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#1 bradW

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Posted September 01 2012 - 6:25 PM

http://www.striperso...000/height/1000

sad sight. looks like someone fishing found it. looks pretty beat. may have been from getting tossed on the rocks, or maybe it was caught in a gillnet? i'd heard a few have been tangled off chatham, but no confirmed casualties from that...either way, the link is for a picture gallery that this guy sent in to WBZ.

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Posted September 01 2012 - 6:50 PM

Yep....very Sad....wonderful apex predators
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Posted September 01 2012 - 6:56 PM

Yep....very Sad....wonderful apex predators


Try explaining that to the MV shark tourney participants. :dismay:
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#4 robc22

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Posted September 01 2012 - 6:57 PM

That's a nice looking piece of shoreline..........

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Posted September 01 2012 - 8:52 PM

Imagine how he's going to twist that story when he shows this picture to his grand kids....

#6 paranoidjack

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Posted September 01 2012 - 11:35 PM

Clearly, he landed and bested that beast himself.

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Posted September 01 2012 - 11:46 PM


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Clearly, he landed and bested that beast himself.



Must've been a heck of a fight!  Landing that sucker on a plug!  I need some of those hooks...



 



    



#8 StriperSurg

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Posted September 02 2012 - 12:08 AM

I think that I would have attempted a tooth extraction, not everyday you run across one of these.

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Posted September 02 2012 - 12:20 AM


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I think that I would have attempted a tooth extraction, not everyday you run across one of these.



I have to admit I possibly would have tried if I were there.  It's dead anyway... 



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Posted September 02 2012 - 4:32 AM

http://www.striperso...000/height/1000
Here is a Pic a friend texted me yesterday, not sure if he took it or not. Was just fishing that area by boat.the day before .now I know why I didn't catch anything...OK thats my excuse and I am sticking to it.
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Posted September 02 2012 - 5:25 AM

Major bummer. They are rare enough and now this. Sucks.

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Posted September 02 2012 - 6:44 AM

Major bummer. They are rare enough and now this. Sucks.



could just be the circle of life man... remember the one they found off P town in December a few years ago?

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Posted September 02 2012 - 7:33 AM

http://www.stripersonline.com/content/type/61/id/1466974/width/1000/height/1000
Here is a Pic a friend texted me yesterday, not sure if he took it or not. Was just fishing that area by boat.the day before .now I know why I didn't catch anything...OK thats my excuse and I am sticking to it.


Seeing this pic, I'm not sure how the harbor master (or who ever the local law agent was who made the statement) believes the tide will just come and take this carcass back out to sea....

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Posted September 02 2012 - 7:35 AM

PS - I wonder if they sliced that belly open, whether a seal carcass would fall out...LOL

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Posted September 02 2012 - 9:05 AM

Fellows, let's be reasonable, huh? This is not the time or the place to perform some kind of a half-assed autopsy on a fish... And I'm not going to stand here and see that thing cut open and see that little Kintner boy spill out all over the dock."