Whale Watch or Shark Baiting

(thenotsomorningshow.com)- As the whales have been migrating along the southern California coastline, photos have been popping up on the internet of whale sightings taken from boats around the Dana Point Harbor and in the Cove at Laguna Beach, California.

Troy Liposec grew up in San Clemente and has spent much of his life in the Pacific Ocean as an avid surfer. This past winter Troy decided to take on the hobby of whale watching, which for most, if not all of us, would require a boat charter.

Not Troy. He has videoed several of the same photographed sightings, taken quite a bit closer than what the captains of the boats are willing to attempt. Of course boat captains have a boat, crew and paying customers safety to be concerned with.

Troy regularly takes his stand up paddle board out between  2-4 miles, though some days he doesn’t need to go out nearly that distance, looking for and finding whales and other sea life. His idea is to use his GoPro camera to find and video blue whales, the largest animal in recorded earth history. In doing so he has some unique footage, what could beat the feeling of being alone on the sea and running into a 10,000 pound grey whale, or two.

Listen to the comments of this boat captain who was on a whale watching charter three miles off the coast witnessing Troy being approached by two grey whales.

Perhaps this is not too complimentary, here is the view Troy had of a similar event.

I have been calling Troy “Sharkbait”, he in turn has invited me to paddle out with him. I can’t help but be reminded of the old joke punchline, paraphrased…
“I don’t have to out paddle the shark, I just have to out paddle you!”

So if you are on your boat and see a man on sneaking up on whales on a SUP, say hello to Troy for me. Unless he is paddling at a very quick pace and is pulling away from a second paddle boarder.

Thanks Troy, you are on.

Mike Lips

photo credit: Troy Liposec

Contribute

At thenotsomorningshow.com, we pride ourselves on providing creative and entertaining content. We could pour over the web every single day for the best content or, we could give you the opportunity to contribute your own work!Well, we will do both.

If selected for publication, you will see your work (and name with a link back to your blog or social profiles) on our site to be read, watched, and viewed by our growing online community.

We’re seeking visually appealing, original content that amazes, intrigues, and pulls at the heartstrings of our wonderful, wide range of viewers. All we ask is that you abide by our content guidelines, which you will find on this page. Now that you know what we want, all that’s left for you to do is get creating! We look forward to publishing your work.

And don’t forget: If you have a blog, Twitter account, YouTube channel, or other medium that you want to promote, enter it in the submission form and we will include it with your published content.

NSMSTRNS300x99keep

Looking to contribute?

Thenotsomorningshow.com approves content on a case by case basis, submissions are reviewed based on their content and quality, use the submission form below for sending us your ideas!

*thenotsomorningshow.com reserves the right to accept, deny or edit any submissions we receive.

Guidelines

Who Can Contribute?

Anyone! We welcome content from both professional and amateur writers, bloggers, photographers and film makers. As long as you feel that your content adheres to the theme of the site, you can contribute.

What Can I Contribute?

You can send images, videos, multi-image stories and text-based articles that include pictures or graphics. When you’re preparing your submission, keep in mind that this is a family-friendly site.

Here are some tips on what to avoid:

  • Anything that has two sides to it and the story falls on one side (i.e., pieces that are religious or political in nature).
  • Any pictures of, or content that covers, alcohol, cigarettes, drugs, violence, weapons, full or partial nudity.
  • Inappropriate language, acronyms, or innuendo.
  • Sales pitches or advertisements of any sort.

Now that we’ve covered the “don’t”s, let’s cover the “do”s:

  • Stories and articles must be your own work and must include sources to verify the information you present.
  • All submitted stories must include an introductory paragraph and above-image captions (2-3 discriptive sentences with each image).
  • Any images used that do not belong to you must be credited. Please include the credit below each image (if the images you use do not come from one source).
  • Credit the source of your information at the end of your submission.
  • Please proofread your work carefully before submitting. Any story that requires heavy editing will not be published.

A helpful hint: Articles that present unknown facts, tips and tricks for everyday life (particularly those of the DIY variety). Though we welcome content covering all sorts of subjects, these are the most likely to be selected for publication.

Does thenotsomorningshow.com Pay For User-Submitted Content?

We do not pay for user-submitted content, we have taken contributors under our wing for in-house editorial positions.

How Will My Content Appear On thenotsomorningshow.com?

Here’s an example of how your content could appear on the site:

 

Link to Us

Want to link to thenotsomorningshow.com and support our website, we have some linking options for you below.

To use the images or text links below just copy the prepared HTML code below into your page.

Thanks for your support!

IMAGE LINKS

Image #1
NSMSTRNSP

Advertising png transparent image/ 300×99
Copy the HTML below and paste to your site;

<a href=”http://thenotsomorningshow.com” target=”_blank”><img class=”size-full wp-image-1222 alignnone” src=”http://thenotsomorningshow.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/NSMSTRNSP.png” alt=”NSMSTRNSP” width=”300″ height=”99″ /></a>

 

Image #2
nsmspodtrnsp235x

Advertising png transparent image/ 235×138
Copy the HTML below and paste to your site;

<a href=”http://thenotsomorningshow.com” target=”_blank”><img class=”size-full wp-image-1223 alignnone” src=”http://thenotsomorningshow.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/nsmspodtrnsp235x.png” alt=”nsmspodtrnsp235x” width=”235″ height=”138″ /></a>

Let us know your specific images sizes if necessary.

Advertise

DIGITAL ADVERTISING SPECIFICATIONS :: DISPLAY AND VIDEO ADVERTISING

NSMSTRNS300x99keep

Deadline for receipt of creative assets – Standard Campaigns:
5 business days prior to start of campaign

Deadline for receipt of creative assets – Custom Campaigns:
10 business days prior to start of campaign, or TBD

Contact: links@thenotsomorningshow.com

EXPANDABLE SPECIFICATIONS
thenotsomorningshow.com

AD UNIT INFO
Contact us below for advertising information.

NSMSTRNS300x99keep