West End Cove

Dropping down through the 60-foot visibility, I was not really paying attention where I was going and almost landed on…
Dale Sheckler
December 3, 2008

Blue Cavern Point

While bureaucrats argue where the future of marine preserves are in Southern California, there are a few jewels of preserves…
Dale Sheckler
December 3, 2008

Black Cavern

Santa Barbara Island (SBI) has an awful lot going for it. It's got sea lions (obviously—and probably its best-known feature)…
Ken Kurtis
December 3, 2008

Ken’s Cave

I have to start with a confession: I stole this cave years ago from Jerry Shapiro who owned the Bold…
Ken Kurtis
December 3, 2008

Tyler Bight

Dropping down through the thick kelp the numerous black rockfish in the water column parted. The first thing that caught…
Dale Sheckler
December 3, 2008

Johnson’s Rocks

I had died and gone to nudibranch heaven. I love chromodorids. Their beautiful violet bodies are accented with bright yellow…
Dale Sheckler
November 29, 2008

Crane Point

A lot of times when folks dive Catalina, they go to the "usual spots" like Isthmus Reef, Ship & Bird…
Ken Kurtis
November 18, 2008