Is there sharks at South Padre Island?
Just so, are there sharks around South Padre Island?
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND - Whether it's on the bay or ocean, odds are there's probably a shark not too far away; however experts say not to worry. Experts tell us sharks are more afraid of you then you are of them. Professional fishing guide, Hector Lopez, knows they can pop up when you least expect them to.
Subsequently, question is, does Corpus Christi Beach have sharks? Big sharks are actually caught along the coast quite frequently. A woman caught an 8-foot tiger shark off the coast in Corpus Christi back in September.
Secondly, is it safe to swim at South Padre Island?
The City of South Padre Island and Cameron County beach accesses are open and remain clear of the high bacteria levels affecting north Texas beaches. Swimmers and beachgoers can also keep up to date with water quality by visiting the Texas General Land Offices beach watch website.
Are there sharks in the Laguna Madre?
Bull sharks are common in the gulf, and they are one of the few shark species that can survive in fresh water. Most big sharks, however, are caught along the beach or offshore. In 2002, an immature great barracuda was caught from the Laguna Madre.