Hilton Head crew hooks 7 sharks in a day — and one was ‘almost as wide as the boat’

Outcast Sport Fishing of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, hooked seven great white sharks in one day on Jan. 18, 2019. The crew managed to tag four of them — including what could be the "largest male (great) white shark tagged in the Atlantic."
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Outcast Sport Fishing of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, hooked seven great white sharks in one day on Jan. 18, 2019. The crew managed to tag four of them — including what could be the "largest male (great) white shark tagged in the Atlantic."

Mandy Matney is an award-winning journalist and self-proclaimed shark enthusiast from Kansas. She worked for newspapers in Missouri and Illinois before she realized Midwestern winters are horrible, then moved to Hilton Head in 2016. She is the breaking news editor at the Island Packet.