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Anyone planning on surfing this winter in the Westport, Little Compton area?
Does anyone have suggestions on what I should look for? I'm hoping to spend around 200-250 since I really don't know how much surfing he'll do given that we don't live in a beach town.
I've been in the water a lot lately on the South Shore. Very warm for this point in the summer.
A few of my colleagues are the ones doing the shark research on the cape right now for the state. They have been seeing A LOT of GWs. They were telling me something interesting the other day that I'd never thought of. They said that the big ones (16') aren't likely to do you any harm. They need to make their attacks calorically worthwhile so they are here for the grey seals and they don't bother with harbor seals or people. And the little babies (<10') are fish eaters with fish-eating teeth that aren't suited for biting people. But at ~10' they lose the baby teeth and get the classic 'shark tooth' and they are ready for bigger prey. But they need to learn from experience what's good to bite and what isn't. So these are the ones that end up "tasting" people! And apparently there are some 10-footers out there.