Think it's now about as significant as, well - The 4th of July in England!!
Many years ago "records" of fish weight to breaking strain was in vogue. Is that still a "thing" today?
Seriously though, as you say - I.G.F.A . used to have World Record Fish using Line Class as criteria.
Edited by Martin56, 10 April 2017 - 11:02 PM.