What the angler wants to catch big fish. The hunt for a large “beast” some organize in order to qualify for the record, others just want to show off their catch among fishermen friends. But whatever the purpose, to get yourself this trophy to the collection.
The larger the fish the harder to catch, and standard gear here is not enough. “Oak” fishing rod and fishing line, able to withstand the maximum load, give at least some chance that the fish will not pass by, after waving tail. One of the most desired trophy for many anglers is the catfish — the largest freshwater fish waters. Those who live near the ocean, choose a bigger prey and are hunting or accidentally catch its main predators — sharks. We were able to find 10 largest sharks that are caught “on the hook”.
The weight of the sharks: unknown
In 1945, during a planned fishing in the Gulf of Mexico 6 fishermen accidentally caught the dangerous for the human species of sharks — white shark. The length of carcharodon was 6.4 meters. In honor of the village, where they were born, trophy fishermen have called “monster of Cojimar”. Continue reading
4 July 1819 from Kronstadt went on a circumnavigation of the sloop “Mirny” and “Vostok”. The result of the expedition was the discovery of Antarctica. We decided to compile a list of the most interesting animals that inhabit this continent.
Weddell seal – the southernmost not only beast, but also one of the most endearing animals. Pretty faces of these large-eyed mammals can be admired for hours. Seal inhabits the entire coast of Antarctica, the number is estimated at about one million individuals. This animal is a beautiful diver. Adult seals can hold their breath for an hour and is able to forage for food at depths of 800 meters.
Blue, or Blue, whale . inhabiting the waters of the southern ocean, is not just one of the animals that have managed to adapt to life in harsh conditions. This is primarily from the most giant animals on our planet is now inhabited and ever. Its length can reach four hundred feet, and the weight often exceeds 150 tons. Compared with humans, this animal looks like a giant floating mountain. One only the heart of a whale may weigh more than a ton. Unfortunately, as a result of uncontrolled whaling a huge number of blue whales have been destroyed, but now their numbers are slowly recovering. Continue reading