|Central Florida boy catches 8-foot tiger shark|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
FORT LAUDERDALE — A 12-year-old central Florida boy hooked a big prize on a fishing trip off of Fort Lauderdale.
Kip Houghton reeled in an 8-foot tiger shark last Oct. 9 as he fished with his family on a charter boat.
The boy told Florida Today it was “the hardest 40 minutes” of his life to reel the shark to the boat.
Mom Wendy Houghton says they hadn’t had a bite it quite a while when a large splash broke the lull.
She says the charter boat crew told Kip, ‘you’re on kid.’ She’s says it was a huge deal for the crew and the family.
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