who here has been surfing this week?

Discussion in 'All Discussions' started by Peajay4060, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. Peajay4060

    Peajay4060 Well-Known Member

    Nov 14, 2011
    Visibilty went to poop here too. the bay side was a bit better. I was hoping to get a few sand crabs to fish but ended up pushing the kids into kiddy waves and body surfing. Caught a couple myself. Heck of a storm blew through at dusk and I bagged fishing in favor of sitting in the truck while it blew through and ate munchkins.
     
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  2. UnfurleD

    UnfurleD Well-Known Member

    983
    Jul 13, 2016
    WTF. Damm. 2020. Anywho, i got out there this morning for some thi hi clean ones. Several decent rides that the board did most of the work on. Had some late that wouldn't give me the time in day. This should build for us Folly folks, and to those north and south of us. I might take a small road trip for a day to get a little taste of glory just to see what it taste like
     
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  3. Peajay4060

    Peajay4060 Well-Known Member

    Nov 14, 2011
    [QUOTE="UnfurleD, post: 536280, member: 50134" to get a little taste of glory just to see what it taste like[/QUOTE]

    you won't find me "liking" many posts. Just not a "like" kinda dude. I enjoy almost all posts but this line just scratched me where i itch.
     
  4. Mitchell

    Mitchell Well-Known Member

    Jan 5, 2009
    Fun little evening session in Ocean City Maryland session last night. One of those days were work was stressful as hell....the only possibility for a wave is a little novelty spot that can pick up any little south pulse, but also can just be stupid shallow shore break and getting skunked is real. got lucky with some very ridable two footers with just a couple friends out.

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  5. Peajay4060

    Peajay4060 Well-Known Member

    Nov 14, 2011
    What's Happening?
    Another Dusk session of pushing the little dude and dudette into little waves. Caught a few myself too. The Boy and I took an early bike ride then worked hard in the heat fixing up a swing with some rock walls. Going to have a full on ninja course by the end of it. As we surfed we talked about how important helpers are in getting the work done and what they can learn. We paddled outside to watched the sun dip and he said it was a good reward for a hard day.

    Life lessons.
     
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  6. headhigh

    headhigh Well-Known Member

    Jul 17, 2009
    This week has been awesome. Starting Friday evening, we had a nice longboard wave all weekend. Capped it off with a very fun session this morning before work.

    There was more energy in the water this AM compared to the last few days, too. A lot of smaller waves coming in but also some nice sets, maybe chest high, for those who are patient and riding large boards.

    Managed to crack the rail on my new-ish longboard this morning as well. Hit it with my knee on a kickout. I noticed some of my leg hair sticking out of my board on the next wave and located the crack. I smashed some wax into the wound and carried on with my session. Dings are no big deal after you fixed a few hundred.
     
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  7. UnfurleD

    UnfurleD Well-Known Member

    983
    Jul 13, 2016
    i've had a run of sessions since end of last week. Sunday and Monday i was able to bring the smaller boards out for some stomach+. I'm going for it again around hi noon to get the leftovers, hopefully wind doesn't bite. Talking bout wind, it was crazy yesterday blowing everywhere. I was sitting on top of a jetty, and you'd think i was under the pier with waves coming from all sides. Just weird. Heading inland to see some fam tonight, coming back for that nice swell maker lining up in south florida now, making its way up
     
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  8. headhigh

    headhigh Well-Known Member

    Jul 17, 2009
    You know the only thing worse than getting stuffed on the best wave of the day? Getting stuffed on the wave of the day and the d-bag paddles right by and doesn't even acknowledge their error.

    Frustrating session this morning.
     
  9. Carson

    Carson Well-Known Member

    335
    May 19, 2006
    Steep south swell with some NW mixing in. Went up to the Oside harbor because it picks up the south better. Fun session on the 7'2". Got a half dozen waves before I got out. Water temps dropped considerably. Froze my feet and hands. It was February cold!
     
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  10. LBCrew

    LBCrew Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2009
    Small fun waves continue in NoMoCo. Fishable... loggable... matable. Rideable!
     
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  11. UnfurleD

    UnfurleD Well-Known Member

    983
    Jul 13, 2016
    bumpy today, brought some booze, book n a chair along with the LB. then i surfed bout the whole time out there on the lunch break. Thi hi n dodgeable. got a handful before i chugged my beer, i mean lunch
     
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  12. Peajay4060

    Peajay4060 Well-Known Member

    Nov 14, 2011
    Small surf happening on my Island,

    Been going on after the sun dips low lately. I've said this before but I like these sessions better. I feel loose and chill and got no place to be. Last two days my kids were at the beach all day so was solo after dinner. Went to a different spot that picks up these types of swells a little better. Monday had good size and a little push due to on-shores blowing all day. They let up some towards dark leaving a good peaky drop, a short wall and then some reform stuff. Decent long board stuff and maybe three heads in the water. Got out as the tide dropped to dead low and whole wave would just stand up and dump.

