Shark Fishing Tips

5.       The easiest way to attract sharks is with cut bait or chum. Bait the area around you and wait for the sharks to come to you. This way you won’t be spending hours searching for them. Small fish is also a good bait to use since this is what the sharks eat naturally.

The tips above can help increase the amount of success you have when fishing for sharks but you have to be patient as well. This is not your average species and it takes both time and skill to catch them. The best place to seek out sharks is around small islands, rocks and similar areas. They can also be found in the dips along the bottom of the ocean.

Since shark fishing is so strenuous, you need to be in good physical shape before heading out to the water. This is no easy species to reel in once they are hooked. They are going to fight hard and push you to your limit so be ready. Otherwise, you’re going to end up losing the fight and your catch is going to get free. Once you get them reeled up to your boat you still have the challenge of getting them from the water into the boat, which is not going to be an easy task.

If you’re interested in going shark fishing for the first time but not sure how to get started, consider hiring a charter service. This is the best way to find out if this is actually something you want to do. They will have all the necessary equipment needed and they already know where all the hot spots are located. They also have the experience needed to make sure you have a fun and safe shark fishing trip.

After going out with professionals a few times, you’ll be ready to put together your own fishing team and head out for some exciting adventures.

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Daniel Eggertsen
Dan Eggertsen is a fellow saltwater fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession. :) He's been providing solid advice on saltwater fishing since 2004.

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