Category Archives: Shark fishing

Shark Protection: IT’S ALL ABOUT OIL!

For over a decade I’ve struggled to understand why countless environmental groups wage a massive campaign to brainwash the public into believing sharks need protection. This unprecedented juggernaut of  nonsense defies rational understanding. Countless Eco websites, news stories, even public … Continue reading

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Catch and Release Shark Study: A Waste of YOUR Tax Dollars!

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

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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

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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

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SHARKS BITE YOU BECAUSE THEY CAN’T SHAKE YOUR HAND!

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

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SHARK PROTECTION AND CASEY ANTHONY VERDICT—BOTH DEFY LOGIC!

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

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Florida Shark Fisherman

Are Florida Shark Fisherman Becoming Extinct? Give a few hysterical activists or environmental groups of extremists (say Mote Marine Laboratory, Peta or Green Peace) an emotionally charged cause like Save the Sharks from Over Fishing and they’ll twist it into … Continue reading

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Shark Attack Facts Vs. Eco Con Fantasy

Sharks are apex predators. They’ve killed or maimed humans over hundreds of years and many of these horrific shark attacks have been well documented. Yet shark fishermen have been harassed, their livelihoods virtually destroyed by Eco Propaganda that in recent … Continue reading

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DIVE SHOPS SAY NO TO SHARK BOOK

My original manuscript (Shark Hunt) was for fishermen and scuba divers. I felt sports fishermen would be interested in knowing how, when, and where to find Florida sharks since most species are seasonal and migration patterns vary depending on what … Continue reading

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Sharkman of Cortez sets the Record Straight

I’ve spent nearly 45 years of my life on or near the water. The early days in the sixties, as a net puller and craber. From the seventies and on I was a commercial shark fisherman. I studied the behavior … Continue reading

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