VIDEO: Humpback whale gets close to Alaska dock

VIDEO: Humpback whale gets close to Alaska dock

A captain of a sport fishing company had an up-close encounter with a humpback whale and it was captured on video. (Credit: Strike Zone Sportfishing/Facebook)

KETCHIKAN, Alaska — A captain of a sport fishing company had an up-close encounter with a humpback whale and it was captured on video.

The encounter happened at the Knudson Cove Marina in Ketchikan, Alaska on Monday.

Captain Cy Williams of Strike Zone Sportfishing saw the whale in the marina when he was on the docks.

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May 2, 2016: Humpback whale have been feeding at Knudson Cove Marina for the last 3 days, and this video taken by Captain Cy is too cool not to share!

Posted by Alaska Strike Zone Sportfishing on Monday, May 2, 2016

Strike Zone Sportfishing said the whale was about five feet away from their boats.