(DC NEWS NOW) – Louisiana’s Lake Pontchartrain is known for having sharks, but on Monday, a fisherman caught a surprisingly large bull shark, and he wants people to be aware of the lake’s dangers.
“I actually play the ‘Jaws’ theme song when I fish,” said fisherman Joseph Rohaley.
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Bull sharks are one of the most aggressive and unpredictable types of sharks. Rohaley caught his human-sized bull shark along the seawall in Lake Pontchartrain, which spans about 630 square miles and is about 12-14 feet deep. The city of New Orleans lies along its southern and eastern shores.