Commercial Value of Sharks

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What is an average price per lb of a mako and a porbeagle. Wondering because of bycatch from tuna fishing. Is it worth the hassle to bring one in if we get one?
 

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PERMIT ISSUES! or atleast more likely than not... Not that it hasn't been done.
 

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"Chris Fischer once said there's a market for White Shark parts, how much for those?"

$0.00/lb., white sharks are Federally protected.
 

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Chris Fischer will need to be Federally protected if he comes around my harbor again
 

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No. I'd like to think we made it impossible for them to film anything
 

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I will look for the Deatails and Post. There is an environmentalist (Dogfish Lady) She is trying to make it mandatory up the whole coast that no shark under 8' can be kept.
 

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Wish bluedogs had some kind of commercial value.
Seems they're getting out of control like dogfish :mad:


They do If you have a directed Atlantic shark permit. Blue dogs are/were Grade A fins if I remember right.

Oh a side note the idiot who bought my LONG LINE BOAT. Pulled all the long line sht off of it. Then didnt renew and LOST the directed atlantic shark permit. What a jerk.
 

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If you have the proper permits.....2 bucks a pound


We used to get 25 cents a pound for everything except tiger that was 1 cent a pound. Never caught a Mako on the long line though. Im talking bars, blacktips, hammers, bulls, tigers and such.

fins were like $38.50 a lb fresh fins. Last run we made with the boat was several years ago now.
 

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They put notes in the fed permit paperwork that they are no longer issuing new shark permits. You have to buy one with a boat.

None of the available permits allow shark. Tuna permits don't include shark.
 

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We used to get 25 cents a pound for everything except tiger that was 1 cent a pound. Never caught a Mako on the long line though. Im talking bars, blacktips, hammers, bulls, tigers and such.

fins were like $38.50 a lb fresh fins. Last run we made with the boat was several years ago now.
Roger that. Never saw more than 30.00/lb fins and now no more sandbars or duskys either. 36 fish per trip blacktips, spinners, bulls, lemons as of now. Season opened up 1/1/13.
Moratorium on permits since 1997. I've got 1 with excellent landings history. Make me an offer I can't refuse......Jo;)
 

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Roger that. Never saw more than 30.00/lb fins and now no more sandbars or duskys either. 36 fish per trip blacktips, spinners, bulls, lemons as of now. Season opened up 1/1/13.
Moratorium on permits since 1997. I've got 1 with excellent landings history. Make me an offer I can't refuse......Jo;)


What size boat is it on?
 

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It was originally on my 35 duffy which had a JD6076afm stated at 300 hp. I understand your question. It maintains an upgrade from that and It can be applied to a 38.5' boat (+10%)and up to 360 hp(+20%)
With the 36 fish trip limit in place I don't know why they did not do away with the upgrade restriction part of the rules but it is what it is. Jo
 

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It was originally on my 35 duffy which had a JD6076afm stated at 300 hp. I understand your question. It maintains an upgrade from that and It can be applied to a 38.5' boat (+10%)and up to 360 hp(+20%)
With the 36 fish trip limit in place I don't know why they did not do away with the upgrade restriction part of the rules but it is what it is. Jo

I dont recall a fish limit when we were running my boat Maybe there was a lbs limit? I cant even remember. Is that new? Sucks bars are off the list. They were the money makers.
 

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Yes, Sandbars are a "research" fishery only, which you have to be "randomly" selected each year by way of application which must be submitted every year. That's pretty much all I fished for, for about 20 years.
The rest, unless they are classified "prohibited species" are currently governed by a 36 head trip limit and must be landed with their fins "naturally" attached. That means only headed and gutted, and some states require they be landed with their heads on as well. Makes it hard to pack and then you have to finish "dressing' them at the dock....PITA.
May not be the case in NE; you'll have to check your regional HMS rules. As for here, that's the way it is........Jo
 

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Yes, Sandbars are a "research" fishery only, which you have to be "randomly" selected each year by way of application which must be submitted every year. That's pretty much all I fished for, for about 20 years.
The rest, unless they are classified "prohibited species" are currently governed by a 36 head trip limit and must be landed with their fins "naturally" attached. That means only headed and gutted, and some states require they be landed with their heads on as well. Makes it hard to pack and then you have to finish "dressing' them at the dock....PITA.
May not be the case in NE; you'll have to check your regional HMS rules. As for here, that's the way it is........Jo


WOW thats nuts. Its 36 limit no matter the size permit? They finally shafted thoose monster west coast boats? It was a derby when we fished it. Dressing at the dock is major BS also. Ill PASS big time on that one rofl. Way too much aggrevation and stink .
 
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