The Possum Cop Chronicles May 03, 2023 - 00:00 Posted in: Lifestyle Shark Boat Showdown in the Gulf of Mexico – Part 1 Hark now, hear the sailor’s cry Smell the sea and feel the sky Let your soul and spirit fly Into the mystic Van Morrison Bruce eased off the throttle and shut the motor off soon after we cleared the Port Mansfield jetties and entered The Gulf of Mexico. The Gulf was calm. It didn’t take long for the 22 ft. patrol boat we were on to give way to the wind and current. We drifted in the darkness, being careful not to use any lights. We looked to the ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!