Fisherman Charged after Punching a Hammerhead Shark?

A fisherman has been charged with a misdemeanor after allegedly landing and punching a hammerhead shark in Florida. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officer Nicole Basford was patrolling Saint Andrews State Park (SASP) in Panama City October 24, when she was contacted by a concerned citizen. The citizen, Robert Petty, told her “there was a guy who had caught a great hammerhead over at the SASP pier and that he had punched the shark on the gills, brought it ashore, took pictures of a boy on top of…

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