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I believe the shark migration is beginning. FPI 1/29/14

Today we went for round 2 at the south jetty and were met with completely opposite conditions. First thing we see when we get there is a guy hooked up to a shark who was throwing an x-rap.. That was the first of many lures that were taken by sharks. And these sharks were big! I threw out a whole mackerel on a shark rig and a jack head and with in 5 seconds both baits were taken for a loooooong run before breaking off.

On another note, with all the sharks you would think that there might be a cobe hitchhiking with them. has anyone caught a cobia off of the jetty?

The photo's were from yesterdays day on the south jetty and lastnights dinner!


  • Reel MullarkeyReel Mullarkey Posts: 1,873 Captain
    I was at a clients condo on Singer Island Tuesday and we could see literally thousands of sharks on the beach. It was awesome to watch them herd the bait fish and take turns feeding while the rest kept the school in a tight bunch. I'm not sure what kind of sharks they were but several of them would randomly take to the air and do spins.

    I wish they were all Cobia!
    Jonathan Mullarkey's
    Professional cleaning and restoration since 1999

  • dukhuntr1991dukhuntr1991 Posts: 308 Deckhand
    Probably spinners. That's strange, because I was diving just a 1/4 mile from the inlet on Tuesday and didn't see a single one.
  • Fi$h2nguyenFi$h2nguyen Posts: 7,804 Moderator
    I remember seeing these migrating schools of spinners yrs past offshore off SLI. Nice pompano.

    Keeping busy while away from Florida
  • bullchaserbullchaser Posts: 931 Officer
    We were at the boils on Tues. and they were everywhere. Easy to hook up on live bait and great show they put on.
  • swordawetswordawet Posts: 656 Officer
    Occasional Spinners and Dolphin were feeding off the beach just south of Jensen Beach on Monday. They seemed to be moving south.
    That's a healthy and tasty looking meal you made!!
    "Today's the Day" .... Mel Fisher
  • Jmt2404Jmt2404 Posts: 188 Officer
    Yeah some of the bigger sharks were spinners but there were a lot of other smaller ones caught. A bunch of juvy hammerheads, thrasher, black tip and bonnet heads from what I saw.

    Dukhunter, I saw 3 diving at bathtub monday I think. They were bulls (i think) ranging from 5-8 ft.
  • brianbbrianb Posts: 2,510 Captain
    We hooked up on a fuge hammerhead the other day drifting a big runner, it was awesome for the first two minutes when my line was peeling off and I thought it might be a wahoo or big king...but the fun quickly faded as I realized there was no reeling in this fish. lol

    Love how you prepared those fishes though, good catching.
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