Sport fishing

Casco Bay Classic 2013

Casco Bay Classic 2013

The annual Casco Bay Classic Sportfishing Tournament 2013 Location: Spring Point Marina, South Portland, Maine, USA. Date: 15. – 17. August 2013 Shark Results: 1st Place: Species: Mako shark ( Isurus oxyrinchus ) Weight: 217 lbs Boat: Endorfin, Capt. Brian McLaughlin                       —————- 2nd Place:

2013 Shark Scramble in Canada

2013 Shark Scramble in Canada

 Yarmouth Shark Scramble 2013 Location: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. Date: 14. – 17. August 2013 Tournament Results: 146 participants and 19 boats were registered for this event. A total of 56 sharks were brought to the weigh-in station, amounting to 13,777 pounds. Heaviest Catches : 1st Place: Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) Weight: 444

2013 Recreational Shark Size Limits

2013 Recreational Shark Size Limits

Public Notice The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service 26. July 2013 —————– The Secretary of Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), pursuant to COMAR 08.02.22.04B and in conjunction with the National Marine Fisheries Service, announces new size limits for certain sharks. Effective at 12:01 am August 1, 2013, the minimum fork length for

Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament 2013

Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament 2013

 27th Annual Monster Shark Tournament Date: 18. – 20. July 2013. Two fishing days ( 19. and 20. July ). Location: Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA. Tournament Results : A total of 12 sharks were weighed in over two days: Eight specimens ( six makos and two porbeagles ) on 19. July and four

Snug Harbor Shark Tournament 2013

Snug Harbor Shark Tournament 2013

 2013 Snug Harbor Marina Shark Tournament Date: 06.- 07. July 2013 Location: Snug Harbor Marina, Wakefield, Rhode Island, USA. Tournament Results : Grand Prize and Mako 1st : Species: Shortfin mako shark ( Isurus oxyrinchus ) Weight: 260 lbs Angler: Andrew Miller Boat: Dusky                      

Brett T. Bailey Mako Rodeo 2013

Brett T. Bailey Mako Rodeo 2013

12th Annual Brett T Bailey Mako Rodeo Date: 14. – 16. June 2013 Location: Hoffman’s Marina West, Brielle, New Jersey, USA Tournament Results : Participants: 52 boats participated in this year’s BTB Mako Rodeo. Total Payout: The Brett T. Bailey Foundation paid out over $30,000 in prize money. ——————– According to the organizer, hundreds of

Freeport Hudson Anglers Shark Tournament 2013

Freeport Hudson Anglers Shark Tournament 2013

41st Annual Freeport Hudson Anglers Shark Tournament. Date: 15. June 2013 Location: Guy Lombardo Marina, Freeport, New York, USA. Tournament Results : Participants: Over 140 boats participated in this year’s Freeport Hudson Anglers Shark Tournament. Total Payout: Over $225,000 in cash and prizes. —————— First Place : Species: Mako shark ( Isurus oxyrinchus ) Weight:

Star Island Shark Tournament 2013

Star Island Shark Tournament 2013

27th Annual Star Island Yacht Club Shark Tournament Date: 13. – 15. June 2013 Location: Star Island Yacht Club & Marina, Montauk Point, New York, USA. Tournament Results : Participants: A total of 92 boats ( 600 anglers) participated in this year’s Star Island Shark Tournament. Total Payout: Total Prize Money : $322,800 Landed sharks

Potential New Irish Record Spiny Dogfish

Potential New Irish Record Spiny Dogfish

Record breaking spurdog for Dublin angler off Antrim coast By Myles Kelly, Fishing in Ireland, 06. June 2013 Dublin angler Tom Walsh had a Bank Holiday Monday to remember this week when fishing with Hamish Currie out of Red Bay. The lucky angler hooked into a huge spurdog which turned out to be a potential

Record sized Leopard Shark landed in Southern California

Record sized Leopard Shark landed in Southern California

Chuck Burguin may have caught a record-breaking Leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata) while fishing off San Diego in the early evening of May 13th.The large specimen weighed in at exactly 51 pounds 3 ounces (or 23.22 kg ) and measured 72 inches (182.88 cm) in length.

Washington closes sport-fishing for sixgill, sevengill and thresher sharks

Washington closes sport-fishing for sixgill, sevengill and thresher sharks

News Release Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife 15. March 2013 —————— Fish and Wildlife Commission amends four sportfishing rules OLYMPIA – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission modified the annual catch limit for white sturgeon and amended three other recently-adopted rules during a conference call today. The commission, a nine-member citizen panel appointed by

Shark Identification Videos

Shark Identification Videos

A series of short shark identification videos for anglers Mark Sampson is describing how to identify certain shark species and to distinguish between similar-looking species. The sharks were caught and released aboard the Fish Finder.  Dusky Shark Identification Sandbar Shark Identification Spinner Shark Identification Blacktip Shark Identification Scalloped Hammerhead Identification Blacknose Shark Identification Atlantic Sharpnose

Sharks and Rays in the Irish Specimen Report 2012

Sharks and Rays in the Irish Specimen Report 2012

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 13. January 2013 The Irish Specimen Fish Committee (ISFC) ratifies specimen and record (rod-caught) fish in Ireland. The Committee was founded in 1955 and consists of representatives of the Irish Angling Federation, the Government Departments and official organisations interested in angling. Each year, the ISFC publishes a report with a

Earlybird Shark Fishing Competition in Tasmania

Earlybird Shark Fishing Competition in Tasmania

2013 Coastal Marine Early Bird Shark Competition Location: Mersey Yacht Club, East Devonport, Tasmania, Australia. Date: 05. January 2013 About 220 anglers on 64 vessels participated in this tournament. A maximum of 2 sharks per boat were allowed. The minimum weight for sharks at the weigh-in station was 60 kg ( gilled and gutted ).

Angler bitten by bronze whaler shark in Namibia

Angler bitten by bronze whaler shark in Namibia

Video uploaded by Reckfilm on 03. March 2012 —————————