Thursday, May 31, 2012

Shark Caught Off Cornwall

Two fishermen have reeled in what is believed to be the largest shark caught in British waters.

Wayne Comben and Graeme Pullen, from Hampshire, caught the porbeagle shark off the Cornish coast at Boscastle, only a few hundred metres from the shore.

The anglers said they believed the massive porbeagle was 3m (10ft) long and weighed 250kg (550lbs).

"I have never seen anything like it in 40 years of sea fishing," said Mr Pullen.
When they dropped the bait into the ocean there was a "crazed feeding frenzy", he told the BBC. Read More