January 25, 2010
N28 52.840 W115 36.553
At sea. Yesterday we said good bye to all the gray whales of Bahia de San Quintin. We enjoyed their constant presence but will not miss the stinky fart breath that we experienced with regularity. We have had good wind all night (10-13 kts) and it looks to keep up.
This morning at the end of her shift Hyo found her first squid on deck (Loligo sp.) and when I put the fishing lines in the water my first strike broke the 80 lbs test on the first hit; big fish! The sun is shining and the weather is pleasant and getting warmer. We are back to the sunglasses and sunscreen at 6-am routine.