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Good evening,

I’ve become an avid land based shark fisherman but have always done so further south. Can anyone tell me when I can expect the sharks to show up in the surf in MD/DE?

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you might get lucky in ocean city md/de.Google oc md fishing report an you can she whats going on.
 

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In DE, MD and upper VA surf, the most common and likely shark species (not counting dogfish as sharks) are #1 the sandbar shark (AKA brown) and the sand tiger (AKA nurse shark). After that, it's pure luck to catch another species in the surf. I did catch a spinner once in Fenwick.

Sandbars can get to 5 - 6 ft and sand tigers much bigger, and folks who target them often use skates as the bait. They set up with conventional tackle and paddle the bait out a couple hundred yards and wait. It's pretty easy to get into browns up and down down the coast.

From boats, it's a different story.


 
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