Large shark caught in Ocean City

    Witnesses say a man in a kayak hauled in a big shark about 200 yards off a New Jersey beach.

    The man brought the shark, believed to be a 6-foot Thresher, ashore at the 58th Street beach in Ocean City Wednesday night.

    Teddy Lyons tells WMGM-TV the man often kayaks with a bucket of chum and usually catches smaller brown sharks.

     

    After taking some pictures, the shark was released back into the ocean.

    Thresher sharks are not known to attack people.

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