New Jersey fishermen spot shark

A group of fishermen got the thrill of a lifetime when a 16-foot great white shark paid them a visit. ABC News' Will Ganss has the real life 'Jaws' moment.
2:20 | 06/19/19

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You're gonna need of your one group of fisherman probably thinking the same thing during. Closely held up the coast of pitchers he shall. At. The great white shark getting up close and personal. And. Use only the shadow come up right what is so we just stuck it out and give us Asia. Jeff crilley estimating the shark with sixteen feet long Jeff his brother Scott and their childhood buddies Sean ray and Steve. Competing in a may go shark fishing tournament just junior here showed up rumors that shark came through that whole trailer being that we are doing. And he went straight for the source experts confirming this is indeed an adult great whites and isn't uncommon area. I can't help everybody. Even for seasoned fisherman like these guys check out this catch from a few years ago that won them first place and that tortoise. This great life definitely but I'm not away. You'd think that encounter might be enough excitement for one fishing tournament but note Jeff Scott and their buddies are back out on the water this morning. Seeing what else they might be able to realize oh my goodness sixty feet long this can people I know we need them to get these sharks. I think it's thought I had a lot we've been reporting on semi shark attacks lately. I'm up and down the coast warmer waters the those things and thankfully this was just caught on video that everyone was safe just like. Just like we are right now. Even though. Right now. Doerr a killing bell. And Bennett. Yeah. Yeah it is it's like zionist. There hey Ed I think about. I certainly am and that is dancing and get paid for it yeah. When you're here shark and I met I now outline that thrilled a lifetime in both kids. Yeah.

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