Author Archives: cortezsharkman
During the month of June, Florida Fish and Wildlife (FWC) held 5 public meetings across the state to announce their plan to protect tiger and hammerhead sharks, and to require the use of Circle (Japanese Tuna Hooks) Hooks when targeting … Continue reading
http://abcnews.go.com/US/Science/swimming-sharks-sightings-reported-us-coasts/story?id=14438455#.TmIlqrjAaoA.email All I can say is: Really?
DISCOVERY’S SHARK WEEK, ONCE FACTUAL ENTERTAINMENT IS BECOMING AN ECO-PLATFORM FOR FRUITS AND NUTS (WHO WILL PAY?)
As a commercial shark fisherman for four decades, I’ve often been entertained (as millions of others) by the annual episodes of The Discovery Channel’s Shark Week. The reenactments of countless shark attacks as well as interviews of victims have emphasized … Continue reading
SHARKS ATTACKING CHILDREN: while Florida Fish and Wildlife declares open season on southern bathers!
This is no joke—during the month of June, FWC held quiet meetings in five Florida cities with as little fanfare as possible to inform the few who showed up of their proposal to add dangerous hammerhead and tiger sharks to … Continue reading
My God, these eco-scientists (lunatics) defy logic again! I’m captain Bill Goldschmitt, author of Sharkman of Cortez and after 40 years of capturing sharks for a living, I thought I’d heard every reason from the eco-experts why a shark attacks. … Continue reading
Captain Bill and fans protesting FWC’s call to put the great hammerhead and tiger sharks on the protected species list SHARK PROTECTION AND CASEY ANTHONY VERDICT—BOTH DEFY LOGIC! I‘m Captain Bill Goldschmitt, nearly 61 years old. I’ve been studying shark … Continue reading
HERE IS AN ARTICLE BY CAPTAIN BILL PUBLISHED IN THE ANNA MARIA ISLAND SUN ON JUNE 21, 2011 islander says: June 20, 2011 at 9:29 pm Endangered species: American fisherman I read with great interest the latest article regarding shark fishing. … Continue reading
I’ve studied shark attacks over 40 years but this attack on a child surfer in October of 2003 in Hawaii caused me to pay close attention to this courageous victim. Bethany Hamilton returned to her passion of surfing after she … Continue reading
SHARKMAN RESPONDS TO SARASOTA HERALD TRIBUNE ARTICLE: “Troubled Waters For Sharks” Published June 8th, 2008 (Original article is posted on this page below Captain Bill’s response) June 9, 2008 Mr. Tom Lyons Sarasota Herald Tribune To Mr. Tom Lyons, Sir, I am … Continue reading