Saturday, August 11, 2012

Fisherman catches 13ft killer shark off coast of Cornwall

A fearless angler has told how it took him an hour and a half to haul in a 13ft killer shark.

Stunned Malcolm Roberts, 49, was fishing with a group of pals off the coast of Cornwall when he felt the 350lb Thresher shark - which can decapitate a human using just its tail - tugging on his line.

Mr Roberts and his five-strong crew wrestled with the giant predator before he finally pulled it into his boat.

The giant catch, landed around 20 miles off the coast of Looe, Cornwall, is one of the biggest ever caught in British waters. Read More