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British Line Class Records

Blue Shark (prionace glauca)

Line Class Angler Weight Name Location Date
8lb (4kg) Male 117 lb J Griss Looe 2001
12lb (6kg) Male 108 lb S James Mevagissey 1972
16lb (8kg) Male 109 lb 8 oz J Griss Looe 1996
20lb (10kg) Male 154 lb S Chivers Looe 2010
30lb (15kg) Male 134 lb 8 oz  K Horsefield Looe 1989
50lb (24kg) Male 135 lb J Dove Mevagissey 1977
80lb (37kg) Male 184 lb K Parkin Mevagissey 1976
130 (60kg) Male 218 lb N Sutcliffe Looe 1959

 

Line Class Angler Weight Name Location Date
8lb (4kg) Female 75 lb 8 oz M Stalder-Griss Looe 2000
12lb (6kg) Female 111 lb M Stalder-Griss Looe 1998
16lb (8kg) Female 90 lb M Stalder-Griss Looe 1996
20lb (10kg) Female 90 lb J Connell Looe 1975
30lb (15kg) Female 91 lb J Fox Looe 1991
50lb (24kg) Female 119 lb F Tyler Looe 1992
80lb (37kg) Female 144 lb P McKim Looe 1959
130 (60kg) Female 134 lb D Case Looe 1959

 

All Tackle   218 lb N Sutcliffe Looe 1959

Thresher Shark (alopine vulpinus)

Line Class Angler Weight Name Location Date
8lb (4kg) Male Vacant      
12lb (6kg) Male Vacant      
16lb (8kg) Male Vacant      
20lb (10kg) Male 127 lb 12 oz D Froud Isle of Wight 1986
30lb (15kg) Male 281 lb W Schmidt Isle of Wight 1983
50lb (24kg) Male 323 lb S Mills Gosport 1982
80lb (37kg) Male 257 lb C Stubbing Isle of Wight 1976
130 (60kg) Male 295 lb J Aris Isle of Wight 1978

 

Line Class Angler Weight Name Location Date
8lb (4kg) Female Vacant      
12lb (6kg) Female Vacant      
16lb (8kg) Female Vacant      
20lb (10kg) Female Vacant      
30lb (15kg) Female Vacant      
50lb (24kg) Female Vacant      
80lb (37kg) Female Vacant      
130 (60kg) Female Vacant      

 

All Tackle   323 lb S Mills Gosport 1982

Porbeagle Shark (jama nasus)

Line Class Angler Weight Name Location Date
4lb (2kg) Male 107 lb 7 oz D Froud Gosport 1984
8lb (4kg) Male 217 lb I Bunney Padstow 1984
12lb (6kg) Male 246 lb I Bunney Padstow 1983
16lb (8kg) Male 382 lb B Taylor Hartland Point 1982
20lb (10kg) Male 336 lb I Bunney Padstow 1982
30lb (15kg) Male 416 lb I Bunney Padstow 1986
50lb (24kg) Male 414 lb 7 oz R Richardson Pentland Firth 1992
80lb (37kg) Male 507 lb C Bennett Pentland Firth 1993
130 (60kg) Male 465 lb J Potier Padstow 1976

 

Line Class Angler Weight Name Location Date
8lb (4kg) Female Vacant      
12lb (6kg) Female 87 lb P Bunney Padstow 1984
16lb (8kg) Female Vacant      
20lb (10kg) Female Vacant      
30lb (15kg) Female 222 lb 8 oz P Everington Isle of Wight 1969
50lb (24kg) Female 228 lb D Parker Appledore 1975
80lb (37kg) Female 236 lb M Potier Pastow 1981
130 (60kg) Female 369 lb P Smith Looe 1970

 

All Tackle **   507 lb C Bennett Pentland Firth 1993

**This is also a World Record

Mako Shark (isurus oxyrinchus)

Line Class Angler Weight Name Location Date
8lb (4kg) Vacant        
12lb (6kg) Vacant        
16lb (8kg) Vacant        
20lb (10kg) Vacant        
30lb (15kg) Vacant        
50lb (24kg) Vacant        
80lb (37kg) Male 370 lb P Taylor Falmouth 1970
130 (60kg) Male 498 lb 8 oz K Burgess Looe 1966

 

Line Class Angler Weight Name Location Date
8lb (4kg) Female Vacant      
12lb (6kg) Female Vacant      
16lb (8kg) Female Vacant      
20lb (10kg) Female Vacant      
30lb (15kg) Female Vacant      
50lb (24kg) Female Vacant      
80lb (37kg) Female Vacant      
130 (60kg) Female 500 lb J Yallop Looe 1971

 

All Tackle   500 lb J Yallop Looe 1971
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