Jetty Report
         This is a report for the Port Aransas North and South Jetties.
                                                                      JULY 22, 2012 (sun):
Water temp: 84  Wind: SE@6-15, Tide: low/rising, Weather: sunny-upper 90's

Dive 1 was done around 9am and was done off the rocks by the MSI pier. Vis was about 2'-3'. Saw a mud eel, several scorpionfish, some small butterflyfish, juvenile lane snapper, blennies, sheepshead, atlantic spadefish, gray snapper, and even some small red snapper. We ended this dive before using most of our air due to a combination of the limited vis and our hunger. After this dive, we ate lunch, then returned to the jetty for a second dive. The second dive was done on the channel side as well, but was done closer to the beach in deeper water. We saw 4 or 5 octopi, sheepshead, gray snappers, atlantic spadefish, scorpionfish and the usual suspects. Vis on this dive was about 3'-4' during our decent to 45', but once at the channel edge, the vis cleared up to about 6'-8'. A light current was running along the edge, but it was quite manageable. This second dive was definitely better than the first. After this dive, we called it a day early and packed it up.
 
               Octopus                                    Octopus                                    Octopus
 
                Octopus                                  Anemone                                     Mud Eel

              Scorpion Fish                   Snail eating another snail


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