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A potential world record
hammerhead shark was caught on Wednesday in Boca Grande Pass.
Capt. Andy Whitbread of Fort Myers
captured a 13 foot, 4 inch, 750 pound hammerhead. Whitbread used an estimated 12 to 15 pound live crevalle jack as bait and caught the fish
on 80 pound class tackle for the potential line-class world record
Whitbread has to submit an application to the International Game Fish
Association in Fort Lauderdale
of the record.
world record is 620 pounds. That hammerhead was caught in Freeport
Whitbread managed the feat with the assistance of captains Owen Osbourne of Fort Myers
and James Holland
documented the weight on a certified truck scale in Labelle, and have plans to submit an application for a record to the International Game
They buried the carcass in an Orange Grove in Labelle.