Author Archives: Chris Knight

Throwback Thursday – Lobster Opener is September 30

  Just a reminder that lobster season opens on September 30th. There are some changes in the regulations this year so check them out at the offical DFW site. License and report cards are still needed so don’t wait until  … Continue reading

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TBT – Perch Piling on Public Transportation in Santa Monica Bay

An early attempt in the science of creating artificial reefs for Throwback Thursday. Here’s a shot from out in Santa Monica Bay from the late 1950’s showing an abundance of Pile Perch on one of the many artificial reefs created … Continue reading

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Fish Friday – lets get back to school!

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TBT – North Santa Monica Bay/ Malibu during the 1980’s

Earlier this year the California diving community lost a true original as Max Von Klein passed away after a short illness. A NAUI and LA County Underwater Instructor, Max was also the master volunteer at the Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber. He … Continue reading

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3 beers for the dive days of Summer

Just as getting the right gear together for a dive needs to be a deliberate and thoughtful process to ensure a safe and enjoyable outcome, so does picking the right post-dive libations.  To help you along to that end, we … Continue reading

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I hope to be a “Giant” Sea Bass one day

A quick picture of juvenile GSB currently living the sweet life in Santa Monica at The Heal the Bay Aquarium under the pier.  Stop by and check out the baby bass and all the other great exhibits in this tiny … Continue reading

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Fish Friday – It’s Garibaldi time because Orange is the New Whack!

Yes. I said it. For the first time ever, someone has described the Garibaldi as whack. Totally whack in fact. Why you ask? Because I think we’ve taken this fine inhabitant of the kelp forest for granted for far too … Continue reading

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