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Finally back in the river again

A few of the BRF members decided to hit the river for
a tooth dive prior to the long hours of work we put in
for the Fossil Festival.  I was wise enough to start
my gear checkout a few days before I drove down and
that was a good thing.  My light was having issues
related to my last dive with BWD and a nasty little
flood in my battery housing.  I was able to salvage
one battery and replace my bulb and just in time to
finish packing.  As I found out though... i should
have checked out ALL of my gear since my highpressure
hose had a nice little leak in it too.  However, not
bad enough to cause any issues, so the dive was on :)

For Dave and Rivrdigr, it was their first try at this
location.  For me, it was round 2 and that is a big
advantage.  I LOVE to dive for teeth, so I was in all
my glory when we hit the water.  I ended up in the
logs pretty quickly and that is not always a bad
thing.  I found a couple teeth within the first 10
minutes or so and then a real nice sharp serrated 2
and 13 / 16ths tooth - and it was a beauty.  I was
pulling a few teeth here and there and it had been
over and hour and a half when I decided to head in.
Just as a turned to start swimming back, i saw a large
shape on the surface covered in silt.  It was just
laying there...too easy.  It was a 4.71" meg.  No
sharp serrations on this one...but pretty nonetheless.
I did a quick scan of the area..and headed in with a
big grin.  On the way back i met up with BWD on the
surface and he grinned endlessly about his beautiful
benedeni tooth - and it was lovely.

Location Hertford County, North Carolina, USA

Date Added6/3/2007

The best teeth from the trip.
The group of teeth from the 2 dives.

Been Busy Diving in the Ocean
Been Busy Diving in the Ocean
Back to the river ("It
Back to the river ("It's On Like Donkey Kong")
Scubapaul Came to Town!
Scubapaul Came to Town!





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