Shark fishing in Sidmouth - Nostalgia

PUBLISHED: 14:04 15 June 2017 | UPDATED: 14:07 15 June 2017

The catch of the year. Taken May 6, 1970. Picture: Archant archives

The catch of the year. Taken May 6, 1970. Picture: Archant archives

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From the Sidmouth Herald archives: Amazing pictures showing Sidmouth fishermen landing a shark in 1970.

We're going to need a bigger boat! Taken May 6, 1970. Picture: Archant archivesWe're going to need a bigger boat! Taken May 6, 1970. Picture: Archant archives

While trawling through the picture archives of the Sidmouth Herald, Image Curator Alex Walton found these amazing photos of local fishermen landing a shark in 1970.

Are you pictured in one of the photos or do you know any of the men that are? Tell us more here.

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How to catch a shark. Taken May 6, 1970. Picture: Archant archivesHow to catch a shark. Taken May 6, 1970. Picture: Archant archives

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