Famed shark fisherman Frank Mundus dies
Frank Mundus, believed to be the inspiration for the shark-fishing captain Quint in the movie "Jaws," has died. He forged his reputation as a fearless fisherman in Montauk beginning in 1951, hunting down the world's biggest sharks.
"I had a lot of close calls," he once said. "Probably too many close calls."
Here's his website with a good FAQ.
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