Thornback is an 11lb ray of light for Whippy

Former international boat angler Jim Whippy has smashed the Anderida club record for the thornback ray.

Sunday, 6th June 2021, 9:30 am
Jim Whippy with a club record thornback ray

He caught the 11lb 12oz specimen from the shore at Beachlands, Pevensey Bay on Wednesday evening using a bait of squid and bluey cocktail.

The previous record for the Pevensey-based club was a fish of 9lb 8ozs caught by Gary Banfield last year.

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