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Sharks and Rays

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2014

    Hammerhead Shark Takes Boynton Beach Man for a Two-Hour Ride

    While some Broward teens are getting national attention for snagging a 14-foot hammerhead shark off Boca Raton, one Boynton Beach man has one-upped them by hooking his kayak up to a hammerhead and letting it drag him around for a joyride on the ocean for several hours. The 22-year-old man was fishi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2014

    Florida Teen Who Hid Shark in Bushes Has Charges Dropped

    Last week, we told you about the Pompano Beach teen who hooked a protected sandbar shark at the Pompano Beach Pier and then tried to hide it in the bushes so he wouldn't get in trouble. But, thanks to the power of science and looking at things, it appears that the charges against the teen have now ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2014

    Great White Sharks off Coast of Florida to be Tracked With Sensors

    As we've reported numerous times here on the Pulp, great white sharks really love swimming in Florida waters. They've been popping up just miles from different beaches along the Florida coast, and have seemed to make our state their top destination around this time of year. Like snowbirds, but w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2014

    Florida Teen Tries to Hide Shark He Caught Off Pier, Cops Say

    Oh, teenagers. They love to hide things to not get into trouble. They try to get away with things like not picking up their dirty socks by brushing them under the bed, or shoving their nudie mags under their pillows so Mom doesn't see it, or hiding a shark they caught in some bushes. You know, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2013

    Great White Shark Spotted Off Coast of Daytona Beach

    A great white shark has been spotted off the coast of Daytona, according to the OCEARCH ocean research group. The shark, named Katherine, weighs in at 2,300 pounds and is reportedly 14 feet, 2 inches long. Katherine was tagged off the coast of Cape Cod by OCEARCH on August 20. She emerged off the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Florida Man Jumps Into Water to Save Bull Shark

    Bull sharks are known for being aggressive toward humans, and there have been numerous accounts of bull shark attacks in Florida. They are an ornery, pugnacious species that should be avoided at all costs. And with that comes news out of Gasparilla that a fisherman jumped out of his boat into the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    Great White Shark Spotted off Florida, Described as Curious and Docile

    Capt. Jason Johnson, of Triple J Charters, who had taken a charter out for some yellow tail snapper fishing, spotted a great white shark about six miles south of Key West on Wednesday morning. Johnson described the shark as "docile" and "very curious." So it's totally okay to take your kids up to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Great White Shark Spotted in Florida Waters; Man Jumps Into Water to Take Pictures of It

    Either great white sharks love the warm waters of Florida or we're just superdelicious, because another one has been spotted swimming around our neck of the woods like it's all good. See also: -Great White Sharks Spotted in Florida Waters -Fishermen Catch Great White Shark Off Florida Coast (VIDEO) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Florida Men Catch Shark With Baseball Bat

    Three self-proclaimed Florida Panhandle "rednecks" done caught themselves a 277-pound bull shark using nothing but a baseball bat, their bare hands, and common sense. The perfectly redneck-named Cody Harlan, Jonathan Cook, and Robert Trutt went fishing for pompano off Okaloosa Island on Thursday mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    Great White Shark Caught Off Fort Lauderdale Shore

    Scientists and oceanographers say great white sharks are a rarity in Florida. In related news: A fourth great white shark has been spotted in Florida waters since January. In this case, it was right in our backyard. See also: -Great White Sharks Spotted in Florida Waters -Fishermen Catch Great Whi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Fishermen Catch Great White Shark Off Florida Coast (VIDEO)

    With all the sharks appearing so close to Florida shores in the past few weeks, including two great whites swimming 15 miles off the shores of Jacksonville Beach and hordes of sharks riding the waves off Palm Beach, it stands to reason that shark and man would eventually clash. And they finally did ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Sharks Force Beach Closings in Palm Beach County

    According to the University of Florida, Palm Beach has the third-highest number of shark attacks among Florida counties with 62.See also: -Great White Sharks Spotted in Florida Waters And apparently, Palm Beach swimmers are crazy delicious, because a large number of migrating sharks have been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Great White Sharks Spotted in Florida Waters

    Two great white sharks have been spotted off the coast of Jacksonville Beach, according to the OCEARCH ocean research group. One of the sharks, which is 16 feet long and weighs in at 3,456 pounds, is named Mary Lee and was tagged on Septemper 17 off the coast of Cape Cod by OCEARCH. And today, via ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 27, 2012
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    December 27, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Florida Backs Away From Shark Fin Ban

    ​While researching for this week's review, I found resources at Oceana.org, a non-profit international organization that strives to help protect the ocean and its creatures. On its blog, I found this piece, following a Fort Lauderdale event:On a more serious note, the evening focused on sharks an ... More >>

  • News

    May 26, 2011
  • Calendar

    August 6, 2009
  • News

    July 3, 2008
  • News

    June 12, 2008

    Shark Huggers

    Tourists can't wait to get next to them – even if they are eating machines

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2006
  • Sports and Recreation

    May 13, 2004

    Best Place to Snorkel

    Fort Lauderdale

  • Dining

    October 23, 2003

    Ramblin' Sub

    Hungry? They deliver cheap. In Dania, that is.

  • Sports and Recreation

    May 15, 2003

    Best Place to Snorkel

    Pompano Drop-Off

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2003

    Keeping Up with the Flaglers

    How y'gonna land that 500-pound marlin? Just reach out the back of Excellence's fishing cockpit.

  • Sports and Recreation

    May 16, 2002

    Best Fishing

    Lake Worth Pier

  • Calendar

    December 20, 2001

    Armed and Dangerous

    "Monsters of the Deep" features squids and sharks and dinosaurs -- oh, my!

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