Footage shows witnesses rushing to help get the beast back into the water in Perth, Australia, as it thrashed about on the sand.
The fisherman was angling at Quinns beach on Wednesday evening when he caught a shark by mistake.
Footage shows the creature looking distressed as it flailed in the shallow water with its mouth open.
Onlookers can be seen frantically helping haul the shark back into the sea.
People in the background can be heard cheering as it manages to swim away.
It comes after terrifying footage showed the moment a giant shark stalked its prey a few feet from horrified swimmers.
Holidaymakers in Dubai were taking a dip in the sea when the prowling predator paid a visit.
Meanwhile, a fisherman had a frighteningly close call with a great white shark whilst diving off the coast of South Africa.
Johan Potgieter had to fight the aggressive giant predator off with his spear gun and barely managed to escape.
Potgieter and fellow scuba divers were spearfishing in the sea east of Cape Town when the terrifying creature attacked.
The chilling moments that followed were captured by an underwater camera as Potgieter swims for his life to the safety of a boat.
In the clip, he can be heard screaming as the great white dodges him and then returns for him head-on.
He bravely managed to fend off the shark with his spear and frantically swam to the surface to call for help.