World Record Shark

Angler Bucky Dennis shows off the dentures on his potential world-record hammerhead shark. The monster was caught with a live … Continued

Even after the crew put a gaff behind the shark's dorsal fin, they still didn't have control of the fish for a long time. At the end of the fight, the boat was 12 miles offshore.
Angler Bucky Dennis (standing) fought the shark with stand-up gear and a reel spooled with 130-test-pound line and a 600-test-pound cable leader.
After a fight that lasted several hours and dragged the small flats boat to sea, angler Bucky Dennis (blue shirt) and crew work to secure the fish on the stern.
After a fight that lasted several hours and dragged the small flats boat to sea, angler Bucky Dennis (blue shirt) and crew work to secure the fish on the stern.

Angler Bucky Dennis shows off the dentures on his potential world-record hammerhead shark. The monster was caught with a live stingray in Boca Grande Pass on Florida’s Gulf coast. Final measurements were 14 feet, 3 inches long, weighing 1,280 pounds.