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Shark Bite Board Game: Rules and Instructions for How to Play

Shark Bite Board Game: Rules and Instructions for How to Play

Objective of Shark Bite

The objective of Shark Bite is to catch the most fish in the game.


  • Open the shark’s jaw. Push down on the jaws until they lock into the base.
  • Randomly choose one space in the shark’s mouth for each of the sea creatures. Push down on each sea creature until you hear a click noise.
  • The youngest player goes first. Play proceeds clockwise/left in the game.
Shark Bite Setup

Playing Shark Bite

You will begin your turn rolling the die. The number of fishes you roll on the die determines how many sea creatures you need to catch on your turn.

Shark Bite Die One Fish
This player has rolled one fish symbol. They will get to catch one sea creature this turn.
Die Roll in Shark Bite
This player has rolled the two fish symbol on the die. They will get to catch two sea creatures this turn.

Once you have the number of creatures you need to catch, you need to choose which ones you want to catch. You can choose whichever creature you want. Once you hook the fishing pole on a sea creature though, you must pull it up.

What happens after you pull up on the sea creature determines what happens next.

If nothing happens after you catch all of the required fish for your turn, your turn is over. Play passes to the next player clockwise/left.

Grabbing A Creature in Shark Bite
This player has successfully removed a sea creature from the shark.
Grabbing Two Sea Creatures
This player has successfully grabbed two sea creatures from the shark.

Should the shark jump, the game ends.

End of Game
The shark has jumped up. The game ends immediately.

End of Game

Once the shark jumps up, all of the players will count up how many sea creatures they caught in the game. The player that catches the most wins the game.

Winning Shark Bite
The top player caught four sea creatures while the other players only caught two. As they caught the most sea creatures, the top player wins the game.
Components for Shark Bite

Year: 2017 | Publisher: Pressman Toy Corporation | Designer: NA | Artist: NA

Genres: Children’s

Ages: 4+ | Number of Players: 2-4 | Length of Game: 5-10 minutes

Difficulty: Light | Strategy: Light | Luck: High

Components: shark game unit, 12 sea creatures, fishing rod, die (five 1 fish, one 2 fish), instructions

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