Durban - Anglers and members of the public got up close and personal with a grey shark during the sardine run in eManzimtoti on Sunday.
An angler had sent out his line into the deep waters to land himself a big fish and was not surprised with what he caught and later released.
Nikael Reddy,16, of Verulam said he arrived on the beach shortly after the sardine netters had completed their haul.
He then bought some sardines, used them for bait, and sent his line out 250 meters from the sea shore using a revo 4 drone.
The grade 11 pupil is an ardent fishermen on any of the beaches on the KwaZulu-Natal coastline.