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Shark Angling Club Great Britain

Club Records: Shark Catch and release details for Looe for the past 10 years

Year Sharks Year Sharks Year Sharks Year Sharks
1999 274 2000 86 2001 358 2001 125
2003 165 2004 271 2005 148 2006 132
2007 141 2008 152 2009 149 2010 353
Other British records are:
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

British Line Class Records (as of 31st December 2010) Blue Shark (prionace Glauca)

Line Class
Angler
Weight
Name Place Date
2lb (1kg)
Men
Vacant
     
4lb (2kg)
"
Vacant
     
8lb (4kg)
"
117lb
J. Griss Looe, Cornwall 2001
12lb (6kg)
"
108lb
S. James Mevagissy, Cornwall 1972
16lb (8kg)
"
109lb 8oz
J. Griss Looe, Cornwall 1996
20lb (10kg)
"
154lb
S.Chivers Looe, Cornwall 2010
30lb (15kg)
"
134lb 8oz
K. Horsefield Looe, Cornwall 1989
50lb (24kg)
"
135lb
J. Dove Mevagissy, Cornwall 1977
80lb (37kg)
"
184lb
K. Parkin Mevagissy, Cornwall 1976
130lb (60kg)
"
218lb
N. Sutcliffe Looe, Cornwall 1959
           
Line Class
Angler
Weight
Name Place Date
2lb (1kg)
Woman
Vacant
     
4lb (2kg)
"
Vacant
     
8lb (4kg)
"
75lb 8oz
M. Stalder-Griss Looe, Cornwall 2000
12lb (6kg)
"
111lb
M. Stalder-Griss Looe, Cornwall 1998
16lb (8kg)
"
90lb
M. Stalder-Griss Looe, Cornwall 1996
20lb (10kg)
"
90lb
J. Connell Looe, Cornwall 1975
30lb (15kg)
"
91lb
J. Fox Looe, Cornwall 1991
50lb (24kg)
"
119lb
F. Tyler Looe, Cornwall 1992
80lb (37kg)
"
144lb
P. McKimm Looe, Cornwall 1959
130lb (60kg)
"
134lb
D. Case Looe, Cornwall 1959
 
     
All Tackle
218lb
N.Sutcliffe Looe, Cornwall 1959

Thresher Shark (alopine vulpinus)

Line Class
Angler
Weight
Name Place Date
2lb (1kg)
Men
Vacant
     
4lb (2kg)
"
Vacant
     
8lb (4kg)
"
Vacant
     
12lb (6kg)
"
Vacant
     
16lb (8kg)
"
Vacant
     
20lb (10kg)
"
127lb12oz
D. Froud Isle of Wight 1986
30lb (15kg)
"
281lb
W. Schmidt Isle of Wight 1983
50lb (24kg)
"
323lb
S. Mills Gosport, Hampshire 1982
80lb (37kg)
"
257lb
C. Stubbing Isle of Wight 1976
130lb (60kg)
"
295lb
J. Aris Isle of Wight 1978
 
     
Line Class
Angler
Weight
Name Place Date
2lb (1kg)
Women
Vacant
     
4lb (2kg)
"
Vacant
     
8lb (4kg)
"
Vacant
     
12lb (6kg)
"
Vacant
     
16lb (8kg)
"
Vacant
     
20lb (10kg)
"
Vacant
     
30lb (15kg)
"
Vacant
     
50lb (24kg)
"
Vacant
     
80lb (37kg)
"
Vacant
     
130lb (60kg)
"
Vacant
     
 
     
All Tackle
323lb
S. Mills Gosport, Hampshire 1982

British Line Class Records (as of June 2009) Porbeagle Shark (Jama nasus)

Line Class
Angler
Weight
Name Place Date
2lb (1kg)
Men
Vacant
     
4lb (2kg)
"
107lb 7oz
D. Froud Gosport, Hampshire 1984
8lb (4kg)
"
217lb
I. Bunney Padstow, Cornwall 1984
12lb (6kg)
"
246lb
I. Bunney Padstow, Cornwall 1983
16lb (8kg)
"
382lb
B. Taylor Hartland Point, Devon 1982
20lb (10kg)
"
336lb
I. Bunney Padstow, Cornwall 1982
30lb (15kg)
"
416lb
I. Bunney Padstow, Cornwall 1986
50lb (24kg)
"
414lb 7oz
R. Richardson Pentland Firth, Scotland 1992
80lb (37kg)
"
507lb
C. Bennett Pentland Firth, Scotland 1993
130lb (60kg)
"
465lb
J. Potier Padstow, Cornwall 1976
 
     
Line Class
Angler
Weight
Name Place Date
2lb (1kg)
Women
Vacant
     
4lb (2kg)
"
Vacant
     
8lb (4kg)
"
Vacant
     
12lb (6kg)
"
87lb
P. Bunney Padstow, Cornwall 1984
16lb (8kg)
"
Vacant
     
20lb (10kg)
"
Vacant
     
30lb (15kg)
"
222lb 8oz
P. Everington Isle of Wight 1969
50lb (24kg)
"
228lb
D. Parker Appledore, Devon 1975
80lb (37kg)
"
236lb
M. Potier Padstow, Cornwall 1981
130lb (60kg)
"
369lb
P. Smith Looe, Cornwall 1970
 
     
All Tackle
507lb
C.Bennett Pentland Firth, Scotland 1993

Mako Shark (Isurus Oxyrinchus)

Line Class
Angler
Weight
Name Place Date
2lb (1kg)
Men
Vacant
     
4lb (2kg)
"
Vacant
     
8lb (4kg)
"
Vacant
     
12lb (6kg)
"
Vacant
     
16lb (8kg)
"
Vacant
     
20lb (10kg)
"
Vacant
     
30lb (15kg)
"
Vacant
     
50lb (24kg)
"
Vacant
     
80lb ( 37kg)
"
370lb
P. Taylor Falmouth, Cornwall 1970
130lb (60kg)
"
498lb 8oz
K. Burgess Looe, Cornwall 1966
 
     
Line Class
Angler
Weight
Name Place Date
2lb (1kg)
Women
Vacant
     
4lb (2kg)
"
Vacant
     
8lb (4kg)
"
Vacant
     
12lb (6kg)
"
Vacant
     
16lb (8kg)
"
Vacant
     
20lb (10kg)
"
Vacant
     
30lb (15kg)
"
Vacant
     
50lb (24kg)
"
Vacant
     
80lb (37kg)
"
Vacant
     
130lb (60kg)
"
500lb
J. Yallop Looe, Cornwall 1971
 
 
 
     
All Tackle   500lb J. Yallop Looe, Cornwall 1971

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