Whale crashes into Ocean City pier (VIDEO)

Amazing video captured a fisherman having a close encounter with a whale in Ocean City on Friday.

Troy Bickle told FOX 5 he was fishing in Ocean City at about noon when he witnessed a large whale run into the pier.

"Never thought I'd see a whale this close to shore," Bickle wrote on Facebook. "He even bumped into the pier. Pretty exciting if you ask me."

You can watch video of the encounter in the media player above.