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DUNWOODY, Ga. (WXIA) -- Some Dunwoody High School baseball players got more than they bargained for when they decided to go fishing during a trip to Florida.

The teenagers managed to hook a great white shark while fishing off the coast of Fort Lauderdale Tuesday morning.

Although the baseball players caught the shark, he refused to go quietly. The great white put up a two-hour fight before the team decided to release him.

"It was a great experience," one of the baseball players told WSVN in Fort Lauderdale. "Once in a lifetime kind of thing, that when I go fishing again I won't be as excited the way I was today, that's for sure."

The Dunwoody High students are in Florida for a spring break baseball tournament. The four boys who did most of the work on landing the shark were Harry Andros, Logan Elliot, Tanner Elliot and Josh Shailer.

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