Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

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Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Post by Drailed » Fri Oct 09, 2020 3:52 pm

Rest in peace ocean brother. Kelly Slater said be would be honoured if a shark took him, I hope it was the same for you.
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Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Post by Legion » Fri Oct 09, 2020 5:00 pm

The beaches and water down there are so clean and clear and yet it's such a dodgy area.

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Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Post by steve shearer » Fri Oct 09, 2020 6:47 pm

Whites love that clean, low turbidity water.
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Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Post by channels » Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:32 pm

All things being equal, I’m surprised there are less attacks in Esperance and Albany than there are in northern NSW.

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Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Post by Thud » Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:53 pm

Drones, tags, hooks and dead people have really brought the shark into focus
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….this was pushing off the wall not diving in.

...running out of breath underwater hasn’t been an issue. Not too bad for a 62 y/o who surfs irregularly.

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Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Post by Cranked » Fri Oct 09, 2020 8:16 pm

channels wrote:
Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:32 pm
All things being equal, I’m surprised there are less attacks in Esperance and Albany than there are in northern NSW.
Population I reckon:

Albany 33,000
Esperance 12,000
Walpole 500
Denmark 2,500
Etc

and its 1,600k from Augusta to Eucla
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Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Post by Beanpole » Fri Oct 09, 2020 10:26 pm

Sorry, thought that was shark attacks for a moment.

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Post by Cranked » Tue Oct 27, 2020 11:42 am

June 2020 results of the non-lethal SMART drumline trial in south-western Australia between 21 February 2019 and 20 February 2020


https://www.fish.wa.gov.au/Documents/oc ... fop139.pdf

Catch Data

Category Species Scientific name Number
Target White Shark Carcharodon carcharias 2
Non-target sharks
Bronze Whaler Carcharhinus brachyurus 36
Dusky Whaler Carcharhinus obscurus 10
Shortfin Mako Isurus oxyrinchus 24
Smooth Hammerhead Sphyrna zygaena 1
Tiger Shark Galeocerdo cuvier 75
Rays Smooth Stingray Dasyatis brevicaudata 30
Finfish Pink Snapper Chrysophrys auratus 3
Samsonfish Seriola hippos 1
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Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Post by channels » Tue Oct 27, 2020 12:45 pm

Shock horror, sharks sighted in Sydney

https://youtu.be/6ffwB0-huyI

Hope the Bold swimmers don't panic too much.

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Post by tootr » Tue Oct 27, 2020 1:50 pm

^^ they’re a bit more forthcoming with information than the NSW DPI.
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Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Post by tootr » Sun Nov 01, 2020 7:03 am

A new scientific paper!
Some very interesting observations.
Very interesting what’s not mentioned too.
Draw your own conclusions

https://www.int-res.com/articles/meps_oa/m653p167.pdf
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Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Post by Legion » Sun Nov 01, 2020 2:47 pm

This fcuker has been hanging around for about a week. Well either that or there are like 50 tagged whites pinging the receivers.

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It's closed down three beaches that I'm aware of in that time. It's still in the area as of 8 hours ago.

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Post by channels » Sun Nov 01, 2020 3:52 pm

It's all a bit pointless, there are heaps out there. I remember seals getting smashed out at Little Island without too much media attention.

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Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Post by Legion » Sun Nov 01, 2020 3:55 pm

Yeah the problem is more the closed beaches. I do find it interesting behaviour that they often move in to an area and lurk for a week or more though.

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Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Post by Cranked » Sun Nov 01, 2020 4:04 pm

I'm starting to become blase about them, not sure whether that's a good thing or not though.

I think it was after surfing in Bali for so long knowing that no surfer in Indonesia has ever been killed or badly injured there by a shark, that makes oz seem way more dangerous.
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Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Post by Legion » Sun Nov 01, 2020 4:40 pm

It is fcuking dangerous. If you pay attention to sites like that they are always there. The next few months are particularly bad. And coinciding with summer weather and patrols there are more sightings and closures. But I still reckon there must be one nearby every time I surf anywhere in WA.

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Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Post by Beanpole » Sun Nov 01, 2020 4:41 pm

Wasn't someone attacked a while ago at Balian?
I always presumed it was because they had been fished out.
Shark Fin Soup anyone?

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Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Post by marauding mullet » Sun Nov 01, 2020 6:11 pm

Beanpole wrote:
Sun Nov 01, 2020 4:41 pm
Wasn't someone attacked a while ago at Balian?
I always presumed it was because they had been fished out.
Shark Fin Soup anyone?
There have been a couple of minor injuries at Balian, bites on the hands but not for a few years, unless something I haven’t heard about more recent.
When I was there with my son a few years ago there were a few small sharks seen jumping in the line-up, small bull sharks maybe, never got a really good look, but very small.
Most recent one I know of the guy was bitten on the forearm and I think was wearing a shiny watch or jewellery, bad idea. The water is like a chocolate milkshake there after rain, the break is right in the mouth of a river.
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