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Anglers land 1,006-pound shark

Capt. John Louie Dudas was looking for dolphin from the tower of the 57-foot sportfishing boat Wound Up when he saw a large dorsal fin pop out of the water.

Realizing it was a mako shark, Dudas called down to mate Robbie Ramirez and said: "Get the big rod out!"

More than four hours later, Dudas, Ramirez and six others dragged the 12-foot shark through the boat's tuna door. Using a formula based on its length and 79-inch girth, the mako's weight was determined to be 1,006 pounds.

Click here for the full report with close-up photo of the monster.