It’s probably the most fantastic time of the yr — for nice white sharks within the Lowcountry — and this week an area fishing crew acquired their first catch of the season.
The crew at Outcast Fishing Hilton Head Island, led by constitution boat captain Chip Michalove, hooked two nice white sharks on Tuesday afternoon.
Michalove stated on Fb the crew hooked the “largest nice white (he’s) seen on the market” — estimated at three,000 kilos.
Sadly the feminine shark escaped the hook and the crew didn’t get an opportunity to tag her. Might it have been Mary Lee, OCEARCH’s well-known three,500 pound nice white shark that was situated off the South Carolina Coast Sunday? We’ll by no means know.
After virtually calling it a day after the large shark escaped him, Michalove caught his first male white shark. This one was smaller, however nonetheless put up a battle. Michalove stated he put a tag on the shark and despatched him on his means.
Michalove has had fairly the yr. In March, he caught, tagged and even touched the nostril of a 2,500-pound nice white.
“1-2 on whites in December is not dangerous, however I’ll get that monster,” he stated of the one which obtained away.