Published by the Martha’s Vineyard Times, 28. March 2012 Division of Marine Fisheries biologist and well-known shark research scientist Greg Skomal provided the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen with an overview of the Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament Tuesday. The board is evaluating a request by a group of Island residents, Vineyarders against shark tournaments,
Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 28. March 2012 The following two Elasmobranch catches have been submitted to the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) for world record recognition. Date: 12. January 2012 Location: Kaipara Harbor, New Zealand. Species: Short-tailed stingray ( Dasyatis brevicaudata ). Size: 111 lbs 12 oz in weight, 106 cm in length. Angler
Huge Tiger Shark ( 587.50 kg ) caught in Aussie Tournament. The specimen (photo below) was caught on the 3rd day of the 2012 Nautilus Boat Insurance Interclub Tournament.
Florida angler lands big mako shark Isurus oxyrinchus. The mako shark was caught by the crew of the charter boat 'Captain Cadillac' (skippered by Capt. Billy Chapman ) about 25 miles off Islamorada.
Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 24. February 2012 Date: 17. February 2012. Location: Louisiana, USA. Species: Shortfin mako shark ( Isurus oxyrinchus ). Size: 625 pounds in weight. The mako was caught in the waters off the Louisiana coast by the charter boat ‘Red Eye’ that is docked at Venice Marina. Venice is located approx.
CMR Certifies Three State Saltwater Fishing Records. Tim King of Ocean Springs set a new state conventional tackle record for Shortfin Mako with a 550‐pound fish on January 8, 2012.
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.
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 south-east
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 weighed
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, while