A charter boat hauled in what looks to be the largest mako shark ever caught off New Jersey. Weighing in at a staggering 926 pounds, the shortfin mako is 70 pounds heavier than the previous record that was recorded in 1994. Captain Dave Bender, who owns a fishing boat called the Jenny Lee, pulled in the shark with the help of five other fishermen who chartered his boat. Because more than one person caught it, it won’t be an official state record, but the fact remains that it is by far the heaviest shortfin mako caught off New Jersey’s coastline.
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