shovelnose shark

shovelnose shark

off hillaries Rock Wall

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What a Monster!

Tue, 2008-12-23 21:04

What a Monster!

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nice when was this?

Tue, 2008-12-23 21:42

nice

when was this?

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decent catch from the rocks

Tue, 2008-12-23 21:52

decent catch from the rocks at hillaries sherbs, bet that guy was a bit suprised to see that pop up

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how big do these shovelnose

Tue, 2008-12-23 22:30

how big do these shovelnose sharks get and is this a regular catch during summer months ?

in S.Africa on the northen coast(durban) u find some monsters well over the 100kg mark - these are called gaint sandy's (there called sand sharks in SA) u also find the smaller cousin,there more light brown/cream colour and are found through out the coastline - these dont grow much bigger than 10kg tho . and can become a pain in the arse when chasing kob's/mulloway  .....  often catching 20 plus in a day, all realesed , still good fun to catch.

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i know they get big, i

Wed, 2008-12-24 07:29

i know they get big, i hooked one in the creeks that would have gone over 3 meters in length in about 2.5 m of water. Took me about 40 minutes to land on the barra gear

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have you guys eaten shovel

Wed, 2008-12-24 09:13

have you guys eaten shovel nose before?

 

their awesome meat for fish and chips..

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get them huge

Wed, 2008-12-24 09:34

Yep, they grow to be huge alright, but that woulda been bloody good fun from the rock wall.  Nice pic Sherbs.

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That was taken

Thu, 2008-12-25 14:43

With my mobile phone So i was quite happy with that

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Hmmm I think I know that spot (Lol)

Wed, 2008-12-24 09:54

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they taste good ,u dont get

Wed, 2008-12-24 23:12

they taste good ,u dont get much of the small ones but

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when i caught one in busso i

Mon, 2009-10-26 22:32

when i caught one in busso i just like dropped my line in stright down in like 2m of water and though iw as snagged. just pulled it up like a rock and my mate dove in and grabbed it.. no fight what so ever on like 10 pound line. it was probs about 1.5m and was released safley but yeah seriously no fight... y do u guys get the fun ones?

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those things hurt on a hand line after 16 beers

Tue, 2009-10-27 00:42

i got on behind exmouth boat harbour nearly got pulled in was probly about 15 - 20kg and 1.2 metres long