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Posted by Kendall Raine on February 28, 2008 at 20:36:21:

In Reply to: Austrian diver dies after shark attack posted by on February 26, 2008 at 13:42:32:

I've had a few experiences with Bulls on wreck trips in Florida. In 1996 I was doing deco after a 310 foot dive on the USS Ozark off Ft. Walton Beach when a 3 foot Bull just would not leave me alone. I finally had to smack it on the nose with my light to get him to go bug someone else.

Diving the USS Wilkes Barre three years ago we were doing a long drift deco and drifted past a chum line some fishermen had laid down. We found ourselves harassed by three five foot long bulls who were very aggressive. When we came back for the second dive of the day three hours later, we saw the Bulls after we jumped in. We jumped back out.

I can't imagine doing a shark feeding with Bulls. As for inviting Tigers to dinner, whoever does this has a death wish.



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