Terrifying footage shows feral sharks circling an unsuspecting fisherman as his kayak passes them through the water

WHAT might have been a comforting day on the water for a fisherman turned out to be even more terrifying from above – and he had no idea.

A chilling video shows the fisherman oblivious to his kayak as a school of sharks circles him in the water.

A drone operator showed a fisherman in his kayak not noticing the sharks swimming in the water near him


A drone operator showed a fisherman in his kayak not noticing the sharks swimming in the water near himCredit: YouTube/pinellascountythroughthele9878

The video was shared by drone operator John Yanchoris, who captured the footage half a mile off the coast of Florida’s Dunedin Causeway.

“He can’t see the shark, but I can,” Yanchoris said.

He posted the video on YouTube where it has more than 500 views.

the-video shows the fisherman calmly wading through the water, casting his bait in for a good catch.

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Luckily he seems unaware of the many sharks that swim near his small boat.

It’s unclear what species of sharks were seen in the video, but they don’t seem to be paying any attention to the fisherman.

Yanchoris’ YouTube Channel, Pinellas County through the lenshas several other videos of sharks and other marine life in nearby waters.

One of his More popular videos With more than 2,000 views showing Sharks in the Dunedin Causeway in April this year.

Another video shows a nondescript paddleboarder being circled by a hammerhead shark on a Florida beach.

The woman, Malea Tribble, was about to paddle the paddleboard for charity when the shark began to follow her.

Tribble was part of a group of paddleboarders heading from the Bahamas to Lake Worth Pier during the Crossing for Cystic Fibrosis event.

She told the local ABC affiliate WPBF that the group was about halfway to their destination when the shark started running with them.

“It’s definitely a bit like, ‘Oh my God.’ “I can’t believe this happened to me,” Tribble told the outlet.

Video footage shows Tribble remaining calm even as the shark approaches her board.

“I saw it when I sat down because it went back under the board,” Tribble said.

“Oddly enough, it actually looked at me. I swear I saw his eye stare straight at me.”

But the encounter didn’t stop Tribble from completing the quest.

After taking a 10-minute break to decide her next move, she and her fellow paddleboarders got back in the water.

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“Just like falling in. You fall in and get up again,” she said.

“You don’t sit there and sulk about falling in. You have to keep moving. It’s the best way to move forward somehow.”



“He can’t see the shark, but I can,” said John Yanchoris, who directed the terrifying clipCredit: YouTube/pinellascountythroughthele9878


PaulLeBlanc is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. PaulLeBlanc joined Dailynationtoday in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: paulleblanc@dailynationtoday.com.

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