ACHIEVE­MENTS DUR­ING ‘JURAS­SIC PARK’ TRIP

Sea Angler (UK) - - BOAT AN­GLER -

The first suc­cess­fully tar­geted British six-gilled shark.

Set an un­of­fi­cial British record for a six-gilled shark – 512lb.

Al­most cer­tainly the largest shark of any species ac­tu­ally boated, mea­sured and re­leased aboard a British char­ter boat.

The first suc­cess­fully tar­geted British blue skate.

Set an un­of­fi­cial British record for blue skate – 35lb.

Kevin McKie is now the first skip­per to boat all three British species of skate, hav­ing caught the com­mon (flap­per) a rare white skate, an­other

un­of­fi­cial British record, ear­lier this year in Scot­land, and now two blue skate on this char­ter.

Size Mat­ters is now the first British char­ter boat to catch five 100lb-plus species in a sin­gle year, in­clud­ing blue, por­bea­gle and six-gilled shark, along with com­mon and white skate.

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