BOSTON (CBS) – It took seven hours, but a group of teenagers reeled in a prized fish off the coast of Maine earlier this month.

Martin Scanlan, 16, Griffin Buckwalter, 16, and Wyatt Morse, 17, caught a 700-pound bluefin tuna off the coast of Portland following an extended fight.

A 700-pound tuna off the Maine coast. (Image Credit: Martin Scanlan/Griffin Buckwalter/Wyatt Morse)

The group had cameras rolling while they meticulously reeled in the fish.

The tuna was sold to a seafood company for $2,000. (Image Credit: Martin Scanlan/Griffin Buckwalter/Wyatt Morse)

After the 7-hour fight, the group brought the tuna to shore and a seafood distribution company in Portland purchased it for $2,000.

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  1. Mike says:

    Making that Tuna suffer for 7 hours does not sound like something to be celebrated.

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