Second great white shark sighted off Florida coast

A second great white shark has been spotted off the Florida coast. Kyle Morningstar and his friend Ian Smith captured the encounter March 24, while fishing near Daytona Beach. Around 2:30 p.m. Morningstar, who was located about 40 miles off the coast of Ponce Inlet, started pulling up his boat’s anchor. That’s when he saw remora fish swimming toward a “great, gray blob.” When the blob surfaced, he realized it was a great white shark. “I was just in shock,” he told the Daytona News- Journal. “When it circled a…

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Surfer bitten by shark in Ponce Inlet, Florida

A surfer was bitten by a shark in Ponce Inlet, Florida, September 13. Benjamin Loyd couldn’t resist the Inlet’s deep aqua water and the breaks. The 18-year-old normally surfs at New Smyrna Beach, which is the shark attack capital of the world, but his surfing partner wanted to hit the inlet. Loyd caught a wave around 6:45 p.m. and rode it until it flattened out approximately 25 to 30 yards off the beach in around 4-feet of water. “I just jumped off my board real quick and as I went…

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Florida surfer bitten by shark at Ponce inlet

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A Florida man was bitten by a shark off Ponce Inlet in Volusia County, Florida September 17. An unidentified Melbourne man was in 8-feet of water near the jetty when he felt a sharp pain in his foot. The 28-year-old made it back to the beach around 4:30 p.m. and was treated on scene by the Beach Safety patrol. According to a Beach Safety spokesperson, the man had several severe lacerations to the top and bottom of his left foot and was transported to the Halifax hospital by ambulance. There…

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*Graphic* Florida Surfer suffers second shark bite in less than a year


*Graphic* Florida Surfer suffers second shark bite in less than a year. A shark bit a surfer on the foot June 10 in the Ponce Inlet, Florida. Bryan Brock was north of the Jetty in waist-deep water around 10 a.m. when the shark bit his left foot and hand. Mike Hotstetter saw Brock struggling around 10 feet away and quickly went into action. The Ex-lifeguard assisted Brock into shore and administered first aid. According to Pipeline TV Volusia Country lifeguards, EMTs and the Ponce Inlet Police Department responded quickly to…

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Massive Great White Shark has been Caught off the Florida Coast

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A 14-foot (4m) great white shark has been caught off the Florida coast. The massive shark was hooked around 20 miles (32km) east of Port Canaveral on December 19. Captain Craig Shaffer of the deep sea fishing boat Canaveral Princess had taken guests to bottom-fish in 100 feet (30m) of water when the shark was hooked. “We were fishing for snapper and the great white decided to eat my bait,” Captain Shaffer told News Channel 8. The shark broke the line and swam away unharmed, according to a post on…

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Surfer Bitten by a Bull Shark in Florida

A surfer has been bitten by a bull shark in Florida. Sam Cumiskey was near the 1500 block of the beach at Ponce Inlet in Volusia County August 29 when the incident occurred. The 25-year-old was around 35 yards from shore, in five feet of white water around 3 pm when he fell and his right foot hit the bull shark. “It kind of felt like kicking a wall really hard, is a good way to describe it. Or a wall kicked me. I knew what was going on. It…

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