Bert Williams from Prenton, Wirral, in Liverpool, is celebrating after landing the biggest cod ever caught by a British angler, according to a report by BBC news. Williams (71) caught the 42.18kg (93lb) monster while fishing off Soroya, Norway, and initially thought he had hooked into a dolphin.
The catch is 4.5kg (10lb) short of the world record set by a Swedish angler in 2013 of 46.7kg (103lb). Coincidentally, this fish was also caught in Norwegian waters….
Irish Times 11/04/2016 Read the article ‘Record set for biggest cod caught by British angler’