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Old 06-05-2015, 07:45 AM
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Exclamation Almost Drowned by a Sea Lion

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandst...ion-experience

It makes for a pretty scary read!

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Old 06-05-2015, 07:54 AM
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So that's what happened to Harry Reid!
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They are such a problem where my Brother lives in Vancouver Wa. that they are sinking docks, menacing people who are trying to get to their boats. Give me a good fully charged cattle prod and I'll clear them out fast but the huggers would go nuts.
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Hmmm... apparently the Navy is winding down its use of combat-trained sea lions in San Diego. Maybe one of those Navy Sea Lions went AWOL, or the Navy might be releasing them into the wild
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Amazing that it came back to take a bite out of his ankle!

Bastard thing.
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Here you go. Clear cut example of how misguided and stupid people can be when confronted with Sea Lions. the answer is so simple and yet these poor misguided folks would rather address it with this floating cluster &^*(k
http://video.foxnews.com/v/427763960...=news-clips/us
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Here you go. Clear cut example of how misguided and stupid people can be when confronted with Sea Lions. the answer is so simple and yet these poor misguided folks would rather address it with this floating cluster &^*(k
http://video.foxnews.com/v/427763960...=news-clips/us
That was about the most comical and stupid thing I have seen in awhile! LOL Seriously...shoot the damn things and haul their carcasses away.
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Originally Posted by Hagar TH View Post
Here you go. Clear cut example of how misguided and stupid people can be when confronted with Sea Lions. the answer is so simple and yet these poor misguided folks would rather address it with this floating cluster &^*(k
http://video.foxnews.com/v/427763960...=news-clips/us
If you want to build an orca boat, at least hire a good f*cking boat designer and make the thing float.

But in all seriousness, just clear the docks with an electro cattle prod or a well organized seal hunt.
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Get a couple of penn 50s and go sea lioning! Bet they fight like hell. Shoot any before trying to land, just like halibut.
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I would come. It sounds easier and more dangerous than my usual raccoon hunting.
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Good eating, especially the young ones.
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Holy crap!
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Yep, sounds like they need to open a sea lion season
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Originally Posted by ReelTide View Post
Yep, sounds like they need to open a sea lion season
Wonder if you can make bacon out of those SOBs...

I will certainly try.
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they are a menace here in SD. the big ones won't get off the dock, unless you charge them while waving your hands, and they leave quite a mess behind.

I swim and dive in the water several times per week, so far they have not messed with me. A big one can tear you apart if they wanted to.

As the author notes, food is a problem, and they are becoming more aggressive. The pups are coming ashore in record numbers the past few years.
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Originally Posted by Hagar TH View Post
They are such a problem where my Brother lives in Vancouver Wa. that they are sinking docks, menacing people who are trying to get to their boats. Give me a good fully charged cattle prod and I'll clear them out fast but the huggers would go nuts.
I live just north of your brother, in Woodland.....We would like to kill them all

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Here you go. Clear cut example of how misguided and stupid people can be when confronted with Sea Lions. the answer is so simple and yet these poor misguided folks would rather address it with this floating cluster &^*(k
http://video.foxnews.com/v/427763960...=news-clips/us
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If you want to build an orca boat, at least hire a good f*cking boat designer and make the thing float.

But in all seriousness, just clear the docks with an electro cattle prod or a well organized seal hunt.
Well it was made in Portland, by one of those fruit and nut, tree hugging nut jobs there.
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Throw fireworks to them every day and maybe they will go somewhere else ... a bit less dramatic than sealioning ..... which sounds intereresting on middle tackle ...
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What would happen if a couple of god size dogs were let go on the dock? Just don't let them jump in after them.
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Holy crap!
Indeed!! Hence the name "sealion" scary stuff..no joke
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