MELBOURNE — The gray dorsal fin briefly popped above the ocean surface near Melissa Sanhueza in chest-deep water near The Tides Collocated Club.
Then the fin disappeared — and the shark sank its jaws into the left heel of her 9-year-old son, Christian, who was boogieboarding just a few feet away.
In an exclusive interview, 44-year-old Miheala Cosa describes the terrifying moment a shark sunk its teeth into her while she was in knee-deep water at Jacksonville Beach.
TAMPA — It took Zach “Hammer” Miller about 90 minutes to pull a 14-foot, roughly 1,300-pound hammerhead shark to shore.
A 21-year-old Pinellas County fisherman said he caught an 8-foot bull shark off Indian Shores beach on Monday and took a cell phone picture holding open its jaws as proof.
Wright said the bull shark gave him quite a scare when they let it loose.
I’m glad they released it.
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) - Panhandle fisherman say they are seeing more and more super-sized sharks in the northern Gulf this spring. In Destin, Capt. Curt
Fortunately, he released it and made sure it swam away. Big shark.
In January, the 2,300-pound shark had been tracked as far south as the Kennedy Space Center, where she lingered for days several miles offshore, before heading north into Volusia County.
While diving they normally run into a lot of lemon sharks, hammerheads, and bull sharks.