PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (WKRG) — A couple from Texas visited Pensacola Beach and got the surprise of their lives: a close encounter with a big shark.
Tina and Josh Fey traveled to Gulf Breeze for their anniversary but what they weren’t expecting was to see an almost 10-foot Mako shark wash ashore while they were relaxing on Pensacola Beach.
“We were sitting on the beach just having a good time and my buddy just said, ‘Look out in the water there, man.’ I see that fin and I was like, yeah, it was two or three sandbars away from us,” Josh said. “Eventually it just turned to the left and started coming directly beeline toward the shoreline, and I said , ‘That’s a big shark coming in.’ And we thought it was chasing some bait or whatnot, but it came all the way to shoreline and beached itself.”
Even though Josh is an avid fisherman, and this wasn’t his first time seeing a shark, he had never seen one this up close and personal or this large.
“She had about two-inch teeth on