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Long Island shark attack

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I see that a life guard was bitten in the chest by a large shark while training.  Yikes, hold your eel bags tightly boys.

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57 mins ago, PSegnatelli said:

I read it was 4-5ft.   Not all that large IMO.  

That’s the upper size range of the sharks I catch chunking for drum. Love catching them. But just because they aren’t very big doesn’t mean they pack a little mouth full of some mean teeth. It’s the little ones (under 3 feet) that get the most people, because they hold them like this.6E89E22A-BB98-4E32-A44E-54585ECA725E.jpeg.f345c58c651dc44c37209d0d23a24fd3.jpeg

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Gitlanders stink so bad any shark will spit them out. 

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2 hours ago, PSegnatelli said:

I'm curious to know if they got a species ID.  

If it was 4-5 feet. probably a brown shark.

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Local my me had a 4’ brown on Saturday.

Media is having a ball reporting the BS!
They are always around, bites are rare.

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It's what they do best.  Over hype.  

 

Wonder how many people are killed by jellyfish a year??   I got a small one stuck to my leg last week.  Where's my news story??

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2 hours ago, LowEnd said:

Local my me had a 4’ brown on Saturday.

Media is having a ball reporting the BS!
They are always around, bites are rare.

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You sure that isn't a thresher ?

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Looks like a thresher to me, too. Betcha there were bunker around, they'll come to the shore chasing bunker

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2 hours ago, PSegnatelli said:

It's what they do best.  Over hype.  

 

Wonder how many people are killed by jellyfish a year??   I got a small one stuck to my leg last week.  Where's my news story??

If it still hurts let me pee on the sting we can get some internet views at least. 

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11 mins ago, SortaNice said:

If it still hurts let me pee on the sting we can get some internet views at least. 

:love:

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Yes, Thresher I caught 2 years ago. I saw bluefish that I thought were blitzing, turned out to be threshers eating the blues. Thresher was foul hooked but hit my Hopkins 2x’s.

Browns, Sand Tigers very common and now Black Tips the last few years.

 

35 mins ago, DMacLeod said:

You sure that isn't a thresher ?

 

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11 mins ago, Baccigalup said:

It was on his hand

I'm not a part of that community, are they site specific? 

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