Outdoor San Diego
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- Approximately 26,000 gray whales migrate each year to and from the Arctic Sea to their breeding grounds in the calm waters of Baja California. Prime time for whale watching in San Diego is late December through January during the southward migration, and from late February through March during the northward migration. One of San Diego's best spots for whale-watching is Point Loma at Cabrillo National Monument, a high point that juts out into the ocean.
- To catch a glimpse of gray whales at eye level, take a kayak tour out of La Jolla Shores with Hike-Bike-Kayak San Diego. On these beginner-level tours, participants paddle about a mile off-shore using stable, sit-on-top kayaks. Wet suits and booties are provided.
- San Diego is well known as a mecca for ocean sportfishing. In the summer months, anglers can travel just a few miles off-shore to catch calico bass, white sea bass, barracuda, mackerel, and dorado. Farther out, anglers can find a wealth of deep-sea fish such as albacore, yellowfin tuna, and yellowtail.
- You don't even need a fishing license to drop a line in the water at San Diego's city piers. Crystal, Ocean Beach, Oceanside, and Embarcadero piers attract anglers every day of the year. Ocean Beach Pier has a fully stocked bait and tackle shop.
San Diego Travel Q&A
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- Does anyone know some good places for beach camping near San Diego?
Was thinking of going somewhere in late Febraury. I don't want to drive more than an hour or so.
Asked on January 23, 2012 by Philhog | 24 views
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