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#5669653 - 03/25/15 10:14 PM Shark fishing with a bow
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Registered: 07/28/09
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This is just my opinion but these jokers that shot the mako with a bow are pathetic.
Really..
A shark in the back? I'm sure some will more than disagree with my opinion but I think this crosses the line a bit and I think this is pretty inhumane.
That's all I have

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#5669940 - 03/26/15 08:04 AM Re: Shark fishing with a bow [Re: chk]
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How is it any worse than reeling one in and then putting a flying gaff through it?

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#5670062 - 03/26/15 09:16 AM Re: Shark fishing with a bow [Re: chk]
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nidea I remember seeing a tiger shark in the movie Jaws that had an arrow stuck in it
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#5670079 - 03/26/15 09:26 AM Re: Shark fishing with a bow [Re: chk]
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Can't get my arms around using humane and shark in the same sentence.
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#5670082 - 03/26/15 09:28 AM Re: Shark fishing with a bow [Re: cameron00]
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Originally Posted By: cameron00
How is it any worse than reeling one in and then putting a flying gaff through it?
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#5670173 - 03/26/15 10:27 AM Re: Shark fishing with a bow [Re: chk]
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Originally Posted By: chk
This is just my opinion but these jokers that shot the mako with a bow are pathetic.
Really..
A shark in the back? I'm sure some will more than disagree with my opinion but I think this crosses the line a bit and I think this is pretty inhumane.
That's all I have



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#5670189 - 03/26/15 10:38 AM Re: Shark fishing with a bow [Re: chk]
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^^^ what they said.

Also wanted to add, you may be on the wrong forum.
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#5670646 - 03/26/15 02:39 PM Re: Shark fishing with a bow [Re: cameron00]
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Originally Posted By: cameron00
How is it any worse than reeling one in and then putting a flying gaff through it?
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#5671190 - 03/26/15 08:08 PM Re: Shark fishing with a bow [Re: chk]
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#5671317 - 03/26/15 09:13 PM Re: Shark fishing with a bow [Re: chk]
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The hippies have checked in

A kill is a kill. Shooting a shark with a bow is no different than reeling one in and gaffing it then popping it in the head with a bang stick

Personally I think it's pretty cool
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#5671350 - 03/26/15 09:25 PM Re: Shark fishing with a bow [Re: chk]
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Registered: 09/22/09
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Those videos kick [censored]! How did I miss this?

And these sharks suffered less than some of the bungling gaff jobs that I've seen... heck, some of the lousy gaff jobs I've done... LOL

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#5671442 - 03/26/15 09:55 PM Re: Shark fishing with a bow [Re: chk]
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Registered: 09/23/13
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I think PETA members would agree with you but not anyone on this forum.

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#5671514 - 03/26/15 10:27 PM Re: Shark fishing with a bow [Re: Hogman4127]
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Registered: 02/19/10
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Probably the worst thing about the episode was that the Mako was a world record taken by bow at over 800 pounds and he didn't have it mounted.

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#5672022 - 03/27/15 09:46 AM Re: Shark fishing with a bow [Re: chk]
Jeff Thomason Offline
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Hey the Joker that shot the MAKO checking in! Im glad a few of you got to see the show at least. Trust me, I get a lot of Hate mail about the shark, but I get way more good publicity than negative. You either love it or hate it. I personally love going out there. Just something about the unknown of the ocean. Glad you guys enjoyed it. And I do have the measurements in case I decide to mount him, but it was 11 feet long! My house is just not quite big enough yet....
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#5672034 - 03/27/15 09:52 AM Re: Shark fishing with a bow [Re: Jeff Thomason]
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I haven't seen the show yet, but Mako's are good eating!

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