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RE: shark attack in philippine waters?????« Reply #1 on: August 01 2005 07:08:00 »
I have been surfing in the Philippines for about 6 years now and I never heard nothing about shark attacks bro!
Don't worry, the surf is great here and the only thing that is gonna attack you are you temptations cause of the pretty ladies here!
RE: shark attack in philippine waters?????« Reply #2 on: September 15 2006 00:09:00 »
i've been surfing in our spot.... for about 6 years.. here in leyte... i've seen some while we're surfing but i think sharks here in the philippines are friendly.. they hate LOCALISM... HEHEHE...
RE: shark attack in philippine waters?????« Reply #3 on: September 15 2006 02:09:00 »
There are sharks, sure, but I've never heard of a shark attacking surfers or even divers (who are much more likely to encounter them, even seeking them out).
RE: shark attack in philippine waters?????« Reply #4 on: September 15 2006 06:09:00 »
If you're worried about sharks, when you're out on the water, never stop paddling. If you sit still in the water, you look like a seaturtle lazing on the surface, but if you keep moving, they know you are not a turtle and will not mistake you as a meal. Don't believe me? O.K. sit still and see what happens.
RE: shark attack in philippine waters?????« Reply #5 on: September 15 2006 14:09:00 »
I thought the more you paddled, the more you look like a seal ! And that´s what they sometimes live of... so wouldn´t that just make it worse ?
RE: shark attack in philippine waters?????« Reply #6 on: September 15 2006 20:09:00 »
roger to all the posts ALSO need to watchout for the dreaded land/buttshark!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
RE: shark attack in philippine waters?????« Reply #8 on: September 16 2006 19:09:00 »
Wait......I think I hear the Jaws Theme !!! Fact is, There is danger in almost every Ocean or sea, or sound, or Bay having to do with Sharks. But remember, " Sharks only bite if you touch their private parts !" That was a line from whats his name from 50 first dates
RE: shark attack in philippine waters?????« Reply #9 on: September 17 2006 06:09:00 »
No Joke bloke, surfed 30 years in mainly river mouths, heaps of sharks no attacks. Lived on an isloated island in central Philippines fro 4 years never seen another surfer. Surf the best waves alone except the other day. The first week in sept we a giganitc east swell, surfed spot x twice 600 mtr rights, just on dark a bottle floated past I recognised there was a fish on the end of a heavy line, 3 times I tried to drag it on my board each time I was smased by a wave, then I realised I was 400 mts offshore hangn on to this 12ft tiger shark man did drop the goodies n take off - its true bloke