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Angler snags record breaking halibut

It certainly Fishing Insurancewas the catch of the day for one Angler from Germany, in fact it was the catch of a lifetime as 70-year-old Gunther Hansel caught a Halibut weighing 34 stone.

The pensioner was on a trip to the Western Fjords of Iceland when he made the catch. It took him 2 hours to wheel in the giant catch and the help of 5 men to winch it on board.

Returning to shore with his prize catch Gunther decided to sell the fish for £2,500 and it is expected to be divided into almost 1000 individual filets.

Speaking in the Daily Mail Gunther said:

“This is the fish I have been fishing for all my life.”

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