Previously Held ILSFA World Record #01

Tiger Shark - Texas - Alberto A. Zertuche

Angler, Alberto Zertuche, (foreground) assisted in this new World Record release by: Jeremy Long, Aaron Mata, Ricky Torres, Jerry Bensley and three other helpful volunteers (unidentified).

WORLD RECORD STATS:

 

Country:
USA

 

State:
Texas

 

Location:
Corpus Christi - Bob Hall Pier

 

Species & Line Class:
tiger (Galeocerdo cuvier) / 200 lb / Unlimited / All-Tackle

 

Sex:
Female

 

Total Length:
150 inches / 12 feet, 6 inches

 

Fork Length:
134 inches / 11 feet, 2 inches

 

Girth:
76 inches / 6 feet, 4 inches

 

Estimated Formula Weight = fork length X (girth X girth) / 800:
Estimated Weight = 967 lbs

 

Date of Capture:
August 13, 2011

 

Released Y/N:
Yes

 

Tagged Y/N:
Yes

 

Angler / Club:
Alberto A. Zertuche / Z's Custom Fishin'

 

Additional Record Info & Video:
'Outdoor Life' Reports on Record Catch

ILSFA World Record Holder, Alberto A. Zertuche.
The team works to together in taking measurements.
Total length and fork are accurately noted as 12 feet, 6 inches and 11 foot, 2 inches.
Albert directs the team to keep the fish upright in the surf while preparing to remove the leader and hooks.
All hardware is safely and quickly removed and the fish is tagged.
Alberto Zertuche (foreground) and team point this tiger east and release her back to the wild.
Albert cheers this tiger on as she returns to the Gulf of Mexico in good condition. (photo from video - Nickaway Media)