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Old 03-11-2021, 10:45 AM
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Default Great White Sharks feeding off Myrtle Beach

https://gardenandgun.com/articles/gr...eeding-frenzy/

I thought this was pretty interesting stuff and wanted to share..
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See them off Chatham in the fall - awesome sharks
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Originally Posted by lumberman View Post
https://gardenandgun.com/articles/gr...eeding-frenzy/

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We have Bull Sharks in Fort Myers.

Common apex predator that inhabits estuarine, nearshore and offshore waters of both the Gulf and Atlantic coasts of Florida. Commonly enters estuarine waters and is one of the few shark species that may inhabit freshwater, sometimes venturing hundreds of miles inland via coastal river systems.


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Really neat pics/video.
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Largest fish ever caught on a rod and reel was feeding on a dead whale. Frank Mundas stalked it for two days before it took bait.
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Largest fish ever caught on a rod and reel was feeding on a dead whale. Frank Mundas stalked it for two days before it took bait.
And from that, the story of "Jaws" was born! Later in life Mundas became a conservationist and gave up the wanton killing of so many sharks.
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I can't get video to play and don't see it on Tube
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Guy caught one on Pensacola Beach over the weekend from shore. 13 ft female.
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https://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/ne...%20the%20whale.

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I never realized why they called them “great” until they tagged Mary Lee who frequently visited NJ waters, even being tracked inside Barnegat Bay at one point. She was 17’ long and weighed right around 3500 lbs. That’s just nuts !
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Originally Posted by sailfish272 View Post
Largest fish ever caught on a rod and reel was feeding on a dead whale. Frank Mundas stalked it for two days before it took bait.
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And from that, the story of "Jaws" was born! Later in life Mundas became a conservationist and gave up the wanton killing of so many sharks.
I idolized Mudas when I was a kid read all of his books etc, that fish was killed in the late 1980's after Jaws was made, link below Don Braddock caught the fish. The fish was disqualified as an all tackle record because they used whale for bait and they used 150 lb test Berkley Mono. Mudas did catch them back in the 60's, 70's etc and Quint in the movie was the movie version of him.

He killed everything for a long time before he became a conservationist and he was anything but an early adopter he was late to they game compared to most. True ground breaker, legend, etc but not a conservationist.

https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-...156-story.html
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I read his shark fishing book. He said he would harpoon pilot whales then drag them on the beach and cut up with a chain saw for chum. Imagine if he tried that today. The book is good with lots of info, pictures, and stories. Its called sport fishing for sharks.
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that one article said he could see the beach from 15 miles out - wow if is was summertime those myrtle beach officials would be freaking out with all those tourists in the water....
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Originally Posted by Logan311 View Post
that one article said he could see the beach from 15 miles out - wow if is was summertime those myrtle beach officials would be freaking out with all those tourists in the water....
They always get it wrong. It was me and we were about 7 miles out to start...then it drifted about 10 miles out. I ended up going back a few days later and it was off Hilton Head and about 30 miles out. Made it much easier in clear water.
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ok thanks for the clarification - 8 to 10 miles depending on visibility is the norm for seeing shore - the writer prob has not been offshore fishing
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