Californian Man Describes How He Fought Off 18-Foot Great White Shark That Bit His Kayak
Michael Thallheimer, Jr. and the kayak that was bitten by the shark. Credit: North Coast JournalA kayaker fishing off the coast of Northern California had to fight off a great white shark after bleeding out a fish he had just caught into the water, attracting the huge fish.
Related: Huge Great White Shark Bites Diver’s Kayak Off California and Leaves Behind 2 Teeth Michael Thallheimer Jr. of Eureka was camping in Shelter Cove in Southern Humboldt County and went out fishing early in the morning, around 6 am.
“I had caught two small ling cod and then caught a large one about 36 inches or so. I put it on my fish clip. I cut through the gills and it pumps all the blood out. As soon as I did that, it wasn’t 30 seconds after, that attacked. All of a sudden, it was attached to the side of my kayak.”
– Michael Thallheimer Jr. told the North Coast Journal
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