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...terrible place to put your pot," Drinkwin said.-THE CLEANUP:After using sonar to pinpoint crab pots on the sea floor, a diver plunges into the cold, dark Puget Sound waters using a rope with a weight thrown near the pot as a guide. Once the pot is...
Swim preview 2014: Can Kodiak be dethroned?

...leaders are Jacob Dye, Mariah Schloeman and Kirsten Nyquist. Some of the talented freshmen are Hunter Reese, Zion Alioto and diver Mikaela Pitsch. Seward Seahawks Emilee Sawyer takes over the team after coaching Seward's club squad for four years. When...
Leaving land-life behind

JUNEAU - Giant pacific octopi hide beneath rocks, reaching out tentacles to explore a diver. Schools of spawning salmon swim upstream. Prowfish surround the wreck of the Princess Sophia.Recreational scuba diving in...
Skagway's dock sinks

...the malfunction of the float is unknown at this time, but two state engineers are currently on their way to Skagway to meet a diver in an effort to identify the problem and establish a game plan for repairs. He said ferry service to Skagway is currently not...
Exploring the deep blue sea

...playground decades later for Steve Lloyd, an Anchorage based scuba diver and shipwreck explorer. "I've always been fascinated To learn more about Lloyd's book or experiences as a diver visit Jerzy Shedlock can be reached...
The unexpected

...water. Two lines were on downriggers. I was holding a third rod, rigged with a chartreuse Coyote spoon behind a Deep Six diver.Minutes passed. Nothing. Our time was up. Sounding discouraged, the captain told us to reel in, adding that I could leave...
State swimming teams set

...past year. "These guys are professionals," Hall said. "I've never been on a board in my life, but my older son was a diver, and I've known most of these kids from Homer for a while." Jasmine Lewis is going to state as the Region III champion...
Peninsula swimmers and divers take on region meet

...Hubler said. "They're not a powerhouse like Kodiak, but they work hard."In order to qualify for state, a swimmer or diver must rank among the top 12 after the preliminaries on Friday, and the top six competitors race for a region championship win...
'Yellow brick road' leading to pirate treasure

...several concretions, which are rocky masses that form when metals, such as gold and silver, chemically react to seawater. Diver Jon Matel said one discovery was following another, even though divers were working in "black water," or zero-visibility...
Stars finish strong at state swimming

...the boys and girls 1-meter diving, respectively.Kardinals diver Cole Gross placed fifth.And Seward swimmer Olivia Beckham...we're losing next year," he said. The team is also losing the diver it took to Anchorage. The team's captains this year were...


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