Residents slam fishermen for releasing huge sharks just metres away from ...

Scared residents slam fishermen for releasing huge sharks just metres away from swimmers at popular beach - and there's NOTHING authorities can do to stop them A group of teenage boys are capturing and releasing sharks near a family beach  Residents at Queens Beach, north of Brisbane, saw sharks up to four metres long There are currently no rules limiting where sharks can be fished or released

By Isabelle Stackpool For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 12:04 GMT, 12 February 2020 | Updated: 12:04 GMT, 12 February 2020

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Queensland beach users say they are scared to get in the water due to sharks that are being caught and released by local fishermen near popular swimming spots.

Residents say that young fisherman are tagging and releasing hammerheads and bull sharks at Queens Beach, north of Brisbane and there is no legal restriction on them doing so.  

Young men can be found catching sharks on most days according to beachfront resident Patrick Dadis, with fish of three-to-four metres in length being released. 

Residents of Queens Beach (pictured), Queensland, are concerned that young fisherman are capturing massive sharks and releasing them just metres from local swimmers

Residents of Queens Beach (pictured), Queensland, are concerned that young fisherman are capturing massive sharks and releasing them just metres from local swimmers 

Mr Dadis told the Courier Mail that he had seen the group catch a three-metre-long hammerhead and release it next to

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