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Topic Title: Nice offshore catch!
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Created On: 04/11/2022 06:53 AM
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 Nice offshore catch!   - Pagerow - 04/11/2022 06:53 AM  
 Nice offshore catch!   - surfin1980 - 04/11/2022 01:36 PM  
 Nice offshore catch!   - Cole - 04/11/2022 04:59 PM  
 Nice offshore catch!   - StirfryMcflurry - 04/11/2022 05:36 PM  
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 04/11/2022 06:53 AM
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Florida visitor from UK wanted to catch a shark.

When Ian Atherton traveled across the pond from his home in Fleetwood, England to Florida's Space Coast for an April vacation, one of the things he had on his bucket list was to catch a shark. He had always envisioned what it would be like to tangle man-to-fish with one of the ocean's most fearsome apex predators.

Atherton joined Capt. Jon Cangianella of Fin & Fly charters in Cocoa Beach April 9 for a morning half-day to begin with shark fishing, then to try to catch some of the other popular fishing targets in the nearshore waters of the Atlantic Ocean out of Port Canaveral.

Soon, there was a bite. Right away, line began peeling off the reel - not fast, but steady and strong. Atherton reeled tight to set the hook and began his battle on rod and reel. The tug of war went on for about an hour. As the fish drew close to the boat, Cangianella knew what Atherton had might not be a shark after all.



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 04/11/2022 01:36 PM
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Jon's also a great local surfer!
 04/11/2022 04:59 PM
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Very cool.

Yep to the surfing, his backhand is as sharp as they come.

I was right.
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