Shark Fishing

Shark fishing is a sport that combines fisherman against one of the oldest animals on the planet. It is an exciting form of fishing when productive and is usually done, but not always, by chumming the water close to your fishing grounds and fishing with an alive or dead natural bait.

Shark Fishing

Equipment required for Shark Fishing

You will need to use a surf rod if fishing on the shore to ensure you get a large cast out to the required fishing grounds. If from a boat you will use a strong boat rod, suitable fishing reel and strong line, hook and a wire trace.

The bait will be a natural bait that is either alive or dead.

Species to target when Shark Fishing

Popular shark species to catch include gummy shark, blue shark, hammerhead shark and mako shark.

Best Places to try Shark Fishing

Shark fishing can be done anywhere in the world providing the waters are known to have sharks. Destinations such as Australia, the United States are common to have fishermen chasing shark as a required catch.

Best Shark Fishing Fishing Charters


8 32,81 ft

Valentia Island, Ireland (IE)

From 400,00

Bertram 42

8 39,37 ft

Bávaro Beach, Punta Cana (DO)

From 594,87


4 29,53 ft

Jezera, Croatia (HR)

From 750,00

Blue Fever

3 26,25 ft

Boavista, Cape Verde (CV)

From 560,00

Mare Nostrum I

4 19,69 ft

Ponta Delgada, Azores (PT)

From 395,00

Rodman 1100

10 36,09 ft

Cascais, Portugal (PT)

From 75,00


5 39,37 ft

Jezera, Croatia (HR)

From 650,00

Causeway Lass

12 39,37 ft

Portrush, (NIE)

From 464,92

Pili pili

4 25,00 ft

Ngor, (SE)

From 300,00
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