A fisherman got a great white shock while surfcasting off Matatā Beach in the Bay of Plenty in the holidays.
Taupō man Joel Gray was on the shoreline fishing with some friends when his line caught something much bigger than expected – a great white shark.
After minutes of struggling with the weight on the rod, the shark jumped out of the water, shocking Gray and onlookers.
Joel Gray was surfcasting when he snagged a juvenile great white shark. See the full story by Alex Roa on Stuff.co.nz