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My Shark Brief – Cay Sal Banks Bahamas

It has been a few years since I’ve visited Cay Sal Banks, Bahamas. Since Nekton closed it doors, finding a suitable organization that can provide the accommodations and amenities to live comfortably for a week is difficult. I have visited Cay Sal Banks three times. The Cay Sal Banks contains the highest number of blue holes anywhere in the world. My first two visits to Cay Sal was just to dive. I was not into UW Video or Photography, as I am today. The last time I visited Cal Sal, 2009 I brought my HD UW Video rig along to film the sharks. The first two visits, the variety and abundance of sharks was impressive. To be in the water with sharks swimming all around you, some skimming over your head by … Read entire article »

Filed under: Earth, Education, ocean, Preservation, Reefs, Reference, Report, Sharks, Stories, Trip Report, Video

Cay Sal Banks, Bahamas

It is August, 2009. One World Ocean is headed for Cay Sal Banks, Bahamas for a third time. My goal this trip is to film the sharks. In 2006 the last time I visited the Cay Sal Banks one of the dive sites known as Big Hole was filled with sharks. Big Hole is the name of the Big Blue Hole that sits on the West Side of the banks. It is at this blue hole sharks are predominant. In 06′ the sharks were predominant. This year they were not.  A shark was spotted at Lady’s Secret. Lady’s Secret is located on the eastern side of the banks. This shark was tagged, which may be seen on the video. Since the trip did not contain the abundance of sharks I was hoping to find, I decided to begin filming the guests and the sites we dove. Here is the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Reefs, Travel, Trip Report, Video

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