Great white shark leaps out of Cape Cod Bay to snatch family's catch off the ...

Heart-stopping moment a great white shark leaps out of Cape Cod Bay to snatch family's catch off the line The family's shockingly close encounter with a great white occurred about three miles west of Great Island in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, on Saturday afternoon They were reeling in a bass when the shark surged from the water and grabbed it Two Cape Cod beaches were temporarily closed on Sunday after shark sightings 

By Megan Sheets For Dailymail.com

Published: 21:27 BST, 21 July 2019 | Updated: 21:27 BST, 21 July 2019

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Heart-stopping video captured the moment a great white shark leapt out of the water and snatched a fish as it was reeled in by a family trolling Cape Cod Bay. 

Captain Marc Costa described the close encounter that took place about three miles west of Great Island in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, on Saturday afternoon.   

He said he had just taken a group of people out in his boat, the Columbia, when the shark sprang from the water. 

'It came up and it grabbed the fish and then it made a circular leap to get back in the water and go away,' Costa told MassLive. 'It actually slapped the boat

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