Shark Fishing with the Galveston Guides
If you come face to face with a shark in the ocean, you'd better have him on the business end of a sturdy rod and reel. An adrenaline-filled experience, these are the fishing trips you'll remember for the rest of your life.
Galveston, Texas, is an ideal place for shark fishing
It's not uncommon to catch as many as 15 to 40 sharks a day during the warmer summer months of June, July, August, and September on the Gulf Coast. Sharks are found along all coastline in the U.S., but Florida and Gulf Coast states see the majority of these formidable creatures.
ake them nearly invincible in the sea. Yet they are quite vulnerable to a baited hook and are easily caught.
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A word about shark attacks
You're actually in more danger on the way to the beach. Every year across the globe, nearly one million people die in automobile accidents. More than 42,000 of those deaths occur in the United States. Shark attacks resulting in deaths occur much less frequently than car wrecks, but they get much more publicity.
A greater percentage of beachgoers are injured by jellyfish, stingrays, or hardhead and gafftop fishes, which have poisonous spines. They are more likely to cause harm than a shark.
You have a better chance of dying from a bee sting, a dog or snake bite, or lightning than from a shark attack.
Peanut allergies are a greater threat than sharks.
There's a better chance you'll win the lottery than be bitten by a shark.
Let's go fishing!
Catching a shark is an incredible experience; even a four-foot sandbar shark provides plenty of thrills on its way to the boat. Once you’ve done it, you may never look at other types of fishing the same way again.
How to Avoid Shark Attacks, Florida Museum of Natural History