A "monster" 9ft fish has been pulled out of the ocean after it was caught weighing 21st of the coast of Scotland. A record 100,000 wild salmon are thought to have been caught by fishing rod across Scotland in 2010. Courtesy IGFA / igfa.org A Shetland fisherman is celebrating after reeling in a giant fish weighing more than 67lbs (30kg). The giant fish weighed 2,664 pounds! On 7 October 1922, the legendary Miss Georgina Ballantine landed the biggest ever rod-caught British salmon from the Glendelvine beat on the River Tay. The largest fish caught from British shores before was a 159lb skate, reeled in on the Isle of Lewis in 1994. Student Will, from Colchester, Essex, was coming to the end of a two-day fishing … The largest shore caught fish is a 169lb 6oz skate caught in 1994 (more on this catch below) and the largest boat caught record is a tunny (bluefin tuna) of 851lbs caught by Lorenzo Henry-Mitchell off the coast of Whitby in 1933 which remains the biggest ever rod and line catch in British waters. The giant £2,0000 fish has been dubbed a "proper specimen" and tips the scales at more than 134kg. The biggest fish ever caught and approved as an IGFA world record was a white shark. James Isbister caught the 6ft-long ling while fishing off Muckle Flugga on Saturday. 208lbs skate is biggest fish ever caught on Britain's shores (and it's heavier than a gorilla) Daniel Bennett, 26, from Whitby, North Yorkshire, caught fish off Isle of Skye The Main Lake fish have already almost caught up, and the lake record was recently raised to 57 lb 10 oz. The sea beast belongs to a fishmonger in Manchester who plans to fillet it into 100 portions and sell the meat. “We’re very excited about the future prospects, in particular for the Main Lake,” concluded Steve. “The biggest fish in the Carp Lake is Black Spot and she was caught recently at 60 lb 12 oz. Her feat that day will never be repeated for the chances of a salmon of this size existing today are truly miniscule. On average about 76,000 salmon were caught each year from 2000 to 2009. The Highland angler, who wants to remain anonymous, hooked what was almost certainly one of the largest salmon caught in Britain for many years while fishing with three friends. The one that got a weigh! Alfred Dean caught the beastly shark off Ceduna, Australia, on April 21,1959 using a porpoise as bait. ... "West Scotland is known for skate fishing but not Skye. The catch also shattered the record for the biggest freshwater fish caught by a junior angler in Britain. The largest fish caught from British shores before it was a 159lb skate which was reeled in on the Isle of Lewis in 1994.