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Boat Vs. Fishermen! Shark Fishing Safety Tip


Author: Landshark

Reckless Boater Fills his prop with Braided Fishing Line!


I have seen a lot of things in my day and many stupidities to cross my path when it comes to fishing. Last week I did a youtube collaboration with Darcizzle Offshore and we experienced one of the most googan moves I have ever seen. We were blacktip fishing the annual migration off the beach, when a reckless boater came flying towards us. The boater was a mere 15-20ft off the beach and keep in mind on a crowded beach at that, going 30+knots! 



Getting Spooled By A Boat From The Beach


As soon as we saw this jackass running down the beach I told everyone to put the reels in freespool and lower the rod tips to try and avoid getting spooled by this idiots prop. Well sure enough this guy managed to get all three of our shark rods tangled in his engine and stripped 300+yards of our braid off each reel in a matter of seconds. 



Darcizze Shows The Damage


I have never witnessed such an act of boating stupidity in my day and I have been fishing off the beach close to a decade now. 

The reason I wanted to bring this topic up, is to warn fishermen of the real life dangers associated with fishing and in particular shark fishing off the beach. We have to deal with angry sharks, with a mouth full of teeth and the last thing we should be worrying about is a rookie boater who could easily kill you.



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If I had been out in the kayak paddling out one of those rods when that boater came by, I would be in for a rude awakening. If I hadn't heard the boat operating and didn't have time to ditch my bait overboard I could have easily become snagged by the hook or have a serious impact injury from my weight smacking me in the head at a million miles per hour. We often don't think about this when shark fishing, but this is one thing I will always be looking out for now. There was no logical reason for that boater to be running to the beach as close as he was, especially with the dozens of swimmers and family in the water. Hopefully this article helps you stay safe out there and raises awareness as to the precautions we must take towards the many dangerous elements while on the sand! 


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