Australian Fishing Legend Vic Hislop With A Huge 21 ft Monster Shark
It was 1982 and big shark fishing legend Vic Hislop was at the peak of his powers when off the Australian Coastline he caught and landed this beast of a Great White that measured over 21ft in length – to get a perspective on that if it is over 6ft high in the water from belly to fin…INSANE
Vic is a legend in Australia for hunting and catching big sharks – here is a quick list of some of the biggest confirmed sharks caught
– According to shark expert J. E. Randall, the largest white shark reliably measured was 6.0 m (19.7 ft), found near Ledge Point, Western Australia in 1987.
– In 1988, David McKendrick of Alberton, Prince Edward Island, caught a female of similar length: 6.1 m (20 ft) long.
– There is also a report of a great white shark found in 1945 in Cuba. This specimen was 6.4 m (21 ft) long and had a body mass of about 3,324 kg (7,328 lb). The length has been verified by shark experts Ellis and McCosker
article source: sharkfacts.hubpages.com