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Shark Angling Club Great Britain

Catch and Release

Catch and Release in Looe since 1999

Year No of Sharks caught /released No. Over 7ft 
2016 1725 77
2015 795 75
2014 553 72
2013 606 44
2012 530 35
2011 616 59
2010 353 53
2009 149 37
2008 152 21
2007 141 22
2006 132 27
2005 148 28
2004 271 42
2003 165 46
2002 125 16
2001 357 35
2000 85 15
1999 274 61

Other British records

  • Blue Shark 218lbs caught from Looe by Nigel Sutcliffe in 1959
  • Portbeagle Shark 507lbs caught from Penland Scotland by Chris Bennett in 1993. this is a British and world record.
  • Mako Shark 500lbs caught from Looe by Joyce Yallop in 1971
  • Thresher Shark 323lbs caught from Gosport, Hampshire by S. Mills in 1982

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