Martha'sVineyardGazetteSharkTourney A 429-pound porbeagle shark was the winning catch on the first day of the [2013] Monster Shark Tournament.

Dan Lundy landed the shark aboard Magellan out of Harwich, captained by Jason Pillsbury. It was their first time to fish the tournament, which is sponsored by the Boston Big Game Fishing Club and carries a $20,000 prize for the boat that wins the most points.

Spectators gathered 4 deep late Friday afternoon [July 19] when Magellan brought her catch to the docks rimming the Oak Bluffs harbor. Boats rigged for big game fishing and flying the black tournament flag filled nearly every slip in the harbor.

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