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      12-24-2011, 12:52 AM   #33
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Originally Posted by Tuned1 View Post
OK, I'll ask....any shark (reef & nurse sharks need not apply) encounters or other hairy moments you guys care to share? The deep sea intrigues me yet there's still so much we don't even know yet.
Florida, swimming under a ledge in a reef at about 70ft, come out from under the ledge and no more than 10ft above me there it is. Thing was about 15ft long and its belly was white as coconut flesh. Just swam on by, I was basically frozen. I have never seen anything like it, first and hopefully last run in with a great white. It was pretty terrifying, likely because of the stigma with that 2000+ pound beast, but it was BIG.

Lots of other shark run ins but that was the one that I would call hairy.