Brave Fisherman Grabs Sharks With Bare Hands

by | Oct 3, 2014 | Fish, Photography | 0 comments

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sd17loElyQs&w=560&h=315]

Don’t know how I missed this story. This actually happened two weeks ago in Jupiter, Florida, but I am just seeing this video now. You’ve got to watch it to believe it. You can see the fisherman, nicknamed the ‘shark whisperer’, jump into the water, grab the shark with his bare hands, and literally carry it to shore. The hook was removed and the shark was released. That takes some guts and I’m sure the shark thanks him for it. MORE

  • Francis Yupangco

    Francis is a marine biologist with an MBA and over 20 years of professional aquarium experience. Francis is the former Aquatic Development Manager at Hagen USA., makers of Fluval brand aquarium products. He co-stars on Nat Geo WILD's reality TV series Fish Tank Kings where he is the resident "Fish Geek" and was Director of Marketing at Living Color Aquariums. He is an avid explorer having visited over 45 countries and lived in 7. At 17, he was among the youngest aquarists ever hired by the Vancouver Aquarium, where he worked for 7 years. His aquatic biology experience ranges from larval fish rearing to the design, construction and operational management of renowned public aquariums around the world. Francis is currently head of marketing at the world's largest vertically integrated fish farming company.

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