Video: Fisherman bitten on the arm by tiger shark

2017 shark attack bite Wrightsville Beach North Carolina

A fisherman was bitten on the arm by a shark June 29. The unidentified man was helping land a small tiger shark at the Wrightsville Beach pier in North Carolina. The man got into the waist deep water and grabbed the fishing line in an attempt to pull the shark to shore. Once he got close to the shark, he appears to reach out to grab the shark’s tail. The roughly 4-foot-long shark turned and bit the man on his right forearm. The man quickly exited the water holding his…

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Possible Shark Bite in North Carolina

A possible shark bite has been reported in Dare County, North Carolina. According to witnesses, a surfer reported being bitten by a shark on October 19 off Sound Sea Village. The 21-year-old had just entered the water when he was bitten on the left leg just before 2:30 p.m. He was able to leave the water under his own power and began signaling for help. “I turned around thinking well maybe he was waving to somebody on a balcony. Then when he got a little closer in you could tell…

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Shark Bite in North Carolina

An 11-year-old boy was bitten by a shark in North Carolina on Saturday. The unidentified surfer was off the beach in Fort Macon State park in Atlantic Beach around 2:30 p.m. He was bitten on the left foot and was taken to Carteret Health Care for treatment. The wounds were deep, but not life threatening and beaches remained open after the incident. This is the second shark attack bite in North Carolina in June. On June 11, 18-year-old Dillon Bowen was bitten on the right wrist. In June of 2015…

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Teen bitten by shark in North Carolina

Dillon Bowen was bitten by shark in North Carolina on Saturday. The 18-year-old had been swimming in water that was three feet deep around 2:30 p.m. when he was bitten on the right wrist by a shark. He was standing in the waist-deep water, just west of the Atlantic Beach Circle, with a friend and his younger brother who first spotted the three foot shark. “As soon as I turned around, it grabbed me and I went to go swing and I hit it and it let me go and…

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18ft Great White Shark Spotted Off Carolina Coast

An 18ft great white shark has been filmed off the Beaufort inlet along the coast of North Carolina. Members from the Fort Macon Coast Guard station were patrolling eight miles south of the inlet when they spotted the great white feeding on a dead minke whale. Jeremy Ronzio was able to film the interaction and estimated the whale to be around 12-14 feet. Earlier this year, another great white shark was caught and tagged off the coast of South Carolina.  

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Shark News from Around the World

Shark News from around the world covering shark news for December 8, 2015 Let us start our shark news from around the world with some controversial news from Australia. Smart drumlines are being tested during daylight hours off Lighthouse Beach.  The drum lines are similar to the old ones as they are baited and tossed in the water catching whatever marine animal that bites the bait.  The smart drumlines do have an advantage as they are supposed to send a signal to a monitoring crew, who will then need to…

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Possible shark bite in North Carolina

A surfer was bitten on his foot yesterday off Ocracoke, North Carolina. Justin Gibbs, Director of Hyde County Emergency Services told to witn.com  “The injury appeared consistent with a bite from a small shark.” The 43-year-old suffered lacerations to his foot after stepping on something a little before 8 a.m. He was unable to stop the bleeding and sought out medical help. The man declined to be take to the hospital, but said he may go when he returned to the mainland. There have been eight bites in North Carolina…

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