5-foot shark caught in Lake Pontchartrain

5-foot shark caught in Lake Pontchartrain

ST. TAMMANY PARISH, LA (WVUE) - A 5-foot shark was caught in Lake Pontchartrain.

The shark was caught on the North Shore near the mouth of Bayou Liberty/Bonfouca, the fisherman reports. The massive fish was reeled in from a pontoon boat.

The photo was posted to St. Tammany Parish's Facebook page. The fisherman told parish officials that he has been fishing the spot for 26-years and had never seen a shark of this size before.

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