Black Tip Sharks were fast and Furious

October 22, 2015 by Russ Walker

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It was a MONSTER BIG day on the water yesterday with Captain Jeff Hughes, A fabulous Fort Myers Shark Fisherman. The Tarpon Express became the Black Tip Express.
Total we caught 8 BIG Black Tipped sharks out front of the island. These sharks were around 60 pounds or better. Like Progressive….It was the Best Day! Lots of other species too.
I’ll have pics and video coming soon but we are going back today.
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Note From Captain Russ: We were drifting, following bait balls in 15 feet of water on the deep end of the island. 5’ - 200 lb. Braided wire leader with an 8 ought circle hook, Penn 950 spinning reels. Cut lady fish chunk bait drifting with 1oz weight above leader. If we were out of the bait balls we got no bite. Also, these black tip sharks would hit a 1 oz silver spoon near the bait balls.

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Tide Walker Charters are based in Cape Coral, Florida, and run fishing trips at Pine Island, Boca Grande, Cape Coral, Bokeelia, and Matlacha. Captain Russ has more than 37 years of experience in the field and is an accomplished artist and public speaker i