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About a Boy and his Goby

It’s kind of hard these days to not to notice that California is in year 4 of severe drought. Lawns are getting browner, reservoirs are getting shallower, and my wife still isn’t buying my failure to wash her car as … Continue reading

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It’s World Oceans Day. Hug a Garibaldi.

It’s World Ocean Day and time to think about something that gives us all so much pleasure. It’s also time to think of what you can do to help protect our oceans. Below are groups working in the state of … Continue reading

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Deco Stop – The Marlin Club in Avalon

Looking for a beer after a long day of diving and trying to find the kind of place where you can stand around in your boxers, enjoying one in a non-judgmental temple of apathy? Or are you looking for the … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids to Care About Abalone

I think I love abalone. Usually it’s sauteed in butter and wine and other times it’s being pleasantly surprised when I find one on a dive just hanging out between a rock and a hard case. Mainly I love them … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – Dive n’ Surf and Bob Meistrell from 1966

With the recent passing of Body Glove founder Bob Meistrell and the complete remodeling of Dive n’ Surf in Hermosa Beach, I thought I’d share an old D n’ S ad from a 1966 issue of Skin Diver magazine. It … Continue reading

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Lobster Opener Report from the CDFW

Normally I enjoy getting reports about fishing and diving for the most part. They can show the excitement that other divers experience enjoying the California diving experience. I get excited reading them and think it supports the idea that, we … Continue reading

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Lobster Opener is Here!!!!!

We here at California Fine Diving would like to wish all our diving friends out there a great opener as well as a safe one. Best wishes on full game bags and smart diving. When you’re lined up at the … Continue reading

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