What fisherman wants to catch big fish.
The bigger the fish, the harder it is to catch, and standard gear here is not enough. Rod and Loska able to withstand the maximum loads, give at least some chance that a fish will swim by. But sometimes fishermen catch random predators — sharks and some of them are of such a size that fishing can be a real struggle for life, reports Rus.Media .
The shark’s weight: unknown
In 1945, during a routine fishing trip in the Gulf of Mexico 6 fishermen accidentally caught the most dangerous to humans shark white. The length of carcharodon amounted to 6.4 meters. In honor of the village where they were born, trophy fishermen have called “monster of Cojimar”.
The shark’s weight: 807 kg.
Walter Maxwell wrote his name in history as the fisherman who was lucky enough to catch one of the biggest tiger sharks. In Myrtle beach, South Carolina, in 1964, his production was 807-pound tiger shark. His record, no one could surpass 40 years.
The shark’s weight: 810 kg
At the moment the current absolute record for greatest weight ever caught a tiger shark belongs to Kevin James Clapson. Off the coast of Ulladulla, Australia, in March 2004, a fisherman caught a tiger shark weighing 810 kg
The shark’s weight: unknown
In 1983, the network of fisherman David Mckendrick in the district of Prince Edward island caught the great white shark. The network hit the female with a length of 6.1 meter. The shark entered the top nyvelocity sharks, which were measured by specialists of the Center for shark research, Canada.
The shark’s weight: 907 kg
In 2012, after the next fishing of the Mexican fisherman returned a local hero. His main catch, for which he went to the sea of Cortez, became a 907-pound great white shark. Shark length was 6 meters.
The shark’s weight: 1208 kg
One of the largest caught shark, was the International network of agencies for fish and game, was the shark caught by Alf Dean. On the coast of the Australian Ceduna in 1959, the fisherman caught a 5-meter shark weighing 1208 kg.
The shark’s weight: 1520 kg
Glory hunter of sharks in 1992 went to Dion Gilmore. Off the coast of South Australia he pulled from the ocean a shark weighing 1520 kg and a length of 5.2 m.
The shark’s weight: 1750 kg
The efforts of the 10 fishermen in 2012 in Taiwan was caught great white shark weighing 1750 kg and a length of 6 meters. A resident of underwater depths was so severe that fishermen dragged him on Board the vessel for an hour.
The shark’s weight: 2041 kg
To catch a great white shark in 1964, among other things, Frank Mundus took five harpoons. After 5 hours of confrontation, the shark gave up. The weight of production amounted to 2041 kg.
Weight sharks: 2306 kg
In 1970, at Phillip island was caught the largest weight of the shark in history. Weight shark with a length of 6.2 meter was 2306 kg. Although this is an absolute record, many put into question, since before the shark was caught, she managed to eat a tight seal, the remains of which were found in her stomach.