Coordinates: 44° 40€² 12€³ N, 63° 36€² 36€³ W
Location: Nova Scotia
Why We Chose It: In 2010, Blue shark; Powerful fight and good numbers
When to Fish: June through September.
Where to Fish: Drift over deep bottom edges and drop-offs.
Tip: A qualified and fully rigged charter, such as Blue Shark Charters, is highly recommended
—Mark Weare, host of the popular First Cast Radio Show
Why We Chose It: In 2008, Blue shark; The adrenaline rush of tackling (and releasing) a hard-fighting fish
When to Fish: Late summer.
Where to Fish: Art Gaetan of Blue Shark Fishing Charters took us to a deep-water hump some 20 to 50 miles offshore.
Tip: Set up a good chum line and fish it with cut bait.
—Bob Izumi, host of Bob Izumi’s Real Fishing Show