|April 1, 2012
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|Today we get to go boating with Ray and Ellen again! Whenever we go on the boat, we are continually fishing (trolling).
Today was a good example of "a bad day of fishing is better than a good day at work". We were out for nearly 8 hours and
caught only one fish - a barracuda. It was delicious!
|We basically cruised at 6 or 7 mph for 20 miles, hugging the
coast on the way south (green line) and taking a slightly
more direct route back (magenta line) at 8 or 9 mph.
|Here's where we caught the fish - directly below Ray's house!
|Here's a 3D view looking north to give you and idea of the
|And here's a 3D view that gives you an idea of how much the
sea floor drops off. Cruising back (magenta line) offshore,
the depth finder would "lose" the bottom...
Leaving Honaunau Bay, we went by
|10:09 AM @ *016
|10:10 AM @ *016
|The only access here would be by 4WD...
Somebody's got themselves a nice
|10:40 AM @ *026
There are some people on the shore...
Check out the terrain behind them...
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Talk about secluded beaches...
|10:59 AM @ *038
Really nice house in a very
|11:01 AM @ *040
Right next door is this interesting lava
flow with a "stream" of vegetation down
the middle of it. Also, there's a road
running diagonally across it...
|11:18 AM @ *057
Check this out...
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Check this out... How did this happen?
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The lava formations here are insane...
|11:45 AM @ "Dolphins"
Thar she blows!
|12:27 PM @ *036
The sign said "Oceanfront Property"!
On the way back...
One last look...
I enhanced this photo to better show
the zigzag road coming down..
Looks like somebody started
something and didn't finish...
Or it fell down...
|2:29 PM @ *074
Looking at that road coming down the
Looks like another road being built...
Some more people fishing in front of
some awesome scenery...