Dive World of San Antonio was treated to deep blue Gulf water today on the Texas Clipper. Visibility was 100+ feet, seas were 2 feet or less and water temp was in the mid 80’s. Schools of snapper, large barracuda, squirrel-fish, bristle worms, trigger-fish and queen angelfish were among the divers’ favorites.
Austin area divers made a two tank trip out to the Iron Reef, Little Sara today. Visibility was at least 80 feet and water was very mild at 84 F degrees. Seas were calm and divers reported seeing numerous blennies, snapper, rockhind grouper, Atlantic spades, butterfly fish, and of course several large barracuda.
10 divers from the Freeport area and Harlingen area went to the Texas Clipper today. The wreck was holding tropical fish as well as our gulf pelagic fish. Water temperature was 85 degrees down to 120 feet. Visibility was at 80 to 100 feet. Next dive is to Little Sara on Wednesday.
Divers ventured out to the Iron Reef Seana’s rig and enjoyed 80 visibility in 85 degree. Thermocline at 70 feet only dropped the temperature 2 degrees. The flood waters have left the area and the blue waters of the gulf stream are back. Tomorrow, divers will head out to the Texas Clipper.
Boy Scouts from San Antonio Texas went through a Scuba Diver Adventure camp with American Diving and all graduated with their final dive on the Iron Reef Seana’s Rig.
American Diving and The Original Dolphin Watch is back up and running. Dive trips will resume on July 3rd with Sea Sports of Houston. All eco tour activities have resumed today.