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Texas fisherman reels in enormous shark 10 years after it’s tagged

A Texas fisherman recently reeled in a massive 11-foot tiger shark with an attached research tag, leading to what may be the biggest coincidence in shark-catching history. Although we could do without the beached/hooked shark images, there’s certainly interesting...
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The Shark Fin Ban That Should Be Banned

Here’s a rather interesting and unexpected take on the proposed shark fin elimination act of 2016, currently co-sponsored by 7 US senators.  There are a number of shark scientists and conservationist that believe this bill, in it’s current form, is the wrong approach....
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Shark fishing tournaments face growing pressure

There’s a really interesting article published in The Guardian about shark fishing. It goes into great detail about some of the support and opposition of the catch and kill shark tournaments and well worth the read. Check out this map of Atlantic Shark Fishing Tournaments:...
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Mako Shark Sport Fishing :(

The 20th annual Bahia Marina Mako Mania Tournament (Ocean City, Maryland) was held earlier this month. A total of 270 fishermen and 58 boats participated in the mako shark tourney competing for over $100,000 in cash prizes. During the mako shark fishing tournament, anglers...
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Beheaded shark found in fishing cooler – Miami man arrested

A Monroe County sheriff’s deputy found this gutted and beheaded shark in a Miami man’s fishing cooler. The man was arrested and charged with a second-degree misdemeanor. The shark was reportedly a bonnethead shark, the smallest member of the hammerhead shark genus (Sphyrna...
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Two Men Plead Guilty to Federal Shark Violations

Agents found 11 whole sharks located on the deck and a hidden compartment in the bow of the vessel that contained 12 large sacks of shark fins totaling 2,073 fins.  The bodies of the fins found in the sacks were not found on the vessel. These two men were arrested back in 2012...
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Viral photos of decapitated shark prompt state investigation

Authorities are seeking any information that can help lead them to the people who committed this crime. Although this was initially reported to have occurred at Newport Beach pier, investigators cannot be certain this image was even from California. Viral photographs o...
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New Study examines the effects of catch-and-release fishing on sharks | The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami

It’s well known that sport fishing for sharks represents a minor threat to their preservation when compared to the commercial fishing efforts. This study by the folks at UM does make some interesting findings, and again seems to ignite concern of the idea of sport fishing...
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Removal of Sharks Has Far Reaching Impacts on the Environment

The decline of sharks will cut short our supply of seafood and affect human survival. This is a matter of food security, and if the present trade of sharks continues, businesses will exhaust supply of fins and of sharks forever.  “The current exploitation of sharks is simply not...
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14-foot tiger shark caught off Folly Beach

A group of local men were fishing Saturday morning when they snagged a 14-foot tiger shark. Joe Morris and Mike Huff of Seasonal Seafood have been catching sharks for quite some time. According to the video below, the entire shark is used and sold with the majority of the meat...
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