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PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2005 11:10 pm
TerryF


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Location: El Sobrante

Well my daughter and I fished at Berkeley pier from about 5pm to 10:30 pm had lots of good bites near the far end of the pier caught 3 brown smooth hound aprox 30 in" released fat females on squid , hooked but lost a large Leo aprox 6 ft or more and fat broke 30lbs wire leader on squid , unknown fish started long run on my daughters pole almost spooled but let go .

other people on end of pier caught several small b smooth hounds and leo's , large b ray , lost something large .over heard someone say it was a striper but can not verify for sure.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2005 6:15 pm
litoaznbabiib0i


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you sure? a 6 foot leopard is pretty darn big....
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2005 7:13 pm
black diamond bay


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72 inch leopard shark, yeah right.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2005 7:49 pm
TerryF


Posts: 73
Location: El Sobrante

Yea I'm pretty sure ! my bigest Leo so far was 6'7"
caught out by the San Mateo Bridge. Leopard Shark

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Family:
Carcharinidae (Requiem sharks)
Genus and Species:
Triakis semifasciata
Description:
The body of the leopard shark is elongate, and the snout is short and bluntly rounded. This shark is easily identified by the gray coloration over most of its body, and the black spots and crossbars on the back and side. It is white underneath.
Range:
Mazatlan, Mexico, to Oregon. This well decorated species is abundant in bays and along sandy beaches of southern and central California in shallow water. During the fall, large numbers may be found in San Francisco and Monterey Bays.
Natural History:
The leopard shark eats a variety of fishes and invertebrates like anchovies, squid or crab, all of which make good bait. Females, which bear their young live, usually produce 4 to 29 pups in a litter.
Fishing Information:
It is considered a relatively harmless shark and is timid around divers; nevertheless, handle a live leopard shark with care. The leopard shark is very good eating, and has been compared favorably to salmon.
Other Common Names:
cat shark.
Largest Recorded:
7 feet; 70 pounds.
Habitat:
Bay Environment

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