Man claims he fought shark

March 12, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Spear fisherman Craig Clasen is claiming he fought and killed a 12-foot tiger shark during a two hour struggle in the Gulf of Mexico and he's provided a video as proof.

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The struggle, he says, took place during a spear fishing trip.

Wearing only a snorkel, Clasen says he went after the shark to keep it from attacking his friends.

He says he speared it and tried to drown it before finishing it off with a knife.

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