What’s Hot: Humpback whale surprises dad and son in NJ
A father and son fishing off the coast of New Jersey almost needed a bigger boat after they had a close encounter with a hungry humpback whale.
Zack Piller and his dad were fishing for bass and tuna when suddenly the massive whale breached the surface -- and crashed back into the water right next to them.
The whale actually tapped their boat causing it to rock back and forth -- but thankfully nobody was hurt.
Juvenile humpback whales have been spotted more frequently along the Jersey Shore in recent years.