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Shark sightings at Evans, Lennox, South Golden Beach

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Early in the day an Air T&G aerial survey of  spotted one at Evans Head.

At around 11am, police closed Lennox Head beach as a precaution after an air patrol there spotted a large shark swimming about 50 metres from the shore towards Seven Mile Beach.

Lennox Head beach was reopened at around 1pm but just an hour later a member of the public phoned police to report a large shark about 20 metres from the shore near people in the water at South Golden Beach.

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1 COMMENT

  1. No wonder , these bait fishermen are stealing all the dolphins and fishes food : this haul today must be well over four tonnes of catch . Man they worked hard to get all on board there work trucks on Sharpes Beach a public foreshore beach . It’s open slather for these guys . Boats run nets out off the beach and in moments catches huge schools of fish no more than fifty meters off the beach . Umm shark bait ! And how many catches there for them today and each day . Local fishermen appalled this is allowed . Bussiness men in utes raping the fish stocks and endangering swimmers by depleting foreshore fish stocks . Sharpes Beach has local dolphin pods resident there and this must be off limits a practice that must be monitored and regulated off shore permently.

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