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Hooked thresher shark draws crowd at New London marina

By Dana Jensen

Publication: theday.com

Published October 03. 2013 6:00PM   Updated October 04. 2013 12:07AM
Dana Jensen/The Day
Matt Adler, left, of Groton, Matt Krajewski, center, of South Windsor and Jeff Johnson, right, of A.W. Marina in New London step back after lifting the thresher shark that Krajewski and Adler caught onto the hanging scale Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. Krajewski and Adler said it took them approximately 30 minutes to land the shark, 160 lbs. dressed, that they caught 50 miles offshore from Long Island.

Matt Adler of Groton, Matt Krajewski of South Windsor and Jeff Johnson of A.W. Marina in New London, stepped back after lifting a thresher shark that Krajewski and Adler caught onto the hanging scale Thursday. Krajewski and Adler said it took them approximately 30 minutes to land the shark, 160 pounds dressed, that they caught 50 miles offshore from Long Island.

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