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Shark news: Fishermen catch 20 beasts off North Devon coast | Daily Star

“It was a bit surreal to be holding them”

Angler Tom Clayton

The group from Somerset and Devon was made up of five anglers aboard the Reel Deal fishing boat, operated by Dan Hawkins.

Each fisherman landed two sharks each and all were returned safely to the sea.

Tom Clayton, 29, who caught the largest, said: “Every time I threw my rod into the water it was pure excitement not knowing what type of shark I was fighting and reeling in.”

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