Image Via: Scott Gardner
Image Via: Scott Gardner

Winter getaway: A family fishing adventure in Myrtle Beach

Shark Day in South Carolina

Popular with winter weary Canucks, this beach town has great saltwater angling action

Scott Gardner
Scott Gardner

Looking into the water while hauling up another bass, Sam got a huge thrill after spotting a shark following—and eventually slicing off—a struggling bass (but the line held, thanks to that 80-pound test). Captain John quickly re-baited with a big hunk of cut bait, dropped the line back in and, 30 seconds later, Sam was almost dragged overboard by the power of a 30-inch Atlantic sharpnose shark. As you can see from the jump above, it was a real fighter.

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