429-pounder wins the Shark Scramble

Carla Allen callen@thevanguard.ca
Published on August 18, 2012

Crewmembers aboard the Matador took first prize with their 429-pound blue shark landed during the 2012 Yarmouth Shark Scramble. There were 17 boats and 135 fishermen/women registered for the event. Forty-eight sharks were caught.

First place Ian McNicol 429 lbs on Matador 

Second place Tracy Doucette 425 lbs on James and Wilbur 

Third place Daniel R Muise 378 lbs on Rebecca Lynn 1

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2012 Yarmouth Shark Scramble

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This 429-pound blue shark was the largest caught during the 2012 Yarmouth Shark Scramble. (Vertical picture turned sideways.)<br />Carla Allen photo

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The first place winner is hauled out of the hold of the Matador.<br />Carla Allen photo

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A close look at the teeth.<br />Carla Allen photo

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Chris Brown shows the crowd a skate that was removed from a shark's stomach.<br />Carla Allen photo

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The largest shark of all, a 429-pound blue, is dragged to the dissecting area.<br />Carla Allen photo

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Robert Surette holds the heart of a shark.<br />Carla Allen photo

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Bobby Newell discusses the catch with the crew of the Matador.<br />Carla Allen photo

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Chris Brown holds an eel that was removed from a shark's stomach.<br />Carla Allen photo

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