Dude Catches Shark and Freaks out When It Jumps from the Water

As home to things like possum stew, black sand beaches, and Peter Jackson, New Zealand is helluva wild place. So, really, it should come as no surprise that a recent video has surfaced capturing a fisherman freaking the hell out after hooking a 10ft shark in a harbor near Tauranga, New Zealand.

As reported by Mashable, Elliot Gordon and Paul Adlington were looking to catch some snapper, when something much bigger, well, snapped on their line. Watch as who we presume to be Gordon loses his damn mind screaming while the hooked shark jumps from the water toward their boat and just try not to laugh at the sounds coming out of his mouth. Also, there's probably a "jump the shark" joke in here somewhere...

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Tony Merevick is Cities News Editor at Thrillist and thoroughly enjoyed hearing this guy laugh. Send news tips to and follow him on Twitter @tonymerevick.