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12' Tiger Shark Caught from Panana City FL Pier

Here is 3 Video's of my son with a 12 foot tiger estimated at 700 pounds caught and released early December 2014, from the pier in Panama City FL during the day.
Reel was Penn International 80W, 100 pound Andy, Rod was a Fin-Nor solid glass, bait 3 pound bluefish.



  • cprcpr Posts: 9,301 Admiral

    About the jail comment in #3. Nice job knowing the law!


    Protected (Prohibited) Species
    The following species of shark (or any part of any of the following species) are prohibited from all harvest, possession, landing, purchase, sale or exchange:
    Atlantic angel (Squatina dumeril)
    Basking (Cetorhinus maximus)
    Bigeye sand tiger (Odontaspis noronhai)
    Bigeye sixgill (Hexanchus nakamurai)
    Bigeye thresher (Alopias vulpinus)
    Bignose (Carcharhinus altimus)
    Caribbean reef (Carcharhinus perezii)
    Dusky (Carcharhinus obscurus)
    Galapagos (Carcharhinus galapagensis)
    Great hammerhead (Sphyrna mokarran)
    Lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris)
    Longfin mako (Isurus paucus)
    Narrowtooth (Carcharhinus brachyurus)
    Night (Carcharhinus signatus)
    Sandbar (Carcharhinus plumbeus)
    Sand tiger (Odontaspis taurus)
    Scalloped hammerhead (Sphryna lewini)
    Sevengill (Heptranchias perlo)
    Silky (Carcharhinus falciformis)
    Sixgill shark (Hexanchus griseus)
    Smalltail (Carcharhinus porosus)
    Smooth hammerhead (Sphyrna zygaena)
    Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)
    Whale (Rhincodon typus)
    White (Carcharodon carcharias)
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  • LilOrangeLilOrange Posts: 1,206 Officer
    I bet that was a work out...

    Livin' the Dream !
  • Fl-boyFl-boy Posts: 71 Deckhand
    He went to bed early that day. He started packing the harness after that one.
  • Panhandler80Panhandler80 Posts: 8,653 Moderator
    Big fish.

    I would have guessed he'd be farther.south this time of year. Does he catchmany sharks this time.of year. Looks.like he must considering that catch was no accident.
    "Whatcha doin' in my waters?"
  • Fl-boyFl-boy Posts: 71 Deckhand
    Ryan said last two trips were zeros. He thinks most of sharks are offshore till the Spanish return.
  • Fl-boyFl-boy Posts: 71 Deckhand
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