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 mario » Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:13 pm

My god , that guy is so lucky to be alive ! Holy shit the board ! I tip my hat to the guys out there that helped him , any one of them could have been taken but their bravery held .

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Post by mario » Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:47 pm

tootr wrote:
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Sean Doherty writes on the DPI trials. Some big numbers on the receiver pings.

https://www.coastalwatch.com/surfing/26 ... pulled-out
That is a very eye opening article .

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Post by Over55yrs » Sat Aug 15, 2020 1:46 pm

Shark punched out during an attack at Port Macquarie

https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/sha ... 55m0z.html

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Post by ledtool » Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:03 pm

There’s been a fatal attack at Coolangatta this arvo.
Is it the first death with the nets around there?

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Post by Nick Carroll » Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:43 pm

the meshing wasn't up. drumlines were though

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Post by Drailed » Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:02 pm

All the media is reporting it as a netted beach. Now of course dont get upset Nick, I am not suggesting you are wrong, just whats being reported.
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Post by foamy » Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:41 pm

Nick, why weren’t the nets up?

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Post by bomboraa » Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:54 pm

Nets removed during whale migration time?
ABC had a brief gimpse of the tail of the guy's board; channel bottom twin. Been looking at Morning of the Earth Fiji twins and looked just like them.

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Post by alakaboo » Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:31 pm

The Qld government was going to trial replacing nets with drumlines but it wasn't due to happen until next year

https://www.daf.qld.gov.au/business-pri ... arine-life

The current gear location has a net at Coolangatta and drumlines at Rainbow Bay (see link to spreadsheet with coordinates)
https://www.daf.qld.gov.au/business-pri ... -equipment

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Post by Nick Carroll » Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:01 am

foamy wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:41 pm
Nick, why weren’t the nets up?
what bomboraa said re whales

This is really going to put a massive shock through the whole system

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Post by tootr » Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:13 am

Qld to blame NSW for something?
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Post by BA » Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:40 am

Swellnet camera recorded it. Fair crowd around him as you’d expect. Pretty horrific for those in the water.
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Post by Cranked » Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:47 am

Nick Carroll wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:43 pm
the meshing wasn't up. drumlines were though
That's a significant bit of information as it keeps intact the fact that there has been no shark attack fatalities on a beach that is part of an active net deployment strategy.

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Post by Beanpole » Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:13 am

Ahhha, welcome back, Cranky.

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Post by Drailed » Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:41 am

Pretty surreal seeing it happen in such an iconic crowded spot.
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Post by Thud » Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:48 am

That’s surfing.

Well isn’t that what I’m meant to say?

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

Post by offshore1 » Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:00 am

Very few sports have being eaten alive as a factor in participation.
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