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Give me 30 more minutes...

After being out of town for an extended period I had the itch to go fossil diving. Made the necessary last minute call to a "fossil friend" and off we went. Hit one spot for a half hour with no luck and decided to move down stream a little bit. Dived for an hour and had some decent luck, found mostly worn auriculatus teeth in a traditional Yorktown bed. At the end of the dive I started to find better pockets of bed so I eased to the side and told my buddy we needed to give it another 30 minutes. No sooner did I navigate back to the bed I picked up a decent hastalis and I knew it was going to get better. Saw the side of a meg sitting upright in the sand/gravel said a little fossil prayer and out popped the just-shy of 4" meg. The 30 minutes didn't last long as I jumped from pocket to pocket scooping up the scattered teeth. My buddy didn't find anything whole so I called him over and took him out to the bed that was producing. He ended up with some smaller makos and partials, which is a good start since he is really just getting the hang of river diving.
Location Hertford County, North Carolina, USA

Date Added8/12/2006

The day's catch
Just-shy of 4" meg cleaned up

Back to the river ("It
Back to the river ("It's On Like Donkey Kong")
Finally back in the river again
Finally back in the river again
Scubapaul Came to Town!
Scubapaul Came to Town!





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