March 12, 2012
AUSTRALIA: giant 1295 lb tiger shark landed
The specimen was caught on the 3rd day of the 2012 Nautilus Boat Insurance Interclub Tournament. Weight: 587.50 kg ( ca. 1295 lbs ).
Angler Tristan Davis made his impressive catch aboard the boat ‘Topaz’ (Central Coast GFC). It ‘s the heaviest shark of the tournament.
The fishermen, who participated in this New South Wales Interclub competition, caught a total of 33 sharks ( 16 taken / 17 released ). But the main target species was the marlin with 267 reported specimens ( 13 taken / 254 released ).