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2 large, bull sharks caught not far from Point Lookout State Park

Two 8-foot long bull sharks weighing about 220 pounds each were found in fishermen's nets not far from Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary's County.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 09:52pm EDT

Tags: shark, fishing, Point Lookout State Park, John "Willy" Dean, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Cornfield Harbor, Chesapeake Bay, St. Mary, Colleen Kelleher

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Sharks in the Chesapeake: More likely than thought

Unlike the nearby ocean coasts, the Chesapeake Bay is not a hotbed for shark sport fishing, largely due to the low numbers of sharks that can exist in the water. Bull sharks are among the only species that can withstand salinity levels that low.

Friday - 08/17/2012, 11:49am EDT

Tags: Pete Ide, David Lowensteiner, Kelly Sullivan, Chesapeake Bay, Shark Week, sharks, Captain Pete, Paul D. Shinkman

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