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6-foot bull shark reeled in 4 miles off Galveston coast

A 6-foot long bull shark was hauled in near Galveston on Thursday.

GALVESTON, Texas — A large shark was reeled in near the Galveston coast on Thursday.

Captain Eric Gonzalez with LineCheckCharters said the 76-inch bull shark was hauled in about 4 miles from the shore at the South Jetty.

They didn't have to wait long to bring in the shark, hooking it about 15 minutes into the trip.

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