Why we can't go spearing at the moment

Why we can't go spearing at the moment

Another dead whale about 10km south of town in the spearing country.  So not only do we have tigers to the north from the first whale, we've got a shipload of tigers to the south.  Pretty risky business in the water at the moment. :(

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oh well , thats the way it

Sat, 2009-10-31 23:20

oh well , thats the way it goes Adam. just think of the posotives, the sharks will be well fed so when you can go fishing you might get to keep the whole fish not half of it

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what's going to happen

Sat, 2009-10-31 23:24

will they drag it out to sea or take it to the town dump, like in Perth?

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disappear

Sat, 2009-10-31 23:41

It will disappear with the sharks and tides pretty soon.  Doesn't take long for them to go, definately no point removing them.  This one was relatively small as well, 7m odd.

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Windy!

Sun, 2009-11-01 09:30

Looks like its a bit breezy up there at present

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thre was a chunk of what

Sun, 2009-11-01 12:03

thre was a chunk of what looked like a baby whale inside the marina last week .was floating from boat pen to boat pen.i was half expecting to see a big shark in there .certainly put me off jumping in the water .stank real good too....

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Beware the "Taxman"

Sun, 2009-11-01 16:34

Check out this link on our Great Whites, one shark was sent down to Mossel Bay in the Cape where a British film crew are doing a story on sharks in S.A. waters. There was a fatal attack in Mossel Bay earlier this year! When i dive i see lots of sharks, there is even a dive "Shark Bonanza" once per year in October where the object is to film sharks underwater, but the Great White scares the ?hit out of me!

Take care out there!

Flungy.

http://www.zigzag.co.za/news/enviro/163/4.5-meter-Great-White-netted.off.KZN-North-Coast

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Adam

Mon, 2009-11-02 17:58

On the news last night they said the carcass of a Whale was up off Mindarrie,just north of Perth near Eglington rocks,so I assume the toothy critters will not be far away,not happy as that not far from my cray spots.Undecidedjersey

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na not risky at all they

Sun, 2009-11-08 13:25

na not risky at all they will be to interested in the whale smell an d whale to bite u