MOBILE, Alabama (WKRG) — The Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources officially recorded a new state record for Bull Shark at its meeting Tuesday, July 18.
The record was broken by Brett Rutledge of Mobile, Alabama when he was participating in the Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo tournament on July 3, 2017.
Rutledge caught a 354Ib. 4oz. Bull Shark winning the tournament and breaking the state record.
The previous record was a 203-pound shark caught in July 2016.