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YouTube video shows shark caught off Topsail Island


TOPSAIL ISLAND, NC (WWAY) -- Less than a month after a girl was bitten by a shark at Topsail Beach, a YouTube video posted yesterday shows a man reeling in what the person who posted the video claims to be a 200-pound black tip shark off Topsail Island.

The man in the video wrestles with his catch for several minutes as he tries to reel it in and gets advice from the crew of the boat.

8:30 Shark finally comes to surface away from boat
9:20 Shark is visible under surface of water next to boat
11:13 A crew member hooks the shark through its mouth
12:14 Video ends as fisherman tries to take a picture with the shark on the hook

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