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It’s going to get windy tonight. Tomorrow it’s going to stay windy. Gale warnings, stuff like that. Whoop te do. For a while.

So we moved into our favorite wacky weather anchorage south of Isla Coronados. We set the anchor, added scope, cleared the decks, blah blah blah.

Then the depth sounder stopped working. We use the depth sounder to tell us if the boat is moving into shallower or deeper water. If the boat is anchored and not supposed to be moving, this is a big deal.

But the depth sounder didn’t work. Huh. So we looked over the side.

Every sardine in Mexico was under our boat. In every direction. We could easily see Dorado and Mackerel circling the sardines.

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The sardines were even cooler up close.
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Like I said, there were several of them.

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They weren’t particularly afraid of Nancy.

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They weren’t very afraid of me, either.

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There was a cool stingray hanging out by the anchor chain.

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When I went to look at the stingray, I saw a California-sized Halibut (i.e. – not as big as a car) in the sand right next to it. So I got the Hawaiian sling and shot it.

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Then we had fish tacos for dinner.
Eventually, the sardines moved on and the depth sounder started working. The sardines will be back, though. Hopefully we can figure out how to catch the dorados waiting in the shadows.
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