How did you develop your mastery of fly fishing for mako sharks?

8/24/2016 4:09:47 PM,
Conway Bowman replied:

John

 

thanks fkr the question!

The Shortfin Mako shark is the greatest saltwater gamefish on the west coast. 

So, i figured out that there is a great volume of these fish off the San Diego coast 

i started prosecuting these waters 20 plus years ago and figured out that the mako shark migrates to these waters beginning in early spring and hang out until October. 

I also figured out they love to eat the fly!!!

 

chumming during the biggest tides May thru October has proven to benched best time to target makos

presenting a large saltwater fly (8/0) with a 14wt rod/reel and floating line is the best approach

 

 

How did you develop your mastery of fly fishing for mako sharks?

How did you develop your mastery of fly fishing for mako sharks?

8/24/2016 4:09:47 PM,
Conway Bowman replied:

John

 

thanks fkr the question!

The Shortfin Mako shark is the greatest saltwater gamefish on the west coast. 

So, i figured out that there is a great volume of these fish off the San Diego coast 

i started prosecuting these waters 20 plus years ago and figured out that the mako shark migrates to these waters beginning in early spring and hang out until October. 

I also figured out they love to eat the fly!!!

 

chumming during the biggest tides May thru October has proven to benched best time to target makos

presenting a large saltwater fly (8/0) with a 14wt rod/reel and floating line is the best approach