Frequent question: How do you catch a shark in surf fishing?

What to do if you accidentally catch a shark?

Remove the hook as soon as possible following landing of the shark. Using pliers, remove the hook by backing it out the way it went in. If the hook is difficult to remove: Cut the hook with bolt cutters and remove the sections, or.

Is Blue Runner good shark bait?

Blue Runner

Found in great numbers on the Atlantic, live or cut mullet can be used to catch these fish. They also put up a great fight, and make a good choice for shark bait. Like any fish, make sure you cut it to the right size before putting the bait on a hook.

Can you use shark for bait?

Almost any small shark (Blacktip, Bonnethead, Leopard, Thresher) is a good bait as well, and the carcasses of larger sharks harvested for their meat are also good selections!

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