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Large Great White Shark Pings Off Of Ocean City, New Jersey Coast

in Toms River News

Back on May 9, 2023, we wrote about a shark named Jekyll that pinged off of the coast of Sea Isle City on Monday, May 8, 2023, at approximately 8:30 p.m.

OCEARCH has been tracking Jekyll since December 2022.

OCEARCH is a well-respected organization that meticulously charts shark activity.

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Whoa, Massive 200 Pound Shark Caught Off The Beach In Seaside Park, NJ

in Toms River News

Are you a fan of fishing?

For me, it really depends on the day of the week, the weather, and of course whether or not there’s a cooler full of beer.

Also, are we at a lake, fishing off a dock by the bay, surf fishing, or deep sea fishing in the ocean on a commercial fishing trip?

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Remembering the Jersey Shore shark attacks of 1916

in Toms River News

Over a hundred years ago, fear gripped the residents of New Jersey as a series of shark attacks had people on edge.

The attacks took place between July 1 and 12, leaving four people dead and another injured. The attacks took place during an unusually hot summer, meaning the shore was packed.

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Massive 11-foot, 800 pound shark spotted off the New Jersey coast

in Toms River News

Every so often, it pays to check in with OCEARCH, the group that tags sharks and tracks them up and down the East Coast. It helps remind us that there are beings swimming around in the ocean while we’re eating funnel cakes and playing the claw machine on the boardwalk. It turns out we had a recent “ping” indicating a shark had surfaced not too far from Toms River.

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