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Shark Bite Sea Angler Is Already Back Fishing

5th September 2018
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Blue sharks rarely bite humans - and the recent incident on a boat off Roches Point is being put down to an angling accident Blue sharks rarely bite humans - and the recent incident on a boat off Roches Point is being put down to an angling accident Photo: Wikimedia

#Angling - A Belfast angler bitten by a blue shark at the weekend resumed his sea fishing trip within days of the incident, as the Belfast Telegraph reports.

Robert Malcolmson was rushed to the mainland by Crosshaven RNLI last Saturday evening (1 September) after he was bitten on the arm by the shark he and his friends were landing on the deep sea angling boat Deora De off Roches Point at Cork Harbour.

The 40-year-old lost a lot of blood from the four-inch wound on his arm — but after treatment at Cork University Hospital, he was back out at sea by Monday.

The Belfast Telegraph has more on the story HERE.

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