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Old 01-10-2017, 04:59 PM   #1
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Default Furthest north you've encountered a bull shark?

Meant to be a fun thread. Hopefully experts here. Too many people mistake other species like sandbar(browns)
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Off of NJ during Mako Mania 2015. Tourney was postponed until July 11. We won on day 2 but day 1 we had a bull release. 83 degree water if memory serves
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nevermind..... deleted original post....faulty memory....

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Not seen but Illinois.
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Hudson canyon on an overnight last fall ~November 2015. First and only I've ever seen.
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We saw two small ones at the marina, about 4 feet long. Was'nt what they were till we caught one. They were small bulls. They hung around all summer and never came back. This was in new jersey.
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The shark that ate New Jersey in 1916 is thought to have been a big bull shark. Between July 1 and July 12, 1916, five persons were attacked by sharks all along the Jersey shore from Beach Haven all the way up to Matawan. 4 of the 5 victims died. Some say it was a great white, but more likely it was a bull because it went far upstream in Matawan.
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Saw a bull dyke in New Jersey one time....
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The shark that ate New Jersey.
I'd pay to see that movie.
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The shark that ate New Jersey in 1916 is thought to have been a big bull shark. Between July 1 and July 12, 1916, five persons were attacked by sharks all along the Jersey shore from Beach Haven all the way up to Matawan. 4 of the 5 victims died. Some say it was a great white, but more likely it was a bull because it went far upstream in Matawan.
This was the basis for Peter Benchley's JAWS.
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Saw a bull dyke in New Jersey one time....
If you have only seen one of those hybrids once, may I suggest a trip to Asbury Park, N.J. in the summertime. You will catch your quota in no time ! You will need a BIG NET !!!!
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This was the basis for Peter Benchley's JAWS.
Thought it was a trip on Frank`s boat that was the inspiration.
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