Katherine, a 14-foot great white shark that has spent the past several months off the coast of Florida, was back in South Florida last week. Katherine was tagged last August by marine biologists off Cape Cod, and they've been tracking her ever since. Earlier this year she headed down south and spe ... More >>
The trappings of a tourist trip to South Beach have changed over the decades. White linen suits became "I'm in Miami Bitch" shirts. String bikinis became bizarre fishnet dresses (albeit still worn over string bikinis). The circle of life. Throughout it all, however, there has been one creepy constan ... More >>
Last week a local 21-year-old made international headlines for snagging a 13-foot hammerhead while fishing off the pier at Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. After his friend's line bent hard and the huge fish was pulled in closer, Ryan Bolash dragged the shark onto a beach full of stunned onlookers. "It was ... More >>
[Editor's Note: In his column Serrano Time, award-winning scribe and goofball Shea Serrano writes about his life and times.] Right now, Pitbull's "Timber," featuring Ke$ha, is number two on Billboard and number one on my GTFOH chart. I don't remember the first time I heard this song -- it seems lik ... More >>
Mark Quartiano has drawn many comparisons to famous fishermen throughout history. In August 1991, Life magazine called him a modern Captain Ahab. Exactly 20 years later, author Juliet Eilperin coined the name Captain Quint (from Jaws) for him. But Quartiano didn't make waves this weekend over a shar ... More >>
Since before Jaws used the Jersey shore as an all-you-can-eat buffet, sharks have held a reputation as the monsters of the sea. But no matter how intimidating they appear, the water-bound predators still fall below humans on the food chain. In fact, shark meat is legally sold at certain retailers, ... More >>
Between the Family Circle-Peanuts rivalry turning deadly, an uninspired fish death, and beatings over diminutive wangs and unbummed butts, Miami was really off its meds this week. The winners: Somewhere, Linus is plotting his revenge.5. Desiree Shayla Wilson, sought for killing Charlie Brown ... More >>
via N3T10's flickrSometimes Miami deserves its reputation as slightly Third-World. Police last night found a six-foot nurse shark lying in the middle of a street in Overtown. It apparently had been there since 7 p.m., but no one bothered to call the cops for two hours. ... More >>
Tourists can't wait to get next to them — even if they are eating machines.
Rob Stewart’s documentary explores the sea’s most misunderstood creature
It stops sharks and sunburn. Hell, it costs less than $10 per bottle.
This time it just might be Mark "the Shark" Quartiano who ends up being filleted
El Capitan Marine & Fishing Center
An eight-year-old's severed arm and a broker's chewed-off leg aren't enough to convince Florida to ban interactive diving
Broken Spoke Bicycles
Treasure hunter, diving extremist, and aspiring filmmaker Ron McManmon launches the ultimate party barge and introduces the gentleman's sport of shark riding