Comedy Legends 5: BARRY HILTON vs MIKE KING

The Comedy Legends in the Valley series returns to kick of 2012 with a bang! The South Zealand New Africa Comedy Show starring Barry Hilton (SA) and Mike King (NZ) Household names in their respective countries, these two international comedians and friends, will perform together on stage in a side-splitting, no-holds barred comedy show at Fish Hoek High School on 11 February 2012, as part of the...

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White shark predates on seal in Fish Hoek Sunday 27 March

White shark predates on seal in Fish Hoek Sunday 27 March

At approximately 09h30 today a shark was sighted in Fish Hoek and all water users were called out of the water. It swam on the surface for a short period past a seal and at that stage seemingly (as described by the spotter on duty) didn’t pay it much attention. Shortly afterwards while the beach was still closed and no-one was in the water, what’s believed to be the same shark returned and...

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High shark activity

Fish Hoek area is currently experiencing higher than normal shark activity. Shark Spotters and trek net fishermen have recorded five sightings since Saturday 1 May and two sightings in Muizenberg on 2 May. The sharks have been seen following schools of yellowtail that are currently being caught in large numbers close to shore along the Fish Hoek side of the False Bay coast. Waters users are asked...

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Update: Fish Hoek Shark Attack

Today we spent the day collecting eyewitness accounts of yesterdays shark attack, assessing the conditions at the time of the attack, we have been in constant communication with the media and local communities on the ground with the first radio interview at 7 am and the last one just a few minutes ago, coordinated white shark research in the field with the tracking of two sharks, debriefed the...

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Shark Attack Fish Hoek Beach 12 Januray 2010

A swimmer has been the victim of a shark attack at Fish Hoek beach today 12 January 2010. Shark Spotters offers our heartfelt condolences to the man’s family and friends. The beaches along the False Bay coast from Strandfontein to Glencairn will be kept closed tomorrow and only opened when the City of Cape Town disaster management has reviewed the...

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Photograph of white shark at Fish Hoek

There is a hoax email currently making its rounds. It shows a picture of a white shark swimming near Fish Hoek beach and says it was taken on the Saturday 25 October 2008. This photograph was actually taken on 28 September 2006. On that day the white shark research team was at Seal Island when we got a call from the Fish Hoek shark spotter that a large white shark had just entered the bay. We...

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