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    Boy, 12, reels in 551-pound bull shark

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A 12-year-old Connecticut boy may be the new Florida state record holder for catching the heaviest bull shark. Aidan Murray Medley had a spent a half day at sea Tuesday when he reeled in the 551-pound bull shark just north of the Palm Beach Inlet.

    The seventh-grader at Eagle Hill School in Greenwich was in Palm Beach County on vacation with his family. They plan to submit his catch for a new state record.

    Florida wildlife officials say the current record set in 1981 was a 517-pound catch at Panama City Beach.

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    Re: Boy, 12, reels in 551-pound bull shark

    That is a big ass fish. Must have been tough to reel in.

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    Re: Boy, 12, reels in 551-pound bull shark

    I am tired after reeling in a 50lbr.
    Can't imagine one of those.
    Thanks for the read BLV.
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    Re: Boy, 12, reels in 551-pound bull shark

    Won't be long and some activist group will be yelling about abuse.
    Great job by the kid, I've reeled in some 70 to 80 lb sailfish and the arms were really burning!
    Lets go fishing

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    Re: Boy, 12, reels in 551-pound bull shark

    Sounds like a lot of fun. Biggest fish I brought in was just under 100lb sailfish.
    That thing did me in, but sure was fun.
    The boat driver gets a lot of credit on landing the lunkers.

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    Re: Boy, 12, reels in 551-pound bull shark

    "tastywaves" wrote:
    Sounds like a lot of fun. Biggest fish I brought in was just under 100lb sailfish.
    That thing did me in, but sure was fun.
    The boat driver gets a lot of credit on landing the lunkers.
    He sure can help or hurt.

    I like to turn my boat into the fish for the guys who feed be cold beer.
    For the ones who don't I keep her straight or turn away from the fish.

    Done it enough that they all know what I am doing to them.
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