You never know what you are going to see off the coast. It is not uncommon to see whales in our waters, even near the beach. Over the weekend while exploring different cuts to fish a friend of mine almost got a whale of a catch. "We were pulling onto herring point after trying south all day and decided to look for birds along the beach. Gannets have been everywhere on bunker schools with bass in the mix. I was about to start casting when this whale popped up in the trough right in front of us. We . . .