Catch Of The Day: Fisherman Lands Eight-Foot Shark After It Leap - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Catch Of The Day: Fisherman Lands Eight-Foot Shark After It Leaps Into Back Of His Boat

MAILONLINE.COM - It's the catch of a lifetime, but it's not clear whether a U.S. fisherman landed an eight-foot shark or it landed him.

29-year-old Jason Kresse of Freeport, Texas, says he and two crew members were dumping fish guts in the Gulf of Mexico at about 3.45am on Monday when they heard splashes in the distance and then something hit the side of their 25-foot boot.

A mako shark in an apparent rush to feed had jumped into the back and was thrashing around.

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