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#1 jato1229

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Posted August 30 2013 - 05:32 PM

Was about 12miles off jersey shore when we came across this. Getting 2 different answers on what type it is. What do you think?http://www.stripersonline.com/content/type/61/id/1629713/width/1000/height/1000

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Posted August 30 2013 - 05:33 PM

Sorry, thing was about 15ft long

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Posted August 30 2013 - 05:36 PM

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

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Posted August 30 2013 - 05:44 PM

It's a " I can't see nothing " shark
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Posted August 30 2013 - 05:47 PM

And please keep the wise comments to yourself.

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Posted August 30 2013 - 05:55 PM

15 feet long?

Sounds like a Big shark.
this has to be the most disrespectful and disgusting thread I've ever seen posted

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Posted August 30 2013 - 09:57 PM

It's a " I can't see nothing " shark

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Posted August 30 2013 - 10:38 PM

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

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Posted August 31 2013 - 02:59 AM

picture is all glare how can you expect anyone to id it ??

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Posted August 31 2013 - 06:46 AM

Probably a basking shark at that size. Did it move slowly? Deff not a white can tell by the dorsal.

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Posted August 31 2013 - 10:10 AM

alaskansteve mayb you just don't know about sharks, mattyclaus can tell by the bad pic. Yes it moved very slow.

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Posted August 31 2013 - 10:17 AM

Looks like a hammerhead to me.
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Posted August 31 2013 - 10:26 AM

Hammerhead. I caught one 2 weeks ago about 12-15 miles of as bury

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Posted August 31 2013 - 10:28 AM

Sorry guys, def not hammerhead. Saw the head, just couldn't get it in the pic. We did see couple hammers that day also

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Posted August 31 2013 - 10:50 AM

I second the basking shark suggestion...coloration is not far from a white, but as mentioned above, dorsal fin disqualifies that as a possibility