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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    I had a Really Great Day yesterday!

    Note first, no wheelchair, in ANY of the pics. I did the whole day in the walker. Huge improvement!

    Second, I caught a juvenile Smooth Hammerhead Shark. It was released, of course, but hey, it was pretty cool holding a shark in my hands. I also had a line buster. I got it close enough to see it was about a 7[ Bullhead Shark, but it broke the line before my wife could get that pic and there was no way we were going to get that fish on the pier, anyhoo!







    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


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    cool stuff dude last time I fished on a pier I caught a pelican dang thing stole my fish then got hooked

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    I really appreciate knowing this. Good stuff.
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    Gonna have to find out your fishing spot so that I can avoid it- my daughter has a phobia when it comes to sharks... and spiders and clowns.
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    That's awesome Tom!!!! You are one lucky man
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    Can you eat those little sharks?
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    Looking good Tom ! I bet your line breaker was that boat full of weed that washed up.
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    That's awesome stuff!!!

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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by sknhgy View Post
    Can you eat those little sharks?
    No, and hammerheads are protected....catch and release only.
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    Are you sure it wasn't a Mud Shark?

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    Nice. Even a bad day fishing is a good day. Was the hammerhead full of attitude? My friends and I caught a bunch of dogfish (approx. 3 ft in length) on a fishing trip years ago off Ocean City, Maryland. Three feet is about their full grown size and they were fairly docile. One buddy caught a similar sized black tip which was a whole different animal - feisty as hell and more than willing to remove a chunk of your flesh if you weren't careful.
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    Awesome! Any delicious bass?
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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Nice. Even a bad day fishing is a good day. Was the hammerhead full of attitude? My friends and I caught a bunch of dogfish (approx. 3 ft in length) on a fishing trip years ago off Ocean City, Maryland. Three feet is about their full grown size and they were fairly docile. One buddy caught a similar sized black tip which was a whole different animal - feisty as hell and more than willing to remove a chunk of your flesh if you weren't careful.
    The hammerhead was feisty. It tried to turn in my hand and bite me, and left tooth marks in the needlenose pliers I was using to pull the hook.

    No jsharr, no bass.....sorry. I am more a catfish fan when fishing fresh water, anyway/
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Three feet is about their full grown size and they were fairly docile. One buddy caught a similar sized black tip which was a whole different animal - feisty as hell and more than willing to remove a chunk of your flesh if you weren't careful.
    One day I was out on Ship Island off the coast of Mississippi. Someone had caught a small shark, maybe a foot and a half long. It was dead. I picked it up. The kids around were very curious. I had them stroke it up and down so they could feel how the skin was smooth one way and rough the other.
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    Nice going, Tom.

    I was eaten by sharks once. Fortunately, it turns out that in addition to bad taste, I taste bad.

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    You didn't post the best pick of you up and reeling one in.
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    Gearhubs demystified and other cool stuff.


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    My neighbor (RIP) in New Orleans grilled some shark once upon a time, and it was pretty good as I recall. I believe with him and his wife, it was genetic. They could cook just about anything you could name, and more often than not, it turned out to be good enough to ask for seconds.

    Glad you are feeling and doing better!

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    Yikes, Tom! I had no idea you'd been through all that!! So glad to hear you're making good progress. Here's to many more really great days ahead:

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    Hey Mr Stormcrowe! Lookin' good dude!
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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