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PHAT Rack

I had an opportunity to travel to the Chesapeak Bay area and contacted the Phat boys for a possible fossil collecting trip. The sick bug had been visiting them, but luckily it passed earlier in the week. It was on!! We arose at dawn-thirty to hit the tides right and I had to force the Phat boys to cater to my relentless pursuit of the perfect java.... we arrived at the bay and the wind was howling with the temperature in the mid-20s. My sinuses are still clear! As the sun rose I could make out the formations which Dr. Phat boy had briefed me on, and also the mixture of layers in the wash out areas. I found some smaller teeth in the rock and sand; the boys were racking early with some dolphin teeth and megs ---- my first score was a posterior meg laying on the sand; about five minutes later I nabbed a larger, worn posterior . I tried my luck at the Calvert base and wouldntcha know it a super-hero I. hastalis poking out! The tide went out some more and I was able to collect on some exposed layer and scored two killer cow shark teeth. It was time to turn around and head back before we would have to swim in 33F water...no thanks...I had punched a hole in my waiters and my feet were getting numb...two steps and my pain went away...I saw a meg bourlette smiling at me. I used the Phat-boy extraction tool and freed the tooth from its paleo-grave. Sweet! With my numbness; well; not gone but I was in gravy made you know.....I found a spot loaded with gravel, although in about 6 inches of water with waves coming over....then I saw a giant, extra sharp meg blade standing at attention! Thought I had a case-worthy centerpiece meg, but not today...denied! A great ground shot though. I ended the day with some more makos and a handful of perfect hemis to call it a "rack". A great trip --- thanks y'all!



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Location Potomac River, Maryland, USA

ID3878
Memberda fossz
Date Added2/6/2011

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2" C. megaodon posterior tooth
2" C. megaodon posterior tooth
Pair of cow shark teeth
Pair of cow shark teeth
1-7/8 inch I. hastalis
1-7/8 inch I. hastalis
3.5 inch C. Megalodon
3.5 inch C. Megalodon
  

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Yeah man - 2/20/2011
Reviewer : Down by the banks from
Total Rating : 10
NICE finds. WOW.... great day Content Quality : 10 of 10

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- 2/21/2011
Reviewer : Chris from
Total Rating : 10
Awesome! Content Quality : 10 of 10

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