Craziest, Most Sensational Shark Fishing Videos Ever

Nothing can top sharks as a source for the perfect blend of fear, mythology, adrenaline, and misunderstanding. So, naturally, it?s no surprise that sharks also represent the most exciting and dangerous fish anglers can target in the world.This fact is not lost on producers with shows on WFN, so in recognition of the world?'s most notorious predator, here are the best shark fishing videos on

Giant Shark Catches Mariko

It?s not always the angler that catches the shark, just ask Mariko Izumi. While fishing in Boca Grande, Florida for tarpon ? one of the most exciting sportfish in its own right ? Mariko gets a?surprise visit, to put it mildly, from a giant hammerhead shark.

Kayak Shark Attack

It'?s one thing to have your catch stolen while fishing from big boat like the one above, it?s quite another experience altogether when it happens while you?re fishing from a kayak! Jim Sammons, host of Kayak Fishing Tales, has a shark come inches from biting his hand as he tries to land a 40-pound yellowtail.

Shark Fishing in Georgia

Not all shark fishing adventures are out of control. When tripletails aren?t biting, Jim Sammons and crew try their luck on Atlantic sharks. As you can see from the video, the switch turned to be fruitful as the gang catches all kinds of hungry shark from their kayaks.

Fly Fishing For Sharks

You don?t often associate fly fishing with sharks, but Mark Melnyk did just that on a trip to Southern California. Fishing 10 miles offshore, Mark targets blue sharks, using chum to bring them in before enticing them with a fly. If you thought a hungry salmon attacked a fly with ferocity, wait until you see a shark!

The Hammerhead Shark Story

Ever wonder how sharks and other marine life end up in big aquariums? Watch as Mark Melnyk learns the entire process firsthand, from catching them, to seeing how they?re raised, and finally, added to the exhibit. It?s a good reminder how conservation is critical for a species that is threatened around the world.

Bonus Video

This video did not come from any specific show on WFN, but needs to be mentioned. Ambassador Jared Lane takes the thrill of shark fishing to a whole new level by catching one from a stand up paddle board. For more on the catch, including photos, check out his blog post detailing the adventure.
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