Had a fatal shark attack here in Maine the other day. (actually southern Maine) But after reading the article is says "unprovoked" shark attack. I want to know if even here in Maine if there are people stoopid enough to "provoke" a shark?? Meanwhile I'll take my chances with the snapping turtles in the lake. Alleged shark attack kills swimmer https://foxbangor.com/news/item/alleged-shark-attack-kills-swimmer/ HARPSWELL – A woman has been killed in an apparent shark attack off the coast of Maine, a rare occurrence that has only been recorded once before in the state by an unprovoked shark. A spokeswoman for the U.S. Coast Guard said the woman was bitten off Harpswell on Monday. She said two kayakers helped her get to shore, and an ambulance provided further assistance. The name of the woman was not available Monday. A New England shark expert says there has only been one unprovoked shark attack recorded in Maine.