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FLORIDA MAN CATCHES GIANT SHARK OFF THE GULF COAST!

A pair of Florida fisherman reportedly pulled in an 11-foot, 805-pound Mako shark last week while fishing from the shore off the Gulf Coast.

The Pensacola News Journal reports:

Earnie Polk, 43, said he and Joey Polk hooked an 11-foot, 805-pound shortfin mako shark off a Gulf Coast beach at about 10:30 p.m., and it took about an hour to bring the beast to shore.

“That’s probably the best fish we ever caught,” he said. “You’ll spend many, many hours to catch a fish of that caliber or a fish of that size.”

Polk said he did not want to disclose the exact location of the massive catch because he didn’t want to draw droves of fishermen to the spot or create a false fear of shark-infested waters. The shark was hooked several hundred yards from shore, he said.

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