Coach Took Me Shark Fishing From Shore...

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  1. Ucsdsu

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    I'm sure you've probably read Coach's post the other day about the shark that was pulled in from shore in La Jolla. I just wanted to say thank you to Werfless for helping me accomplish an old dream of mine - to catch a good size shark from shore in La Jolla!

    I'm glad I had you to show me the ropes on how to bring one of these beautiful creatures in from the surf. Not to mention what it takes to prepare them so they taste amazing. I can't believe she turned into over twenty pounds of some of the best-tasting fish I've ever had.

    I've since passed on monster steaks to friends and family and they all say the same thing..."this shark is fantastic!" Thanks for staying up to 3:30a to ensure it was prepared correctly.

    Not one part of the shark went to waste either. The unused parts went into the garden as fertilizer and the jaws are now becoming an art piece as an ode to this apex predator.

    Thanks again Coach! Can't wait until we tackle IV next. Now I just need to spend time and edit the catch and cook for Cast & Spear...I wish I had more time in the day hahaha.

    P.S. Also, thank you to everyone on this forum. I've seriously learned so much from you all in a short amount of time. It's an honor gentleman/women!

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  2. Werfless

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    Damn dude.. some great pix worthy of it's own post for dam sure.. I encouraged you, but you landed it.. great work, sorry we whiffed it with the first one on my gear, glad you had the SLOSH for the second bite. If not, who knows how it would have been.. squash plants are already got crazy! Much love brother.. lmk when you are available next, let's go...
     
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    that's good stuff there.
     
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    What an outing. Fishermen helping fishermen, what’s this world coming to?!?! I’m curious about the jaw treatment.
     
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    Kind of what I do... Helping him out was a pleasure.
     
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    Very cool, and good on ya Coach, for helping out.

    BTW, you look remind me of John Leguizamo in the first photo.
     
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    I'm starting to think that I haven't really "fished" unless I've fished with werfless.
     
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    Trust me, I am not that big of a deal... Lol.. I promise
     
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    Nice presentation on some good looking eats there !
     
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    Ditto!!
    Fantastic pics too. Caught a lot of sharks (Dogfish) up north but never thought about paying them back for ruining my leaders by eating them. Ummmmmm???
     
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    Dogfish are edible.. would have to treat them right though
     
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    I have a buddy who likes to do marine taxidermy. He told me to make sure to bring him the jaws. He's going to make a video of the process so I can share it here. The jaws are cleaned with ammonia and hydrogen peroxide, dried and then made hard and glued together. I think the teeth didn't say in as he wanted with this one, unfortunately.
     
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    He's my brother ;P. JK...but I do seem to get that a lot ever since college. I get Sam Bradford too, but not as much lol
     
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    Sweet post! Surf sharks are awesome!
     
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    Dunno... the phrase “subtle but profound” comes to mind.
     
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    Nice soupie! Surf shark fishing is THE fishing:emoji_wink:
     
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    Awesome catch !! Good stuff, looks like we got a pro to teach us now LOL
     
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    You overstate my capacity sir . Life is short, size six and shrimp... Lol
     
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    Your willing to help is priceless. For example, your tips about using a long pole on the jetty, using mono whenever possible, etc., etc. are things I wouldn’t’ve thought of myself.

    And then there’re the stories... I still laugh at the ones about your yak light attracting drunken “moths.”
     
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    I have seen some interesting stuff out there.. things I couldn't have predicted in a million years.. lmao
     
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