Untamed Lowcountry

What’s the catch of the day? Sharks! Lowcountry fishermen show off their finds

Baby hammerhead shark. Photo by Paul Young
Baby hammerhead shark. Photo by Paul Young

It’s a warm summer day in the Lowcountry.

You have your fishing rod in hand.

There’s a tug on the line.

You feed the line. Then reel it back in. After several minutes, your catch is successfully in hand.

Only, it’s not what you expected.

Catching sharks in Lowcountry waters isn’t uncommon. And when we asked to see photos of your shark catches, the photos came pouring in from adults and kids alike.

Here’s a sample of that response. Did we include yours?

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