That's the sea angling equivalent of going the distance with a monster 420lb porbeagle shark, a 188lb skate or a 110lb welly-crunching conger eel
Heading up the family from New Milton, Hampshire, is mum Jane, 38, who won a top Shakespeare prize in 2003 with a huge 95lb conger eel
8 per cent is equivalent in British record lists to a 109lb conger eel
or a 414lb porbeagle shark.
Vic Evans, holder of the World, European and British conger eel
records, is convinced that there are 10ft long, 200 lb-plus specimens waiting to be caught in the English Channel.
Ray Starling claimed second place for the over-16s with a cod and a conger eel
weighing 4lb 6oz from Ranny Pool and Jim Sexton was third from Dock Beach where a cod and four eels gave him 2lb 10oz.
There was a dead heat in the Penarth SAC competition when two anglers fishing on the pier each caught a conger eel
and a dogfish weighing 2lb 12oz.
July's best catch by a boat tripper wins an Ugly Stik rod designed with exceptional lifting power to tame the biggest conger eel
in the ocean.
He started fishing earlier this year on trips with his dad, Bob, from Poole near their Dorset home, and caught his first bass, followed by a conger eel
THE body of a fisherman swept out to sea by a freak wave as he fought to land a conger eel
has been found in the Solway Firth.
Unfortunately, the points system is heavily in favour of conger eel
and hard-working anglers who catch a bagful of other species can be wiped out by one conger,''he pointed out.
The 31-year-old Tonyrefail carpenter fished by the Lighthouse pub and baited with red crab to catch one conger eel
weighing 13kg and second weighing 1.
HOPES were fading last night for an angler who was swept out to sea by a freak wave as he battled to catch a conger eel