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Old 08-26-2002, 06:43 PM
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We see a lot of lemon sharks on the bonefish flats in the Bahamas and Carribean. The problem is they are generally moving in a very lazy fashion and it's easy to foget how quickly they can turn dangerous. A couple of season ago I had hooked into a career bonefish which made three very long runs. As I was recovering line from the third run I noticed a yellow flash out of the corner of my eye. A 6ft lemon was doing high speed zig-zags homing in on the distressed bonefish. It was exteremely determined and I could see the inevitable even when there was still 50yards between the shark and the bonefish. I yanked the line & the leader broke. About 75 yards further out the lemons tail waved in the air as if to let me know who the alpha predator is around here!
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