Location: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. Date: 15.-18. August 2012 ( weigh-ins only on 18. August ). Tournament Results: 17 boats and 135 anglers participated in the tournament. 48 sharks were caught, only one mako shark ( 216 lbs ). First Place : Species: Blue shark ( Prionace glauca ). Weight: 429 lbs Angler: Ian McNicol
7th Annual Outcast Mega Shark Tournament. Location: Palafox Pier and Yacht Harbor, Pensacola, Florida. Date: 02. - 07. August 2012 (three days of fishing) Tournament Results: According to the source, over 100 sharks were tagged and released over the weekend. 16 sharks were brought to the weigh-in station, nine of them are listed below.
June 2012, TO THE INDUSTRY: The national Shark Free Marina movement is sponsored by the Humane Society of the United States, Pew Environmental Group, and supported by Guy Harvey, and Doug Olander of Sport Fishing Magazine. The effort is to have marinas register as being “shark free” and not allowing any shark to be brought
Date: 19. – 21. July 2012. Location: Oak Bluffs Marina, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA. According to the organizer, 103 boats were registered . The fishermen brought in a total of 16 sharks, but only nine specimens met the minimum weight requirement for the tournament. List of the five heaviest shark catches: Species: Porbeagle shark (
Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 16. July 2012 Date: 16. November 2011. Location: Latham Island, Tanzania. Species: Silvertip shark (Carcharhinus albimarginatus). Weight: 186.20 kg ( 410 lbs 7 oz ). In last November, Andrea Pellegrini caught a record-sized silvertip shark (Carcharhinus albimarginatus) while fishing aboard the „Boomerang“ near Latham Island, which is located about 45
31st annual Snug Harbor Shark Tournament Date: 07. – 08. July 2012 Location: Snug Harbor Marina, Wakefield, Rhode Island, USA. Tournament Results: - 71 teams entered this year’s tournament - over 70 fish were tagged and released Grand prize winner ( also heaviest thresher shark ) : Species: Thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus) Weight: 335 lbs
Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 09. July 2012 Date: 03. June 2012 Location: Georgia, USA. Species: Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier). Weight: 190 lbs 0 oz The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has recently certified a new women’s state record for tiger sharks with a 190 lbs specimen caught on June 3rd. Pam Page of Savannah
MONTAUK MARINE BASIN 2012 42ND ANNUAL SHARK TAG Location: Montauk Marine Basin, 426 West Lake Dr. Montauk, New York, USA. Date: 28.- 30. June 2012 Tournament Results: Largest Fish Overall Species: Thresher shark. Weight: 448 lbs Boat: Siren Angler: Andy Darose. Note: also largest thresher shark. Largest Mako Shark Weight: 201 lbs Boat: Third Wish
Notice on two big mako shark catches made by recreational fishermen off southern California. Specimen No. 1 Date: 2nd July 2012 Location: Marina del Rey, Los Angeles County, California Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) Size: estimated 800 to 900 lbs in weight. Sportfishermen caught this huge mako shark about 15 miles off the coast
Did New York Anglers Mistakenly Kill a Protected Great White Shark ? In early June, sportfishermen caught and killed what they believed to be a young mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) off the coast of the U.S. state of New York.