Four amateur angler friends catch record-breaking shark
Four fishermen reeled in the biggest ever blue shark caught in British waters.
The huge 256lb shark is far, far bigger than the previous record, 214lbs. This record had stood for 58 years.
Amateur angler John Dine caught the nine-foot shark during a fishing trip with three friends off the coast of Penzance in Cornwall.
The four of them spent an hour reeling the shark in, before calculating its weight by measuring its length and girth.
The group, all from Essex, then held it aloft for a very quick photo, then returned it into the sea (because by this point the animal would have been... read more
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