Vic Van Wie, Studio City, California

Vic Van Wie, Studio City, California. 256 pound common thresher shark.
Gear: Daiwa 6’6″ Sealine-X rod and Daiwa Sealine-X SL-X30HV reel with 30lb. Izorline and Power Pro backing. I used a 5/0 mustad circle hook with a 300 lb. mono leader.
The fish weighed in at 256 lbs. on a physicians scale and measured 10ft.10in.