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Hardcore Dive Team Blue/Mako Shark Dives California
hcdiveteambrian - 6/15/2013 8:59 AM
Category: Event
Replies: 2

Rounding up interest for blue water shark dives in Southern California. Blue (and possible mako) shark dives being put together. Trip will include spots for 4 to snorkel & feed and film nice blues, $150.00 ea. Add 1 scuba dive on the way in, oil rigs, or a local wreck for $175.00. Sharks guaranteed in clear blue water. Boat: 1850 Hydra Sports Center Console. Any interested we make a date, takes 4 to go.
Greg - 6/15/2013 1:20 PM
You snorkel and feed sharks?
hcdiveteambrian - 6/16/2013 10:27 PM
To bring sharks to the boat, a simple chum line is set out. 1 or 2-5 gallon buckets of ground or chopped fish remains are set out in clear blue water, miles from the coast, going the speed of the wind or a knot. Within 1/2 to 1 hour, you’ll see fins right at the boat. Watch, to see that you have manageable sharks. If you do, you’ll want to "bribe" them by a little food...tid bits. It’s best to get in the water with no bubbles (snorkels gear,) and no fear, and camera equipment or good memories. While in the water, with poles it’s a gimme to keep them there with something attract them, they’ll eat out of you’re hand. The common blues in California are rail thin, but beautiful. I used to fish them and makos until I learned about them. I realize "feeding" may be controversial as in "unnatural" predation which may be looked at as causing problems, much like "baiting" great whites with decoys. I’m on the total side of...I think it adds character to a life in the water.

I’m only working for a boat, that will bring up sharks. It takes a bit of planning. If 4 divers show interest, we’d put it together, or do something else.