What a Catch!

by Deborah Leggate -

A LOCAL fisheries enforcement officer broke a Scottish sea angling record when he hauled up a 30lb turbot from the waters north of Muckle Flugga, last Sunday.

Robert McMillan, who lives in Lunna, was out with friends on board the Cullivoe-based Oberon, skippered by John Keggie, when, on his last drift of the day, he hooked the giant fish.

The previous Scottish record was broken twice in 24 hours in March this year when Eddie Christie captured a turbot weighing 26lb 1oz while out on the same sea fishing vessel.

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