Recfish to test shark repellent devices

I’m sure you all saw the email, this should be really interesting, hopefully resulting in more sustainable fishing

recfishwest.org.au/news/scientists-get-their-teeth-into-shark-bite-off-study/

After being hammered by sharks up at coral bay for the last 2 weeks we were discussing setting up a shark shield for bottom bashing ourselves, has anyone actually tried it? Bit of info on their website sounds like they're confident it works


little johnny's picture

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Tried it on pinks

Mon, 2020-08-10 07:22

In cockburn. Kept few big bronzeys away . After 10 to 15 mins didn’t bother them .

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Has anyone seen

Sun, 2020-08-23 17:29

Any follow up on this topic.

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 Nothing yet, I'm keeping an

Sun, 2020-08-30 19:16

 Nothing yet, I'm keeping an eye out. Not a nice feeling killing more fish than you keep up north