Sport fishing

New Mississippi State Fishing Record for Tiger Shark

New Mississippi State Fishing Record for Tiger Shark

Press Release Mississippi Department of Marine Resources 21. August 2018 — — — — — — — CMR certifies three state fishing records BILOXI, Miss. – The state Commission on Marine Resources on Tuesday certified three state fishing records. Michael Garrett of Vancleave set the record for Tiger Shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) with a shark weighing

Results of the South Jersey Shark Tournament 2018

Results of the South Jersey Shark Tournament 2018

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 18. June 2018 38th annual South Jersey Shark Tournament Location: South Jersey Marina, Cape May, New Jersey, USA Date: June 6-9, 2018 A total of 68 boats were registered for this year’s event. 161 shark catches were reported during three days of fishing. The majority (152 specimens) were released. The

Results of the 2018 Bahia Marina Mako Mania Tournament

Results of the 2018 Bahia Marina Mako Mania Tournament

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 05. June 2018 22nd annual Mako Mania Shark Tournament Location: Bahia Marina, Ocean City, Maryland, USA. Date: 01. to 03. June 2018 A total of 37 boats participated in this year’s event. Only one mako shark was brought to the weigh-in station. Last year’s results are available here: 21st annual

New Mississippi State Record for Bull shark

New Mississippi State Record for Bull shark

News Release Mississippi Department of Marine Resources 18. July 2017 — — — — — — — — — CMR certifies state record for Bull Shark BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources certified a new state record for Bull Shark (Carcharhinus leucas) at its meeting Tuesday, July 18. Brett Rutledge of Mobile,

Washington State Record for Blue shark confirmed

Washington State Record for Blue shark confirmed

News Release Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife 11. August 2017 — — — — — — — — — Arizona angler sets Blue Shark sport fish record OLYMPIA – An Arizona angler fishing out of Westport has established the sport fish record for the largest blue shark caught in Washington waters, fishery managers with

British Measured and Released Record Confirmed

British Measured and Released Record Confirmed

Press Release Shark Angling Club Great Britain 02. August 2017 — — — — — — — — — The Shark Angling Club of Great Britain have great pleasure in confirming a new British Measured & Released Record for a Blue Shark, caught and released by John Dines. The fish measured 106” from the nose

1,000-pound Great hammerhead wins Tackle Time Fishing Tournament

1,000-pound Great hammerhead wins Tackle Time Fishing Tournament

55th Annual Tackle Time Fishing Tournament Location: Texas City Dike, Texas, USA Date: June 30th to July 09th,  2017 Winners in Shark Division 1st Place Species: Great hammerhead shark (Sphyrna mokarran) Weight: 1.033,00 lbs Angler: Tim McClellen Note: new state record, see related video below 2nd Place Species: Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) Weight:  964 lbs

New British Measured and Released Record

New British Measured and Released Record

Press Release The Shark Angling Club of Great Britain 01. June 2017 — — — — — — — — — — — — The Shark Angling Club of Great Britain has gone through many changes over the decades, and none more so important than the changes to their policy regarding Catch and Release. The

Results of the 2017 Edisto Beach Shark Tournament

Results of the 2017 Edisto Beach Shark Tournament

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 20. June 2017 Edisto Watersports and Tackle Shark Tournament Location: Edisto Watersports and Tackle, Edisto Beach, South Carolina, USA Date: 10. June 2017 WINNERS 1st Place Species: Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) Weight: 956 lbs Boat: High Expectations 2nd Place Species: Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) Weight: 666 lbs Boat: Bullfrog 3rd

Results of the 2017 Warriors for Warriors Charity Shark Tournament

Results of the 2017 Warriors for Warriors Charity Shark Tournament

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 18. June 2017 4th Annual Charity Shark Fishing Tournament Location: Captain Bill’s Landing, Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, USA Date: 08.-10. June 2017 WINNERS: 1st Place: Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) Weight: 193 lbs Length: 80 inches Date: June 09th, 2017 Boat: Old Salty II Angler: Ben Wolken 2nd

Results of the 2017 Bahia Marina Mako Mania Tournament

Results of the 2017 Bahia Marina Mako Mania Tournament

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 18. June 2017 21st annual Mako Mania Shark Tournament Location: Bahia Marina, Ocean City, Maryland, USA. Date: 02. to 04. June 2017 A total of 77 boats (with 337 anglers on board) participated in this year’s Mako Mania Shark Tournament. The total prize money distributed was $134,480 and over 100

Rare Spotted Ray caught at Annual Scottish Shark-a-Tag Event

Rare Spotted Ray caught at Annual Scottish Shark-a-Tag Event

Press Release Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network (SSACN) 12. June 2017 — — — —- —- The 9th annual Sharkatag event took place on the 3rd and 4th of June this year in southwest Scotland. For the first time ever during the event a Spotted Ray was caught, the angler being Sharkatag veteran Alison Morris

Results of the 2016 SACGB Shark Festival

Results of the 2016 SACGB Shark Festival

2016 Festival of the Shark Angling Club of Great Britain ( SACGB) Location: Looe, Cornwall, UK Date: 06.-08. July 2016 Number of competitors: 33 Number of sharks caught: 68 (including foul hooked sharks), and 62 of these sharks were caught, measured and released. In 1999, the club began promoting ‘catch and release’ and the committee

Results of the 2016 Snug Harbor Shark Tournament

Results of the 2016 Snug Harbor Shark Tournament

35th Annual Snug Harbor Shark Tournament Location: Snug Harbor Marina, Wakefield, Rhode Island, USA Date: 09.-10. July 2016 WINNERS: Mako – 1st Place Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) Weight: 316 lbs Boat: Slick Drifter Angler: Carl Ciarca III Mako – 2nd Place Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) Weight: 215 lbs Boat: Midnight Ramber

Results of the 2016 Block Island Giant Shark Tournament

Results of the 2016 Block Island Giant Shark Tournament

3rd Annual Block Island Giant Shark Tournament Location: Block Island, Rhode Island, USA. Date: 14.-16. July 2016 Number of weigh-ins: 14 sharks ( nine listed below ) WINNERS: 1st Place: Species: Porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus) Weight: 410 lbs Boat: Hooker McGee Angler: Dan Lundy Date: 15. July 2016 2nd Place: Species: Thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus)