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Fishermen spot great white shark off Fla. coast

Shark seen off Ponce Inlet near Daytona Beach

(Facebook / Devin DellaCava)
(Facebook / Devin DellaCava)

PONCE INLET, Fla. – Two Florida men out fishing got an up and close and personal meeting with one of nature's most ferocious predators.

UPI.com reports that Gino DellaCava and his son Devin were fishing off the coast of Ponce Inlet on the east coast of Florida when they spotted a great white shark.

The shark, which was estimated at 14 feet and weighing 2,000 pounds, circled their boat about 20 miles off shore.

Devin DellaCava posted video of the shark encounter to Facebook over the weekend.

Father and son said they did not see any research tags on the body.

Many sharks seen off the coast of Florida have previously been tagged and are tracked for scientific research.

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Great white shark that was circling our boat while bottom fishing 25 miles out of Ponce Inlet

Posted by Devin DellaCava on Sunday, January 31, 2016