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September 29, 2018

Orcas Not Far From Friday Harbor

September 29- M/V Kestrel- 2:00 pm It was a beautiful day out on the water! We had some of our well-known transient orcas just North of Lopez Island. We left Friday Harbor and headed that direction. We watched as the T65A’s finished up a harbor seal meal. We even got to see them do a few spyhops!...Read more
T065A2 Surfacing next to Shaw Island

September 29, 2018

Killer Whales Right Outside of Friday Harbor!

Piper | 09/29/2018 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm Today began as a blustery September Saturday on San Juan Island. Captains Gabe and Sarah and I hopped aboard the M/V Sea Lion with a great group of adventurers and off into the Salish Sea we went! We didn't have to go very far today, though, because we'd...Read more

September 27, 2018

Orcas Hunting Steller's Sea Lions

September 27- M/V Sea Lion- 12:00 pm We had an eventful day out on the water! We got a report of some transient orcas down in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. We headed that way to hopefully get a look at them. It was a bit of a drive but well worth the travel. When we got on scene the orcas started...Read more

September 24, 2018

Circumnavigating San Juan

What a day we had on M/V Kestrel! Captain Gabe and I were very excited to hit the water with our trip this beautiful Monday afternoon! We started out with confirmed reports of Resident Orcas on the West Side of San Juan Island- so we were very optimistic about it being a great trip from the get go...Read more
Foraging Southern Resident killer whales

September 23, 2018

J Pod on the West Side of San Juan Island!

M/V Sea Lion- Sunday, September 23rd 2018 What a beautiful day we had out on the water today! The sun was shining, we got to enjoy the west side of San Juan Island, and best of all- J Pod made a guest star appearance! Today as we boarded M/V Sea Lion Captain Gabe, as well as Naturalists Sarah and...Read more