If they didn’t get it on video, nobody would have believed this ‘fish story’. Especially in light of where they were when it happened.
This wasn’t shot off the coast of some tropical island. This footage was taken off the coast of New Jersey.
Yes, THAT New Jersey.
Cue the Jaws theme music. And roll out all the usual quips, including, of course, ‘you’re gonna need a bigger boat’.
Here’s the footage:
“We’ve fished for sharks a lot and never seen anything like that. We were amazed by how big it was,” said Capt. Jeff Crilly, owner of Big Nutz Required II, a 31-foot Bertram sport boat.
Crilly, 31 of Toms River, estimates the shark’s length was more than half the size of the boat, or 16 to 18 feet.
“It was harder to guess the weight because we had nothing to compare it to, but it was probably about 2,000 pounds,” Crilly said.
Crilly and a five-man crew were participating in a mako shark tournament and had several types of bait in the water as attractors, including the body of a small tuna drifting on a rope and the bag of grounded up fish bait.
The shark was not hooked and, after stealing the bag of bait, swam off on its own power and vanished, Crilly said. The encounter lasted a couple of minutes.
Source: APP News
The shark swam away with their bait bag.
Because it can.
If a person looked to Scripture and paid particular attention to the passages within the Bible that address the topic of hunting, then they’d walk away thinking not only is hunting animals tolerated but it is endorsed by God. And that’s exactly what this little book is about: proving that God, from Genesis to Revelation, is extremely cool with hunters and hunting. I’ll go out on a biblical limb and claim right off the bat that you cannot show me, through the balance of the Bible, that the God of the Scripture is against the responsible killing and the grilling of the animals He created. ~Doug Giles
In his killer new book RISE, KILL & EAT: A Theology of Hunting From Genesis to Revelation Doug carries on with his courageous war against the lunatic fringe who dare recommend Bambi solutions to the annual production of edible wildlife. –Ted Nugent
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