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Over the years Captain Bowman has guided his costumers to numerous catches of mako sharks on fly. Mako sharks have a very sensitive olfactory system that can detect very small amounts of fish scent dissolved in water. They use this physiologic advantage to find prey. Captain Bowman uses this same advantage to draw sharks close to his boat, where his anglers can cast a fly and trick the shark into biting it. He does this by placing fish carcasses in the water, allowing the ocean currents to carry the fish scent far from the boat. Once the sharks detect the scent they will follow it up to the boat. In recent years I had the opportunity to fish for makos in San Diego with Dr. Steve Ward and his wife Randie.

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