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PORT STEPHENS FISHERMAN REEL IN GREAT WHITE SHARK

Two fisherman at Hawks Nest landed more than the feed they set out for yesterday, hauling in a Great White Shark on Bennetts Beach.

After a 30 minute fight, they landed their surprise catch on the sand – a tagged juvenile around two and a half metres long.

The fishermen unhooked the white pointer and released it back into the ocean.

The haul comes after a week of shark sightings between the surf club and Yacaaba headland.

 

Video: Terri Burrows

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About Stephen Mount

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From Tea Gardens Hawks Nest, Stephen Mount began his media career with NBN almost 20 years ago before taking up a role with National Nine News. After recent years in management roles with the Newcastle Knights, the Hunter Medical Research Institute and private enterprise, he's returned to NBN News as a reporter while studying law at the University of Newcastle.

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    Good to see the shark released safely.