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South Australia limits shark fishing from metropolitan beaches

South Australia limits shark fishing from metropolitan beaches

Hindmarsh residents win shark fishing ban. A new ban on shark fishing from South Australian metropolitan beaches strikes the right balance between swimmers and recreational fishers, Steve Georganas said today.

300 kg Blue Pointer caught in Australia

300 kg Blue Pointer caught in Australia

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 03. February 2012 Date: 29. January 2012. Location: Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia. Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus). Size: 2.90 metres in length and 294 kg in weight. According to the source, the mako was caught by the two sport-fishermen Jason Finch (28) and Neil Sturzaker (53) about 20-kilometres...

Potential New World Record Leopard Shark

Potential New World Record Leopard Shark

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 22. January 2012 On December 31, a potential new International Game Fish Association (IGFA) world record leopard shark Triakis semifasciata was landed by Maria de la Luz Johnson in San Diego Bay, California. She used a dead surfperch as bait. The record catch measured 162.56 cm in length and...

Big Mako Shark caught off Mississippi

Big Mako Shark caught off Mississippi

Coast fishermen land monster mako By KAREN NELSON, THE SUN HERALD, 08. January 2012 BILOXI — Recreational fishermen landed a mako shark Sunday believed to be about 600 pounds. They were fishing 85 miles out from Biloxi in an area known as the Horseshoes. Tim King, 45, of Ocean Springs hooked the monster shark,...

Shark Tournament in Tasmania

Shark Tournament in Tasmania

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 08. January 2012 6th Earlybird 1000 Shark Fishing Competition Date: 7. January 2012 Location: Mersey Yacht Club, East Devonport, Tasmania, Australia. Tournament Results : 1st Place: Species: Shortfin mako shark ( Isurus oxyrinchus ). Weight: 167.8 kg Angler: Matthew Charlesworth. Note: record weight for this competition (previous record: 119...

World Record Mako Shark- Reproduced by Taxidermist in Florida

World Record Mako Shark- Reproduced by Taxidermist in Florida

Gray Taxidermy chosen to reproduce the current IGFA World Record Mako Shark – Craftsmanship at its Best   Press Release by Gray Taxidermy 13. December 2011 The current IGFA (International Game Fish Association ) World Record Mako was caught on July 21 back in 2001 during the “Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament” off of...

Miami angler lands giant tiger shark

Miami angler lands giant tiger shark

Miami angler lands 15 foot tiger shark LMR Tackle is reporting about the capture of a huge tiger shark in the Miami area. 15 feet in length and weighed over half a ton

South African Anglers face ban because of Chumming

South African Anglers face ban because of Chumming

CHUMMING CLOSE TO RECREATIONAL BATHING AREAS INCREASING THREAT TO PUBLIC   Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, News Release, 05. December 2011 The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is currently considering an urgent ban on fishing close to recreational beaches after it became apparent that chumming – a custom of throwing cut-up fish in the sea to...

Okuma White Sands Tournament 2011

Okuma White Sands Tournament 2011

THE 2011 OKUMA JERVIS BAY GFC WHITE SANDS GAME FISHING TOURNAMENT

Shark tournament issues surface in Oak Bluffs

Shark tournament issues surface in Oak Bluffs

By Steve Myrick, The Martha’s Vineyard Times, 30. November 2011 A group called Vineyarders Against Shark Tournaments petitioned Oak Bluffs selectmen to declare the town-owned marina shark-free. Represented by Sally Apy and Stephen Maxner, the group asked selectmen, at their meeting Tuesday, November 29, to join an initiative promoting a “shark-free marina,” at which shark...

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