Could this be the biggest shark ever caught in British waters?
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Could this be the biggest shark ever caught in Britain?

31 May 2012 Last updated at 11:31 BST

Two fishermen got more than they bargained for when they hooked this massive shark!

They are claiming it's the biggest shark ever caught in British waters.

It's called a Porbeagle, and was three metres long and probably weighed in at more than 200 kilograms.

The fearsome fish dragged the boat along for more than a mile in the hour-and-a-half long struggle off north Cornwall.

The shark was tagged and released alive.

Pictures courtesy: www.totallyawesomefishing.com