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Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

Postby Johnysmoke » Thu Sep 04, 2014 9:18 am

Time to take up golf...

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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

Postby Johnysmoke » Sun Sep 28, 2014 11:01 pm

Anyone want to go surf the new inlet? http://norwell.wickedlocal.com/article/ ... /140907884

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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

Postby noseykate » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:13 am

Johnysmoke wrote:Anyone want to go surf the new inlet? http://norwell.wickedlocal.com/article/ ... /140907884


Oh no! Too close to home! (although the description is not necessarily of a great white.... and the capture of a seal is really doubtful...)

Not at all thrilled about this.

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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

Postby norm » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:32 am

I have the perfect solution to keep seals and probably sharks away. Keep a camera in your PFD pocket. As soon as you start to pull out a camera to get a picture of a seal that is out in open water, they dive and you never see them again. I assume (or hope) the same would work for a shark.

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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

Postby Johnysmoke » Mon Sep 29, 2014 10:28 am

The girls who got knocked out of their kayaks were shooting with a go pro, so I think that debunks that theory. I'm just thinking of all those seals out by Minot light that come back in this time of year, must be like a buffet, I just don't want to be mistaken as an appetizer.

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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

Postby cgr » Mon Sep 29, 2014 12:01 pm

noseykate wrote:
Johnysmoke wrote:Anyone want to go surf the new inlet? http://norwell.wickedlocal.com/article/ ... /140907884


Oh no! Too close to home! (although the description is not necessarily of a great white.... and the capture of a seal is really doubtful...)

Not at all thrilled about this.


Take me to the river!

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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

Postby noseykate » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:01 pm

cgr wrote:
noseykate wrote:
Johnysmoke wrote:Anyone want to go surf the new inlet? http://norwell.wickedlocal.com/article/ ... /140907884


Oh no! Too close to home! (although the description is not necessarily of a great white.... and the capture of a seal is really doubtful...)

Not at all thrilled about this.


Take me to the river!


Those rivers have got to be pretty dry right about now... :(

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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

Postby cgr » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:39 pm

noseykate wrote:
Those rivers have got to be pretty dry right about now... :(


We had two days of water on the West last weekend, with sun and 80 degrees. Sunday there were no lift lines.

Foliage seems behind schedule.

Still no sharks

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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

Postby Johnysmoke » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:08 pm

Going to need a bigger boat, or a pet Orca...

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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

Postby noseykate » Tue Sep 30, 2014 5:45 am

I remember that Brian Schulz of Cape Falcon Kayaks once did a trip through Tiger-shark-infested waters by painting zebra stripes on the bottom of his kayak.

http://www.capefalconkayak.com/Hawaii2.html

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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

Postby Johnysmoke » Tue Sep 30, 2014 1:11 pm

Maybe I'll get seal decals for the bottom of whomever's boat I happen to be paddling with. Hopefully I'm worked up over nothing, people on the west coast have been dealing with them forever. I'm just glad I got the majority of my swimming over with a few years ago, but we all are just between swims.

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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

Postby norm » Tue Sep 30, 2014 1:22 pm

Maybe there's a new business opportunity in tiger stripe decals for kayak hulls.

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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

Postby Mark » Tue Sep 30, 2014 5:07 pm

norm wrote:Maybe there's a new business opportunity in tiger stripe decals for kayak hulls.


I have some experience in that department.
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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

Postby kayakerjnj » Tue Sep 30, 2014 6:10 pm

I'm sure you'll scare the shark right off the top of your deck when it gets there :shock:
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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

Postby cgr » Thu Oct 09, 2014 10:30 am

Cape cod online has a link today for 14 footer tracked inside well fleet harbor. Probably because of the seal colony that we love to visit.

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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

Postby Johnysmoke » Thu Oct 09, 2014 10:48 am

One swam through the surfers lineup down near the inlet at Nauset. Cleared most of the surfers out, then the shark research boat showed up trying to tag it. Just a 17 footer...

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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

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Re: Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers In Plymouth

Postby Doug » Wed Oct 15, 2014 7:03 pm

My wife and I were surfing with friends at Folly Beach in South Carolina probably 10+ years ago. Perfect conditions, Sarah, who isn't that comfortable in the surf, was really putting it all together, making some great runs. A few hundred yards down the beach, another paddler had a decent sized shark bite the stern of his boat. Teeth still embedded, surf session over.
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