This guy found out the hard way.
Shore fishing is one of the most tried-and-true ways to get a rod and reel into someone's hands, and shark fishing is one of the reasons it's so popular.
As saltwater anglers already know, putting a shark on the beach is just the beginning of the adventure.
Here's one guy who just found out why:
Watch Yourself! pic.twitter.com/gwwoIRKGej
— SFN (@sfishingnation) March 23, 2018
Its amazing to see just how quick those suckers really are! It looked as though he was ready for anything. He held the leader and had a pair of needle-nose pliers at the ready, but that shark still got him just enough to send a message.
Here's to hoping the fisherman still got the hook out in short order and safely returned the shark back to the water.