JAWS Comes To Jersey Shore

great whiteA group of Jersey Shore fishermen had an up-close and personal encounter with a great white shark.

Rob Pompilio, Mike Long and another friend left from Little Egg Harbor Township on Sunday afternoon and were about 30 miles southeast of Atlantic City when they spotted the shark.

“Unspeakable. Like nothing I’ve ever seen before,” said Pompilio. The great white was about half the size of Pompilio’s 28-foot boat.

Long, who says “Jaws” is his favorite movie, was quick to hit “record” on his cell phone to make his own short movie of the great white shark circling the boat.

The friends say the shark hung around for about 10 minutes and seemed more curious than aggressive.


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