Massive whale breaches next to boat in water off NH

HAMPTON, N.H. (WHDH) - A man on a boat off Hampton, New Hampshire, recently captured the moment a massive whale breached out of the water,.

Zach Fahey was fishing last week when the whale came up next his boat and suddenly jumped up.

The whale calmly swam away after saying hello.

“You can hear my dad on the video get real excited, it was exciting for all of us,” said Fahey, who was fishing with his father and a friend Friday off Hampton Beach.

That’s when they noticed this humpback whale in the area, and they thought it was heading toward them.

“So I just started recorded, and he came up right next to us,” Fahey said.

Fahey estimates the whale was no more than 10 feet away from their boat

Now Fahey’s just happy he has video proof of this fish story.

“I’m not big on videos and pictures, and it’s by far the best one I’ve gotten,” he said.

(Video: Zach Fahey)

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