Re: NANFA-- Blacktip Sharks

Dave Neely (
Fri, 07 Jul 2000 14:34:19 CDT


>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?

Yeah. Lots of taxa will move in/offshore based on salinity levels. Should be
seeing other sharks (ie, bull sharks, silky sharks, etc), plus a lot of
other primarily marine taxa well within the Bay for a while. Makes seining


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