Earlier this afternoon Kenny Peterson, 22, of Milton caught a 10-foot 7-inch mako at Navarre Beach Fishing Pier. The shark had a 61-inch girth and its estimated weight was 680 pounds.
Peterson is the younger cousin of Joey Polk and Earnie Polk, of the Harold community. The Polks attracted an international spotlight to the Florida panhandle last year when a photo of one of their large catches went viral.
Read more in the March 5 issue of Navarre Press.