Tiger Sharks, one of the most dangerous sharks in the world, it is a popular shark with heavy game fishing anglers.
How To Identify:
Tiger Sharks have a cylindrical body with a rather blunt snout, they are blue grey above fading on the sides to white belly. Along the sides are vertical bars - hence the name Tiger Shark. They can grow to larger than 6 meters, and weighing over 800 kgs.
How To Catch:
Tiger sharks are certainly hard fighting game fish only sought after by anglers using heavy game tackle. They are best caught with live bait or whole dead fish, fished either trolling or while burleying or chumming with fish pieces and fish oil.
Tiger Sharks are found worldwide in tropical and warm temperate seas. In Australia they range from Northern New South Wales, right up the Queensland Coast, right across the Northern Territory and into Northern Western Australia. Can range from reef and rock bottom off the continental shelf right into bays, large estuaries and harbours.