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Not a bad sized but.

Discussion in 'General chit chat' started by Stevie Darling, Jul 9, 2014.

  1. Stevie Darling

    Stevie Darling Sexual tyrannosaurus

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    A couple of guys were fishing in the bay this morning, they couldn't believe their luck when the landed this cracker,

    a 13.5kg halibut in prime condition. Not bad for a mornings fishing, and £162 better off!!

    couple of pictures with a 6" blade for a bit of scale.

    Cheers.
     
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    Nice catch!
     
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    I can remember when I worked on Grimsby Docks as a kid and seeing Halibut seven foot long and four foot wide and that was common! Great catch by the way and a nice bit of pocket money for the trouble. :up:
     
  4. Stevie Darling

    Stevie Darling Sexual tyrannosaurus

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    Its just a baby in comparison too some of the ones I have filleted in the past, I think the biggest I done was about 380lb, about 6-7ft long!!
     
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    Was this hooked or netted Steve ?
     
  6. Stevie Darling

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    By hook mate,

    Just a couple of lads fishing for cod!

    Took a bit for my tea, it was absolutely delicious;)
     
  7. JD

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    Never tryed Halibut before, is it anything like Sole ?

    And just FYI

    I went to specsavers yesterday, yep I do need reading glasses, never noticed you had a I in your name before Stevie. Doh
     
  8. Stevie Darling

    Stevie Darling Sexual tyrannosaurus

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    Steve, Stevie, it's all the same to me mate:)

    yes its it's a bit like sole, but sweeter and about 5 times as thick. Anything that size and above, the price gets a bit silly

    lovely baked in the oven wrapped in a good parmaham:):)
     

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