Have you ever hooked a fish that then became the bait, while still on the line, for a bigger fish?

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asked May 9, 2017 in Saltwater Fishing by jedgerly (15 points)

3 Answers

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answered May 9, 2017 by cquade7 (3,269 points)
Yes, one time we were out on a deep sea fishing boat in Florida, and I had a nice Red Snapper on the line, and right when I saw what it was I felt a big tug. I come to find out that a damn shark decided to have a easy snack and we had to cut the line. It made a funny story and we got more fish to make up for it, but that was my first experience with that.
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answered Sep 30, 2017 by Boneyard (1,593 points)
This happened all the time on the chum boats fishing for bluefish in New Jersey. You'd have a nice blue on the line and a shark...sometimes a blue shark ( a lot of fun to catch and so beautiful) would be attracted to the chum and commotion and become your next catch. We would cut them off as landing a shark on a party boat would not be a good idea.
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answered Oct 18, 2017 by Cronnie40 (228 points)
Yeah had Kings get eaten by sharks
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