No fish tale: Teen in kayak catches big thresher shark

Acorn Staff Writer

Travis Smith and thresher shark CATCH OF THE DAY--Travis Smith from Agoura Hills hoists up a 188-pound thresher shark. Later, Smith caught one even bigger as he and his dad went trolling in their kayaks near Pt. Dume.

A 14-year-old kayaker from Agoura Hills got the ride of his life last weekend, pulled out to sea for over two miles by a thresher shark estimated to be 10-to-12 feet in length.
Travis Smith was fishing in his one-man kayak when he hooked into the shark. Travis made...

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