In footage of the incident, the shark can be seen breaching the water and bearing its teeth – wife Tanya can be heard screaming in the background. It was also captured trying to bite the boat’s motor and circling just under the water.
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David Tuckfield told 9News: “It’s such a big, majestic creature, you know. We don’t appreciate them until you see them up close, and it is their playground.”
The Perth family said they will be going fishing in those waters again and said the shark sighting was the highlight of their Easter weekend.
Recently, a fisherman on holiday in Flordia accidentally caught a 13-foot long sawfish. In February, a British ex-pat swimmer was killed by a shark in Sydney marking the first shark attack fatality in the area in almost 60 years.
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