A tuna fisherman who latched into a big hammerhead could only watch while a huge tiger shark tried to eat it.
“A 7-8 foot hammerhead being eaten off my line by a 1,000+ pound tiger shark” was the quote on the Gulf South Outdoors Facebook page which re-posted the words and a clip from a tuna fishing outing in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana.
The underwater footage show a huge tiger shark attacking and attempting to eat the hammerhead that was hooked and being played by the fisherman, and this is what it looked like:
While the footage is quite good and that tiger had an epic grip on the hammerhead, it looks as if the tiger shark gave up at least momentarily.
Gulf Coast shark fishing can have some epic results as many good fishermen can attest to. Charter captains out of Louisiana and other Gulf Coast states are some of the most experienced fishing pros out there and can put you on everything that swims in the Gulf.
According to the quote in the post this was a trip with Paligic Charters out of Venice, Louisiana.