    Went to that well again yesterday. A bigger cleaner wave. Good form. It just kinda lacked the juice it had the day before. Thought about taking a fish out but it had about 2 dozen dudes on it all huddled together on short equipment. Took The long board out and stayed off the group picking off good ones from outside. Was able to do those fading drop ins I dig so much and then turned into the peak to ride the wall trailing my hand in the wave face. Some LB floaters some nose rides. A bunch of good rides.

    I always leave the beach before the Sun sets. Cruising with the windows down and listening to good tunes as the Sun and Sky does it's thing just makes a good surf even better.
    Hope for more to come. hope yous get yours,
    PJ
     
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  13. Peajay4060

    Peajay4060 Well-Known Member

    Nov 14, 2011
    Deja Vu all over again last night. same type of waves. Same type of surfing. No complaints. Low tide moved into the dark so it was kinda full at 1st but no one was around so when good waves showed I went. Strong sun even late. Hope to get more again. Getting my situation ready for heavier stuff ahead.
     
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  14. curl

    curl Well-Known Member

    204
    Apr 30, 2013
    Fun in the sun , 80 degree water , 2.6 at 13 sec , and 100 degree heat index
     
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  15. CJsurf

    CJsurf Well-Known Member

    Apr 28, 2014
    Found some fun dumpy waves last night.
     
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  16. UnfurleD

    UnfurleD Well-Known Member

    983
    Jul 13, 2016
    Shoulder hi before isias here on folly. Yesterday morning looked great but i was inland reeling from a lake trip a the fam. Got out last nite n thus early morning. Had a nice left curl up all the way to shore. Suggest checking out some of the pics they're showing off in this gallery in mt pleasant https://www.heartofgoldfineart.com/
     
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  17. Peajay4060

    Peajay4060 Well-Known Member

    Nov 14, 2011
    @UnfurleD, couldn't find the pics on line but some nice work on there.

    Good to see you guys are getting waves.

    Yesterday was good here. The whole family was up and on the sand at dawn. I'm so proud. Longer period waist to chest high and clean. Rode short and long boards. Stayed on the inside till the tide let out and then was way out at sea on an outside bar. Dolphin swimming around. A little bigger out there but lully and a little soft.. Was on the LB and would catch one as it feathered and ran to the nose across the face. Then race to the tail and heave it back into the avalanche. Tried everything to stay with it to the inside but it was a long way. I don't think I was 50% successful. When I was I had to get back on the nose and wiggle the board down the face. Good long nose ride across the inside face but the wave had a wallop at the end. There was no escape. After a break I took the fish out and got a couple of inside runners and ran out of gas. The kids ripped the boogers on the inside all day. Just a heck of beach day. Ended with salad made from our garden with our first figs and a skirt steak on the grill. For dessert we had Marinos watermelon ices. I dumped mine in a large glass of Grey Goose. We slept good.

    Still here now. It's cloudy and on shore pretty hard. Got a couple on the fish. It's wonky, there are double ups, and I got banged by a jelly. But its warm and clear and empty. Sitting here finishing my coffee before splitting. Thought I'd share the story fresh.

    Not sure about this storm. May need to hunker down and maybe a clean up. Good luck dudes. And thanks for the updates. Gotta say I got a ton of waves this week because I read your stories and knew your waves were coming up to my island. We got the old coconut telegraph going on here.
     
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  18. LBCrew

    LBCrew Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2009
    Fun surf around low yesterday... up to chest high on set, but sideshorey and crumbly. But still lining up with these great rights just running down the beach. A few lefts, but the rights were great. Some dude I never saw before was absolutely KILLING it on a fish. Most everybody else... including me... had longboards or soft tops, not expecting much. But it really turned on for a few hours.

    Spearfished in the morning at high tide... viz was only about two feet, but I went anyway... opening day for tog. Saw only small fish. My guess is the keepers could see me before I saw them and hid. Oh well... I'll get 'em next time.
     
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  19. Carson

    Carson Well-Known Member

    335
    May 19, 2006
    Thanks for sharing this story with so much color. Felt like I was there.
     
  20. UnfurleD

    UnfurleD Well-Known Member

    983
    Jul 13, 2016
    I probably should've been more clear. Click that link, Go to Collections--> Sun & Surf. Buncha old and new pics, just stuff that I haven't seen. Got my interest for about 15 minutes looking over them