Shark Fishing for Money

Kids usually make money selling lemonade, mowing the lawn, or washing cars. But boys at Waimea, Kauai, fished for baby sharks and sold them to Chinese customers. Reportedly, the boys were making a lot of money from this sport, and a boy even caught twelve sharks per hour in a day.

Because the boys were focused on catching sharks, the Evening Bulletin says, “the indifference with which they treat the snapping fish when they land them is strange to see.”

Read more about it in “Youthful Shark Fishermen Do Well.”


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