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Old 07-13-2013, 03:42 PM   #1
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Am I the only one that doesn't understand why everyone is So afraid of these creatures? Almost every fisherman I know refuses to swim in the gulf because they know how plentiful these fish are in our waters. My girlfriend got me thinking about this because she is terrified of them and I could care less about how "dangerous" these fish are. With how common they are and how few attacks there are I don't see how anyone can be terrified of them. I cant stand people that kill these beautiful creatures because they think they are evil. I see some tourists freak out and say they are never going in the water again after seeing a three footer caught. Sharks are awesome creatures and if you ask me McDonald's is way more deadly and terrifying than beautiful sharks. Just a thought I've been having
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Old 07-13-2013, 04:00 PM   #2
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Throw snakes into the same category. I don't see any logic in the "the only good snake is a dead snake" folks way of thinking. I guess they would rather have a couple dozen rats running around their house than a snake or two.
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Old 07-13-2013, 04:32 PM   #3
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Both of you are dead on. I have no problem with someone keeping a small black tip to eat. It's ridiculous to kill a big one just to say you did, though.
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Both of you are dead on. I have no problem with someone keeping a small black tip to eat. It's ridiculous to kill a big one just to say you did, though.
I agree. We catch them all the time and release them at the boat. Why kill them? They are part of the echo system and serve a purpose. Of course they sure seem more plentiful this year than I remember while snapper fishing.

Now Dolphin on the other hand.....
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Now Dolphin on the other hand.....
I bet flipper tastes awesome!
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Old 07-13-2013, 11:44 PM   #6
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I personally think there's too damn many of them.
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If you have a field of crops and the deer were eating the crops what do you do? You shoot them till they quit eating them, you can get special permits to make it legal. The only reason there are so many sharks here is because there are so many red snapper to eat. The way I see it is that we need to thin out the sharks to save our reef fish. I am doing my part.
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Old 07-14-2013, 12:04 AM   #8
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Sharks are amazing animals. I can not stand to see them being killed.
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Agreed. Think about how many millions and millions of people are in the water all day everyday wordwide and there are still only approx 100 or so reported attacks every year.
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Unless it is a Sharknado as in tornado. http://youtu.be/iwsqFR5bh6Q
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