Beach fishing and surfcasting are some of the most popular summer activities in Ocean County. But one fisherman on Long Beach Island caught something a heck of a lot bigger than he expected today.

According to ABC7 in New York, 13-year-old Gianni Mandile was enjoying an afternoon surfcasting at the Jersey Shore, expecting to catch just a normal everyday fish.

But when he started to reel it in, it became quickly evident that it wasn't your typical catch.

No, it was a shark,

And not just "a shark", but a 200 pounder!

Check out this report from ABC7:


Young Gianni will certainly have a heck of a story to tell his friends, and the video to prove it!

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