Sharks In Lake Cumberland!!

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    Sharks In Lake Cumberland!!

    Freshwater Sharks

    It's on the internet so it must be true!!

    The longest freshwater shark on record was found in Deep Creek Lake in the western panhandle of Maryland in 1983. It measured 9 feet 4 inches in length and weighed 512 pounds. The only other freshwater shark over 8 feet in length was found in Lake Cumberland, Kentucky in 2001. It was 8 feet 7 inches long and weighed 428 pounds and was thought to be responsible for all 3 shark attacks in that lake that summer.
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    Wow. Guess I'll stay in Green River Lake and Herrington Lake though I'm surprised Herrington hasn't had a shark attack or two.

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    I think I'd have to see something from KDFWR before I believed this.

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    I'm going to be on a houseboat soon so I will be doing some chumming to see if I can get pic's of the beast!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Got-No-Game View Post
    I'm going to be on a houseboat soon so I will be doing some chumming to see if I can get pic's of the beast!
    You're going to need a bigger boat!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colonels_Wear_Blue View Post
    I think I'd have to see something from KDFWR before I believed this.
    I'm with you. Not buying this one.

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    I believe it. Because the mountain lion spotted in Ashland last week told me so.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spindoc View Post
    I believe it. Because the mountain lion spotted in Ashland last week told me so.
    Then I'm a believer as well.

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    I just did a quick search of the KDFWR's website. Didn't find anything mentioned about freshwater sharks at all. The only mention I saw was when they said freshwater sturgeons have a "shark-like" body.

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    Never happened...

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    No way, sasquach love fresh water shark.

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    Sometimes a land shark gets hot and takes to the lake to cool off. This is probably the confusion

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    I read it on the internet so it has to be true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spindoc View Post
    I believe it. Because the mountain lion spotted in Ashland last week told me so.
    On tangent here but there are definitely mountain lions at Lake Cumberland.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theguru View Post
    On tangent here but there are definitely mountain lions at Lake Cumberland.
    There's a better chance of me growing an afro.

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