26 March. (UPI) – A pair of Florida men said their fishing trip ended prematurely when a giant white shark suddenly appeared.
Port Orange man Kyle Morningstar, 31, who posted a video of the meeting on Instagram, said he and 27-year-old friend Ian Smith were at the Turtle Mound fishing spot, 27 miles off the coast of Ponce Bay, when a huge large white shark. next to his 23ft boat, Team Side Effects. Morningstar told the Daytona Beach News-Journal that he and Smith “fished at the bottom, fished with the trigger” around 2:30 pm. Saturday, when the “big gray drop” appeared in the water.
“I was just in shock,” he said. “When he made the second round, I yelled and yelled at my friend to take the phone and take a video.”
“We were running around our boat, and this monster shark just circled around us, doing two circles, just testing us,” said Morningstar. “It wasn’t scary.”
Morningstar estimated the shark to be 12 to 15 feet long. He said that he and Smith hurried back to shore after they saw it.
“After he disappeared, we hastened to go ashore,” he said.
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