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Old 06-11-2019, 11:36 AM   #1
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Default Hammerhead caught on Johnson beach

Have some friends from Texas visiting and caught this huge hammered on Johnson beach yesterday.
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Old 06-11-2019, 11:42 AM   #2
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They did release the shark unharmed.
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Old 06-11-2019, 11:43 AM   #3
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The shark was released unharmed
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Old 06-11-2019, 11:47 AM   #4
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Thatís impressive. Great catch from the beach. I donít see the hammers as often as I used to.
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awesome catch and RELEASE!!! There seems to be more of these so far this season than years past. Good for the ANGLERS!!!!

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awesome catch and RELEASE!!! There seems to be more of these so far this season than years past. Good for the ANGLERS!!!!


Jim I thought about you when I saw this. How many hammerheads do you catch on your charters vs other species? 1 out of 10? 1 out of 20?

Iím glad they are coming back. Iím guilty of eating one back in 03 or 04 when it was legal.
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Great Hammerheads very few. Only caught 4-5 in years....best one about 11 Ft the summer after the oil spill.. This is more than likely a Scalloped hammerhead. Can't tell from the picture, the scalloped have become pretty plentiful. Last fall we got 4 in one trip, about the size of this one here.. I know a area they seem to congregate offshore, I call it the HammerHole... (reserved for special anglers... I don't go there very often...) 4 so far this season from the boat, in 5 trips.... 2 in 1 trip....

An awesome catch for these anglers.... one they will remember for the rest of their lives... hammerheads are cool...
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Sweet.....looks purty thin though. Needs ta eat more bonita!!!
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