It’s a ‘jaw’ drop.
A 21-year-old college student caught a huge, close to £ 400 shark off the coast of Long Island Beach earlier this month.
In Mashasset, New York, resident TJ Minutillo cast a net of sea bass to lure close to an 8-foot-long shark into Nickerson Bay, he told The Post Wednesday.
He said he quickly released his big catch, which was first reported by the Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice.
Big game fishing is a “great hobby” for Minutillo, a student at Clemson University in South Carolina.
He said he started fishing at the age of three and estimates that he caught about 300 sharks from the sharks, which are smaller and mostly harmless.
On Tuesday the news that a large white shark had been traced from Atlantic City, NJ ̵1; while three other sharks were seen in the seas along Jones, Long and the Atlantic beaches on Long Island – was ” really cool ”to hear for avid fishing.
“I’ve always been fascinated by the ocean in general and so I think it’s really nice to see them around,” he told The Post about the big white.
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But “it can raise some concern when you end up with a situation like the woman in Maine,” he added, referring to the attack that killed a New York City woman.
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