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Old 01-09-2018, 05:12 PM
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Default 2 hunts: 3 Goldies. 1 w/diamonds and a....

Hit a local SoCal beach on a great tide and great erosion. Chest and neck deep on a -1.4 tide on New yrs eve scored a petite 14k white gold with 3 diamonds (tested good) and a 14k band. Next day was New Years Day and spent it with family (I wanted to hunt BAD)...... on the 2nd I went back out and got ANOTHER gold band... Great way to kick off the yr.
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Old 01-09-2018, 05:19 PM
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Scuba add California to the trip!

Don't get any better then 3 gold to start the year off!
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Old 01-09-2018, 07:11 PM
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Wow, nice hunt man!

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Old 01-09-2018, 07:16 PM
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Nice find's , great way to start off the new year

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Old 01-09-2018, 07:45 PM
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I'm drooling over all you pirates starting off the year good! Congrats on some good hunting!!

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Old 01-09-2018, 07:55 PM
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Congrats on the great hunts LT- should be even more sand movement in the next week although the tides won't be near as good.

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Old 01-09-2018, 07:59 PM
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Congrats on the great hunts LT- should be even more sand movement in the next week although the tides won't be near as good.
Luckily it seems as though on a -1.4 the action was about thigh deep so even if it comes to a 0.0 tide with a suit on it's still doable. Its dumping rain right now and windy as hell in El Cajon... I'm hoping for some movement at the beach...Got a jeep camping/wheeling trip this weekend but will hit it hard come Monday.....
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Old 01-09-2018, 08:18 PM
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Can w call that EPIC?!

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Old 01-09-2018, 08:42 PM
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Nice lowtide, haven't seen you for a while,Congrats !

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Old 01-09-2018, 08:50 PM
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Originally Posted by OBN View post
Scuba add California to the trip!

Don't get any better then 3 gold to start the year off!
Amen to that! I have to get out of this frozen wasteland! Very nice Low tide. Congrats on some keepers.

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Really great hunting!

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Old 01-09-2018, 11:01 PM
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what a great way to start the year

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Old 01-09-2018, 11:19 PM
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4 beauties in that pic, congrats!

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Old 01-10-2018, 12:08 AM
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I can not believe you got some erosion down there. Was there something coming up from the equator that nibbled at SW facing So. CA ? Are you deducing the times/places to go out , by watching the buoy reports ? Or just randomly sampling about and finding erosion ?
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Old 01-10-2018, 12:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Tom_in_CA View post
I can not believe you got some erosion down there. Was there something coming up from the equator that nibbled at SW facing So. CA ? Are you deducing the times/places to go out , by watching the buoy reports ? Or just randomly sampling about and finding erosion ?
I have a honey hole that keeps opening up


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Nice lowtide, haven't seen you for a while,Congrats !
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Old 01-10-2018, 12:51 AM
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Nice hits LT!! Man you more then deserve those gold rings being in chest/neck deep water!

I'm gonna head out to a few spots tomorrow and see if the storm/winds/swells did anything to open up some of my usual honey holes. GL on your next hunt!

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Old 01-10-2018, 03:18 PM
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Thanks Slim. I hope this small storm did something as well
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Old 01-10-2018, 03:58 PM
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OK I'm officially jealous. Great hunts and nice finds. I'm stuck in the classroom with a bunch of monsters and living vicariously by reading these posts. I need to retire soon! Thanks for sharing

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Old 01-11-2018, 11:00 AM
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Beautiful rings!!! Man, I think I may have to jump into hitting the beaches now!

Congrats!

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Old 01-12-2018, 11:37 AM
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Very nice!!!

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