BOCA GRANDE, Florida -- A Florida fisherman may have set a world record when he reeled in a massive 1,000-plus pound shark off the Florida coast.
Bucky Dennis of Port Charlotte in southwest Florida caught the hammerhead in Boca Grande, near Tampa, Tuesday morning.
Amazingly, he managed to reel in the 1,060-pound shark all by himself.
Dennis has three months to send paperwork to the International Game Fish Association in order to determine if the hammerhead is really a record breaker.
In May, 2006, Dennis caught a world-record 14.5-foot, 1,262, hammerhead shark in the same area.
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