Video:14-foot great white shark tagged off South Carolina

A 14-foot great white shark has been tagged off South Carolina. Chip Michalove with Outcast Sports Fishing caught the female shark February 1. The group was 16 miles off the coast of Hilton Head when they hooked the large female. Once the shark was near the boat, it was fitted with tracking devices, but during the tagging, the shark managed to take a bite of the boat. “Just like any animal, they want to get the hell out of town,” Michalove told WLTX19. “You grab anything wild they’re going to…

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Girl Bitten by a Shark in South Carolina

A mother has reported her daughter was bitten by a shark in South Carolina. Heather Williams said the incident occurred while the family was visiting Kingston Plantation in Horry County over the Labor Day weekend.  Several children were boogie boarding off Myrtle Beach, when Rylie Williams said something bit her. The 12-year-old had several lacerations on her right leg. She was treated on scene by lifeguards before being transported to the hospital. Doctors used 25 stitches to sew up the 39 puncture wounds around her leg. Rylie is in the…

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Shark Bite in Myrtle Beach

A man was taken to the hospital after being bitten by a shark in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The unidentified man was swimming in the ocean around 27th Avenue North when he was bitten on the foot. He did not see any fish or other aquatic animals when the incident occurred. Police were called around 10:15 a.m. today and the man was transported to the hospital. Life guards closed the beach for about 10 minutes after the man limped out of the ocean. “They said it was just like a…

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Man bitten by a Shark in South Carolina

A man has been bitten by a shark in South Carolina. The 35-year-old man was in knee-deep water on Monday off the coast of Sullivan’s Island when he was bitten around 4:15 p.m. A 3-foot-long shark, possibly a sand shark, caused non-life-threatening injuries. The unidentified vacationer was taken to the hospital as a precaution. Two other bites occurred in the same area in 2015. On May 15, 2015 a 30-year-old man was bitten by sand shark while swimming and on June 20, 2015 a 12-year-old was bitten while swimming near…

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Man Bitten by a Shark in Myrtle Beach

A man has been bitten by a shark in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The unidentified 42-year-old was floating on his back around 3:25 p.m. today near 12th avenue south. The Delaware man felt a tug on his foot as the shark bit down. He was able to shake the shark loose and return to shore.  He believed the shark to be around three to five feet long. He suffered several puncture wounds and was taken to the hospital for treatment. There have been a total of forty-two shark attacks bites…

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Great White Shark Caught off South Carolina’s Coast

Photos of a great white shark caught off South Carolina’s coast have been shared on Facebook. Troy Bowman was fishing off Hilton Head when he reeled in a 2,500lb Great white shark. The Resident of Bulls Gap Tennessee had been out with Outcast Sport Fishing catching bull redfish on Wednesday, when something unexpected happened. Capt. Chip Michalove said “we hooked into this big lady at 2:50pm. We weren’t exactly sure how big she was, initially, but after a 2 minute blistering run, she jumped completely out of the water.” Mr….

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Hilton Head Great White Shark

Hilton Head has a new resident, a great white shark. Chip Michalove was fishing last Friday when something picked up his bait and took off like a ‘freight train.’ The seasoned fisherman told the Island Packet “When you see it move that fast, you move like lightning,” he said. “It just kicks you into another gear. It’s an incredible experience.” He brought the shark up to the boat, where his crew was able to snap a few photos. Although he has caught other species of sharks, great whites have a…

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Possible shark bite Hilton Head Island

A girl was possibly bitten by a shark on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Hilton Head Island Shore Beach Service operations manager Mike Wagner said the 10 to 12-year old received a “pretty extensive” wound to her arm. Though when asked if it were a shark bite he said “we never can know for sure, but indications would say it was.” The girl was flown to a nearby hospital and her condition has not been released. The location has been marked with on the 2015 shark attack bites tracking map.

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Shark bite near Myrtle Beach

Dylan Peyton was bitten on his left hand and left leg by a shark at Murrells Inlet South Carolina. The 15-year-old was surfing when he was bitten by “at-least a 4-foot shark” according to witness Laura Jones. She added “He started punching the shark and there was a bite mark. His skin was hanging of” Firefighter Mark Wagner said “He had lacerations on his hand and leg. He said he reached down to stop the shark and it bit his hand.” The surfer was treated on the beach before being…

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800lbs tiger shark caught in South Carolina

An 800lbs 13 ft tiger shark was caught off the coast of South Carolina. Commercial anglers Joe Morris and Mike Huff of Seasonal Seafood caught the shark on Saturday one mile off Folly Beach. According to The Post and Courier the duo caught a 400- to 500-pound shark earlier in the night and on Monday landed an 11 foot lon 700lbs shark. Huff said “The big one, though, had to be gutted before it could be pulled aboard and took five people to get it on the dock. She was…

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