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497-Pound Thresher Shark Caught Off Montauk, NY

June 28, 2012

Check out the catch of the day. Captain Jon Haney, Justin Carlson and Eric Martin caught this 497-pound shark while fishing 30 miles off Montauk, N.Y.This from theday.com:"It was probably a half hour after that we got a bite," Haney said.The bite on the end of the line wasn't the kind of catch you see everyday, Haney said. It was a thresher shark, and the crew spent close to four hours reeling it in.

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