_Ordinances like the one proposed in Boca Raton are squeezing shark fishermen out of beach communities, said William Fundora, president of the South Florida Shark Club. "These rules are really antiquated, and they really don't look at the science," he said. "Sharks follow migratory schools of fish up and down the shore, and we just catch what's already there." Land-based anglers are banding together to oppose the bans, one of which is in Delray Beach, Fundora said. Boca Raton's ordinance would still allow anglers to fish for sharks 100 feet away from the shore, Woika said. "Laws like these put us at a complete disadvantage," Fundora said. "We're not guys who can afford to buy big boats and go to the Bahamas, we're just regular local people who love to fish
Your thoughts? Is shark fishing on a public beach a bad idea or no big deal?