Fisherman bitten by shark in Texas

deckhand bitten by shark in Texas

A Texas deckhand received a nasty wound from a shark. Mike Ruthenbeck was working as a deckhand on a private fishing charter April 28, targeting redfish and sharks near jetties marking the entrance to Galveston Bay. A member of the group hooked a sandbar shark and began reeling it in. When the shark was brought to the side of the boat, Ruthenbeck, an avid outdoorsman, jumped into action. As he grabbed the leader line, the shark thrashed and bit his left forearm. Recognizing the severity of his deckhand’s wound, the…

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