Fishing Report: Shark Daycare
Fishing the past 3 weeks at Port Bolivar, Texas has been tough to say the least. Its summer time so the water is heating up, a tropical depression just passed through and dumped a ton of fresh water on us, and our water is more clear now than it has ever been. On top of all of that, its like we are running a shark daycare right now.
Weâ€™ve caught a variety of fish but certainly not the size weâ€™ve been looking for lately for our #landbasedsharkfishing tournament. Other fishermen are doing much the same with minimal mid-sized sharks reportedly caught. There is no consistency right now around here. You may have one good day and then the next two days not catch a thing and this isnâ€™t just for shark fishing.
"We have been changing up our bait, our location, our distances, our methods, our strategies â€“ we canâ€™t buy a big bite in the surf."
Small sharks are a dime a dozen right now so it appears that the area of the Gulf of Mexico surrounding Port Bolivar is a nursery for shark pups currently. We are catching them both from the boat around the jetty as well as from the beach. In fact, we caught a 15â€ Blacktip pup from the beach today. Do the mothersâ€™ appetites suppress, do they give birth and leave the area, or are we just in the wrong place at the wrong time?
In the meantime, we are putting our lighter #Bullbuster line and tackle to good use.
We are ready for the big bite again. Until then we are going to continue to Bait Up and Send It!
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