Whales, Sharks Swim Past Outer Banks

It’s migration time out in the Atlantic Ocean off the Outer Banks. We had some whales—probably humpback—feeding within 100 yards of the Kitty Hawk shoreline on Monday. Over the weekend, three tagged great white sharks pinged a few miles off the coast. it’s a typical pattern of life in the sea. There’s a tendency to … Continue reading Whales, Sharks Swim Past Outer Banks

Hilton the Shark Heads North from Outer Banks

Hilton the Great White Shark seems to have passed the Outer Banks by. Around 2:00 p.m. he pinged about 15 or 20 miles off Kill Devil Hills. Hilton was tagged earlier this year off Hilton Head. He’s a 1250 pound shark. It’s difficult to say how old he is, but at that size, he’s probably … Continue reading Hilton the Shark Heads North from Outer Banks