Saturday, August 24, 2013

1029 Pound Mako Shark Caught in California

1029 lb Mako Shark caught in California News 12
The fifth largest mako shark ever caught in California waters was reeled in this week by a group of fishermen from Belmar, New Jersey.

According to News 12 New Jersey, angler Jim 'Big Man' Pappacio fought the shark for three hours before landing the 1,029 lb mako.

The shark was brought to shore to be weighed and according to the fishing crew, it then was donated to a local charity for feeding the homeless.

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Photo from article

1 comment :

Anonymous said...

These A-holes just keep killing sharks. For what? A photo op?