

    I carried all my crap from the hotel to Casino Point; my brother Paul, sister Kate and my father followed.

    There was a class in the water already.

    The eerie green glow of all their lights was predominant.

    Once in the water I descended near the buoys.

    It was really spooky – spookier than I thought it would be.

    I’ve dove Casino Point a lot and at night it looks totally different.

    Yes, fish do sleep – either that or a fish – a White Sea Bass – was dead at the bottom.

    Bigger fish kept following me around.

    Lobsters were all over the ground – none legal size, but it’s a game preserve anyway.

    I made it down to 50 feet and decided there was just as much to see at 30 or 40 feet.

    It was like touring a haunted kelp forest.

    My light hit kelp, rocks, and fish, with a pitch black background.

    I ran across the buoys again, but couldn’t find them on the way back.

    A concerned family wonders if I will ever come back.

    I surfaced, got my bearings and submerged again.

    I found the two buoys and swam to the staircase.

    I emerged from my night dive.

    My “safety crew” greeted me with a beer.

    We humped all my gear back to the Hotel and went out and partied with my brother and sister.

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