NANFA-- Blacktip Sharks In The Mobile Delta
Fri, 7 Jul 2000 15:14:49 EDT

The recent drought in the Southeast is creating some surprising

Lack of river flow has allowed salt water to creep northward, well into
the Mobile River Delta.

This week...for the first time I know of...schools of Blacktip Sharks
were seen and caught in the Mobile/Tensaw Delta. One angler using
20-pound test hooked 10 of them...and landed a small 14 pounder.

Most of them just broke lines like thread.

The Blacktip is a large shark!

Any of you folks up at Tuscaloosa or Huntsville ever heard reports like
this before?

Rob Erhardt

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