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July 25, 2012

Video: Acrobatic Mako in Southern California

An exhilarating fight with a mako shark

Recently we stumbled across a video of an exhilarating fight with a mako shark. Angler Alex Beck, along with Capt. Mark Martin, hooked this monster on a fly during the Flying Mako Shark Tournament out of Mission Bay, California. The monster mako was estimated to be a whopping 10 feet and weigh 800 pounds!

Mako sharks are known for their incredible toughness and acrobatic abilities. This video illustrates these traits: Witness the fish taking incredible leaps and listen to the line screaming off the reel. You can truly feel the excitement that the fishing team is having. Enjoy!