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I need a little help please. I will be taking my boat to Destin the week of Labor Day for vacation. I have fished out of Destin in at least a decade. My 8 year old nephew will be tagging along for the first 4 days and has his heart set on catching a shark . I generally go out my way to avoid sharks, so if anyone can tell me a nearshore area known to hold small sharks (3Ft or so) you would make an eight year olds week. TIA for any and all help.
 

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little and big spinner sharks are usually all over the place just west of the jetties. I don't think it would be too difficult to get a bite if you soak baits and chum.

Most ledges and artificial reefs also hold a few sharks each this time of year.
 

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West Jetty. Exit the pass and head West until it's calm enough for y'all to handle. Start chumming and you'll them swarm
 

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Thanks guys, I'll try the west jetty and chum a little. Hopefully I can make my nephews dream come true. In his mind he thinks we are going 100 miles offshore :thumbup:
 

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How far off the beach do you anchor to avoid attracting sharks near the beach? Are the sharks on that bar all day long or only near dusk and dawn?
 

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The sharks are already there, and always will be. If you are at a safe distance for boating, you will be fine. Don't be the jackass that runs his boat inside the "swimming" zone and makes all fishermen look bad....
 
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