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Watching shark week....

Anyone been up close to a great white??

Shark cage?

Fool enough to surf in great white waters?


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I been spined by a catfish a few times.

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No Great Whites, but fishing down in the Keys, out of Marathon, had a very close encounter with 3 big Bull sharks. One of them came right up out of the water, right next to the boat, following a fish I was bringing into the boat, less than an arms length away! Thing was bigger around than a 55 gallon drum and about 11 feet long. As far as I'm concerned, that was close enough!


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Originally Posted by auk1124
I been spined by a catfish a few times.

Prayers sent.

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Originally Posted by BigDave39355
Originally Posted by auk1124
I been spined by a catfish a few times.

Prayers sent.

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Kayak and Abelone dive in landlord territory, but no sightings. Friends have had their boats chomped, but no injuries as yet.



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Originally Posted by Scott_Thornley
Kayak and Abelone dive in landlord territory, but no sightings. Friends have had their boats chomped, but no injuries as yet.


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Surely HotRotLincoln has had to fend off a great white attack or two…..


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We'd see sharks when surfing years ago... we did not swim/surf at dawn/dusk, in schools of menhaden, or when the water was really dirty. Cuts your risk greatly.

When I was a child, I would paddle my blow up raft into schools of menhaden... hard to believe the adults did not stop us.


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I learned to scuba dive while stationed on Puerto Rico. Saw lots of sharks but was never threatened. Scariest time was always during night dives because one can’t see anything except where your light beam illuminates. Never saw a great white that I can remember, but have seen plenty of bulls and hammerheads. A 12 to 14 foot hammerhead gets and keeps your attention.

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Bucket list.

In a shark cage in Australia.


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Use to catch sand sharks when I worked offshore. Only sharks I ever been around.


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Only its close cousin, but I was in a boat. Salmon Shark

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Was fishing a charter in Australia and another guy on board had a tiger shark on that was around 10 feet. Had it around the boat for a while and it went on a sizzling run and then stopped. When he reeled it back in all that was left was the head. Not sure if it was a GW or not, but it was something big and toothy.

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wreck diving off Ponte Vedra Beach back in the early seventies and at about 80 feet. Swimming down a dark corridor of a WWII torpedoed ship, I ran face to face into a fairly large bull shark. I put the flare in his face, and he charged past me. I never went back down there again.


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