Three teenage friends fought a massive bluefin tuna for seven hours after hooking the fish off the coast of Maine. The fish weighed about pounds and was strong enough to drag them for 10 miles before they could reel it in, year-old boat owner Wyatt Morse told CNN. The teens were about 40 miles off the coast of Portland when they caught the fish. Griffin Buckwalter, 16, shot video of the catch and posted it on YouTube. He did what he could to help out while filming and handed things to Morse, and Martin Scanlan, 16, who was reeling in the fish.
Teens Catch 800-Pound Tuna Off Maine Coast
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A teenager in the US has managed to reel in a lbs tuna - but only after a hour struggle with the huge fish. Devin Zelck, from Hamilton, Massachusetts, hooked the behemoth bluefin on Friday, and understandably she was a little stunned by what she felt on the other end of her line. Speaking to Boston 25 , she said: "I was shocked! It was huge.
Teen Catches 700-Pound Tuna After 10 Hour Battle
By Dailymail. An year-old girl from Massachusetts caught a pound Bluefin tuna — after she and her dad took turns reeling it in for 10 hours on Friday. Zelck said she was fast asleep on the deck of the boat Dogbar at 7am when the fish took the bait. The gigantic Bluefin tuna measured inches long and weighed more than pounds. Zelck said she and her dad would switch off reeling in the fish every 45 minutes.
CNN Three teenage fishermen can tell their friends about the big one that didn't get away after fighting for 7 hours to land a huge bluefin tuna earlier this month off the coast of Maine. More Videos Three teens haul in a pound bluefin tuna The fish weighed about pounds and was strong enough to drag them for 10 miles before they could reel it in, year-old boat owner Wyatt Morse told CNN.