It was filmed wrestling the shark with his bare hands after he approached him in the water.
And then he caught the shark, held it for a few seconds before opening its jaws.
Stunned onlookers gasped as he put on a show in the sea.
A woman can be heard screaming: “Wow, this is a big a** shark! “
The video tour on the shore has been obtained by Fox5 in front of a crowd of people gathered nearby.
Although the clip cuts, it is said that the man released the shark in the water.
It was shared on Facebook by sharing Delaware resident Rachael Foster and he is quickly hit 200,000 views.
“It was so cool,” she said. “And we arrive on the beaches a lot.
“Probably two to three times per week, in fact – but ut we’ve never experienced something like that.
“Everyone started screaming, ‘ Shark, shark, get out of the water!
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“It was so crazy, like a movie. Like Jaws.”
A 12-year-old boy was hospitalized at the beginning of the month after having been bitten in the vicinity.
He survived, but the incident caused a surfing and swimming, the judgment of the Herring Point.