ILSFA World Record #06

Bull Shark - Florida - James Klarman

Josh Maib on the tail rope and angler, James Klarmann, prepare this female bull shark for her release.

WORLD RECORD STATS:

 

Country:

USA

 

State:

Florida

 

Location:

Stuart

 

Species & Line Class:

bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas) / 200 lb / Unlimited / All-Tackle

 

Sex:
Female

 

Total Length:

108 inches / 9 feet

 

Fork Length:

92 inches / 7 feet, 8 inches

 

Girth:

66 inches / 5 feet, 6 inches

 

Estimated Formula Weight = fork length X (girth X girth) / 800:

Estimated Weight: 501 pounds

 

Date of Capture:

May 02, 2009

 

Released:

Yes

 

Angler:

James Klarmann

 

Additional Record Info:

Josh Maib sums it up for us:

 

"Finally got to get back out to do some fishing. Just thought I'd share these nice bulls from the last few days, while I'm getting the chance. Looks like awesome fishing for everyone lately. Anyways, nice fish are here and its summer! Theres going to be a good show this year.

L-R: James Klarmann, Josh Maib, Tim Quick
Measurements are taken.