Men catch 3,000-pound shark off Tampa coast

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TAMPA, Fla. - Two men fishing off the coast of Florida snagged a 3,000-pound great white shark, and the catch was caught on video.

“Oh my God, it's huge!” a fisherman is heard screaming in the video.

One of the fishermen, Fab Marchese, said he struggled with the 18-foot-long great white shark for three hours, about 30 miles off the coast near Tampa.         

"I wasn't going to give up. My stubbornness and determination, I guess, helped me," said Marchese. "My whole thing was I wanted to get that thing in."

In the end, the shark was too big, so they let it go.

The fishermen said it was an experience of a lifetime.