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June 05, 2013

Bull Sharks Attack Hooked Tarpon

Anglers took video of an upclose encounter between sharks and tarpon.

You can imagine that when sharks and tarpon meet, there will be blood. These anglers had a harrowing experience when their hooked tapon became a meal for two hungry bull sharks boatside. Sharks often follow tarpon migrations, so it's not surprising that the sharks made a meal of this one. Still, it's a bit dissappointing to see a Silver King become a snack after an epic battle. It does make you wonder why they didn't free-spool or cut the line when the sharks showed up on the scene. Maybe there wasn't any time to react? Rapala fishing lures uploaded this video to its Youtube account. Yes, there is definitely fish blood in the water. Be warned: