MONMOUTH BEACH — Are those sharks or rays swimming along the shore in Monmouth Beach and Belmar? The answer to that question can’t seem to be agreed upon among those in the ocean research community . Police received a call Tuesday when residents spotted dorsal fins less than 10 feet from shore in Monmouth Beach. An… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: July 22nd, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Belmar, Jersey Shore, Monmouth Beach, Monmouth County News, Rays, Sharks | Comments Off on Are those sharks or rays swimming along the Jersey Shore? Experts disagree
The Asbury Park Sun is reporting that the Coast Guard warning of sharks close to the shore in Belmar, Spring Lake/Sea Girt and the Manasquan Inlet is a hoax.
Personnel at Sector Delaware Bay of the U.S. Coast Guard — which has jurisdiction up to the Manasquan Inlet Coast Guard station — confirmed the Coast Guard did not issue the statement.
The false statement described encounters with sharks by a female kayaker, two fishermen and a male paddle boarder. It also states that the Pelagic Shark Research Foundation, which does exist in California, said one shark was a Great White.
Meanwhile, 30 miles off shore, the sharks are jumping into boats. Well, at least one 300 pound Mako did, according to a report on NJ.com.Posted: June 8th, 2013 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: #STTS, Asbury Park Sun, Monmouth County | Tags: #STTS, fish tales, Monmouth County, Sharks | 1 Comment »
This video was shot on August 16 at Island Beach State Park by Tom Lynch of AngryFish.TVPosted: August 21st, 2012 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Jersey Shore | Tags: Island Beach State Park, Sharks | Comments Off on Shark feeding frenzy at Island Beach State Park