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Massive 15-foot-long great white shark stuns two Florida fisherman as it circles their boat  

A massive great white shark stunned two Florida fishermen on Saturday as it circled their boat. 

Kyle Morningstar, 31, was out fishing with his friend Ian Smith off the coast of Ponce Inlet when the shark casually swam up to their boat.

‘Holy f**k!’ Morningstar and Smith are heard shouting. ‘Oh my f**king God, bro,’ in a video they took of the shark swimming around them. 

A massive great white shark stunned two Florida fishermen on Saturday as it circled their boat

The encounter took place around 2.30pm when Kyle Morningstar started pulling the anchor of his boat 

The encounter took place around 2.30pm when Kyle Morningstar started pulling the anchor of his boat 

Morningstar (right), 31, and Ian Smith were out fishing when the shark casually swam up to their boat

Morningstar (right), 31, and Ian Smith were out fishing when the shark casually swam up to their boat

Morningstar said they were out on his 23-foot Sea Box boat named Team Side Effects when the close encounter occurred. 

‘We were bottom fishing for red snapper, trigger fish,’ Morningstar told the Daytona Beach News Journal. 

Morningstar said the encounter took place around 2.30pm when he started pulling the anchor of the boat. 

He said he spotted a bunch of remora fish swimming around what appeared to be a ‘great, gray blob,’ Morningstar quickly discovered was a great white shark.

‘I was just in shock,’ he said. ‘When it circled a second time I was shouting and yelling to my friend to get the phone and shoot the video,’ he told the Journal.

Morningstar estimated the shark was 12- to 15-feet-long as it was more than half the size of his boat.

He said the ‘monster shark’ did two laps around the boat before disappearing into the deep blue sea. 

‘After it disappeared, we hurried to get ashore,’ he said.

Morningstar estimated the shark was 12- to 15-feet-long as it was more than half the size of his boat

Morningstar estimated the shark was 12- to 15-feet-long as it was more than half the size of his boat

He said the 'monster shark' did two laps around the boat before disappearing into the deep blue sea

He said the ‘monster shark’ did two laps around the boat before disappearing into the deep blue sea

Morningstar said they were out on his 23-foot Sea Box boat named Team Side Effects (pictured) when the close encounter occurred

Morningstar said they were out on his 23-foot Sea Box boat named Team Side Effects (pictured) when the close encounter occurred



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