WORLD RECORD FISH
World record marine and freshwater fishes are the concern of the International Game Fish Association, 300 Gull Stream Way, Dania Beach, Florida, 33004-9968, USA Tel: (954) 927 2628.
World record claims for sharks should be made through the Shark Angling Club of Great Britain, Looe, Cornwall. Shark records on the British List are for the heaviest fish of each species, irrespective of the strength of line used; for records of sharks caught on different breaking strains of line please refer to the Shark Angling Club of Great Britain.
EUROPEAN SEA FISH
Please refer to the website of the European Federation of Sea Anglers
IRISH, SCOTTISH AND WELSH RECORDS
The British Record (rod-caught) Fish Committee has in membership both the Scottish Federation of Sea Anglers and the Welsh Federation of Sea Anglers. Scottish and Welsh sea records which are also British records are submitted either direct to the BRFC or by the respective organisation to which the initial claim is made.
Claims for fish caught in Northern Ireland are dealt with by the British Record (rod-caught) Fish Committee, but claims for fish caught in Eire should be made to The Irish Specimen Fish Committee c/o Inland Fisheries Ireland, 3044 Lake Drive, Citywest Business Campus, D24Y265 www.irish-trophy-fish.com/