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    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Town of Hempstead beaches have been red flagged due to a shark that was caught by fishermen on Long Island. Beach Update (8/9 at 12:15 p.m.): East Atlantic Beach and Atlantic Beach Estates are redflagged due to a shark catch by local fishermen.— Town of Hempstead (@HempsteadTown) August 9, 2020Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced Sunday Nickerson Beach is currently waist-deep swimming only due to a shark sighting at nearby Atlantic Beach.On Saturday, a shark was caught by a fisherman at Jones Beach.Story below is from August 2A total of 13 shark sightings since Monday halted swimming at beaches on Long Island.EMBED More News VideosDiana Rocco has the latest on the sharks sightings on Long...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Town of Hempstead beaches have been redflagged due to a shark that was caught by fisherman on Long Island. Beach Update (8/9 at 12:15 p.m.): East Atlantic Beach and Atlantic Beach Estates are redflagged due to a shark catch by local fishermen.— Town of Hempstead (@HempsteadTown) August 9, 2020Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced Nickerson Beach is currently waist-deep swimming only due to a shark sighting at nearby Atlantic Beach.Story below is from August 2A total of 13 shark sightings since Monday halted swimming at beaches on Long Island.Lifeguards were forced put out red flags and clear the water at Lido Beach on Saturday afternoon after seeing a large dark fin emerge from the water,...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Town of Hempstead beaches have been redflagged due to a shark that was caught by fisherman on Long Island. Beach Update (8/9 at 12:15 p.m.): East Atlantic Beach and Atlantic Beach Estates are redflagged due to a shark catch by local fishermen.— Town of Hempstead (@HempsteadTown) August 9, 2020Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced Nickerson Beach is currently waist-deep swimming only due to a shark sighting at nearby Atlantic Beach.Story below is from August 2A total of 13 shark sightings since Monday halted swimming at beaches on Long Island.Lifeguards were forced put out red flags and clear the water at Lido Beach on Saturday afternoon after seeing a large dark fin emerge from the water,...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- After no sightings by the shark patrol this morning, beachgoers are permitted to go back into the waters "knee-to-waist deep" at Town of Hempstead beaches.The town's shark patrol said they spotted a significant number of cow-nosed rays in the waters, which are known to be a favorite feeding choice for sharks.A total of 13 shark sightings since Monday have halted swimming at beaches on Long Island.Two sightings were reported Saturday, and on Sunday, swimming is prohibited again as all eyes will be on the water.Lifeguards were forced put out red flags and clear the water at Lido Beach on Saturday afternoon after seeing a large dark fin emerge from the water, seemingly going after prey.Hempstead...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- A total of 13 shark sightings since Monday have halted swimming at beaches on Long Island.Two sightings were reported Saturday, and on Sunday, swimming is prohibited again as all eyes will be on the water.Lifeguards were forced put out red flags and clear the water at Lido Beach on Saturday afternoon after seeing a large dark fin emerge from the water, seemingly going after prey.Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin said the fin was spotted and a large splash was noticed. Some patrons in the water also noticed and began to run out of the water."The lifeguards immediately responded by 'red flagging' the waters and getting everyone out of the water," he said. "As of this...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Another shark sighting pulled swimmers out of the water Saturday, raising the number of instances to 12 since Monday.The shark sighting prohibited swimming at Town of Hempstead ocean beaches from Civic Beach to Lido West beach until further notice. *Beach Update (August 1st — 1:30pm)*Due to a shark sighting by town lifeguards, all swimming is now prohibited at Town of Hempstead ocean beaches from Civic Beach to Lido West beach until further notice.— Town of Hempstead (@HempsteadTown) August 1, 2020On Friday, a Town of Hempstead lifeguard with the newly formed Shark Patrol spotted the shark off Lido Beach just before 4 p.m., halting swimming at all Town of Hempstead ocean beaches from Civic Beach to...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Swimming was being allowed at beaches on Long Island Thursday, but now with the addition of a "Shark Patrol" in one town.Hempstead announced they were starting a "Shark Patrol" after several recent sightings. Nassau County will also have enhanced helicopter patrols and intensified marine ocean patrols, following two days of six shark sightings.The "Shark Patrol" consists of a "Jet Ski" watercraft and the deployment of a team of lifeguards on a Bay Constable boat to monitor the waters as needed during this period of shark sightings.EMBED More News Videos A new "Shark Patrol" will be out on the water after nearly a dozen sightings in three days in the waters off Long Island So far,...
    A STUDENT caught a huge 400 pound shark in the waters of Long Island as a woman was killed by a great white in Maine. TJ Minutillo reeled in the eight-feet bull shark as it was revealed five monster predators are now lurking off New York and New Jersey. 8TJ Minutillo reeled in the eight-feet bull shark off Long IslandCredit: Instagram/tjminutillo 8The student warned 'freak' shark attacks can happenCredit: Instagram/tjminutillo The New Yorker, 21, said he began fishing at the age of three and estimates he has caught and released around 300 sharks in his lifetime. However, not many have been as big as the giant he captured off Nickerson Beach - which he called a "jaws dropper". He also described...
    It’s a ‘jaws’-dropper. A 21-year-old college student captured a massive, near 400-pound shark off the coast of Long Island Beach earlier this month. Manhasset, New York, resident TJ Minutillo cast out a net of sea robin to attract the close to 8-foot long bull shark at Nickerson Beach, he told The Post Wednesday. He said he quickly released his big catch, which was first reported by the Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice. Big-game fishing is a “big-time hobby” for Minutillo, a student at Clemson University in South Carolina. He said he began fishing at the age of three and estimates he’s caught some 300 sandbar sharks, which are smaller and mostly harmless. News that a great white shark was tracked...
    A Long Island fisherman reeled in a massive bull shark off the coast of a Long Island beach. Manhasset resident TJ Minutillo pulled in an eight-foot bull shark on Saturday, July 25 while fishing at Nickerson Beach. The catch-of-the-week is estimated to be between 375 and 400 pounds. Minutillo, who said he has caught hundreds of sharks in the region, said he and friends often frequent area beaches to go fishing for sharks, though this was the biggest and the first bull shark that he’s caught in New York. In total, Minutillo estimated he has caught around 300 sharks since he began going big-game fishing, calling it “a ton of fun to do,” as he made his way back...
    NICKERSON BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – After six reported shark sightings in the past two days along a stretch of South Shore Nassau beaches, officials are taking no chances with swimmers’ safety. Several beaches shut down over the past two days. Wednesday, officials in Nassau County announced a new plan to keep beachgoers safe. “If anything is spotted too close to shore, or displaying erratic or aggressive behavior, our pilots will immediately get that information to all beaches and lifeguards, no matter what their jurisdiction,” said Nassau County Executive Laura Curran. Enhanced helicopter patrols have been launched over the shoreline, and intensified marine ocean scanning by boats and lifeguards with binoculars. That’s how the most recent sighting was spotted. “We have...
    LONG BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Miles of beaches on Long Island’s South Shore remain closed Tuesday after multiple shark sightings were reported Monday. Town of Hempstead beaches will allow people in the water up to their knees, but Long Beach beaches are still closed. Police will be back out on the sand later this morning to decide if it’s safe to reopen. Lifeguard Logan Fitzgerald was patrolling the waters on his surf board Monday at Lido Beach West when he saw a telltale dorsal fin. “It came out, shot out of the water, spun around,” he told CBS2. “Didn’t look like a dolphin fin, definitely a shark.” Officials said it was a sizeable shark, likely a bull shark, that was...