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Spotted Gully Shark Fishing

The Spotted gully shark is an amazing species, as the name suggests the spotted gully shark is a member of the shark family but this is no fearsome monster. The spotted gully shark loves to feed at night inhabiting the many inshore reefs around the Africa coast with these fish being found from Angola to South Africa.

Hosted Shore Shark Fishing | Namibia

If you have ever dreamt of targeting the top of the food chain from the shore then this the perfect trip for you to get your teeth into. This will be an exclusive trip for a small group of anglers meaning you will have the maximum attention from our hosts, ensuring you are getting optimum fishing time with the best advice to catch... Read more

  Category: Hosted Fishing, Popper & Jig Fishing, Hosted Hosted Popper, Jig & Big Game Fishing Holidays
   Season: October to April
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Additional Information

Also known as: Sharptooth Houndshark

Scientific name: Triakis megaloperus

Description: The Spotted Gully Shark is a large stout-bodied species with a short, and blunt snout. The nostrils are widely spaced and preceded by lobe-like flaps of skin that do not reach the mouth. The skin of the spotted gully shark is often loose. This species is dark grey to bronze above and white on the belly below. Young sharks are mostly unmarked, while adults vary from plain to densely covered with black spots.

Average size: The average size of the Spotted Gully Sharks that are caught is around 20lb but these fish do grow to over 8lb.

Where to catch: This species inhabits the many inshore reefs around Africa, from Angola to South Africa these amazing fish will be found feeding on crustaceans and small fish that live in this area. Namibia is also a well-known area for catching the spotted gully shark.

Fishing methods: The Spotted Gully Shark is fished for by using a bait ledgered tight to the bottom of the area you are fishing. Big fish baits are best here with chunks of catfish, mackerel and scad all proving to be extremely good at enticing the Spotted Gully Sharks to feed. A good reel loaded with a heavy line or braid is a must when fishing for Spotted Gully Sharks and a very strong hook pattern connected to wire trace is also a necessity as these fish will make light work of a standard mono trace.

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