New Brunswick: Fundy fishermen rescue suspected great white shark in Back Bay Harbour

William Hanley said it’s not uncommon for porpoises or smaller sharks, like makos, to become trapped in fishing weirs or other netting, but the fish that emerged from the depths in Back Bay Harbour on Sunday morning was something new for him. “First when I saw it, I thought it was just a little wee small shark that was only about four or five feet long,” Hanley, a St. George fisherman of 30 years, recalled of the encounter just after dawn. “Then [it] come up underneath me and that’s when I realized we had a big one, the biggest one I ever encountered in the weir.” Video, >click to read< 18:56

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