Pêcheur à la ligne dans un énorme flétan de 28½ pierres de 7 pieds de long

ANGLER Paul Stevens dives in to get a snap with his catch — a 28½ stone halibut.

It is the largest fish of its kind caught by a Brit and is more than 7ft long.

Angler Paul Stevens with his catch — a 28½ stone halibut

Angler Paul Stevens with his catch — a 28½ stone halibutCrédit: BNP
Paul's fish is the largest of its kind caught by a Brit and is more than 7ft long

Paul’s fish is the largest of its kind caught by a Brit and is more than 7ft longCrédit: BNP

Paul, 45, de Norwich, caught it off Norvège and reckons it is up to 90 ans.

Il a dit: “It pulled the boat half a mile.

It took three days for my shoulders to recover.

I put it back. It’s breeding stock.”

It was a bit emotional.

I have spent a lot of years trying to catch a fish like that.

Atlantic halibut are among the largest bony fish dans le monde.

They can reach up to 15ft in length and weigh up to 700lbs.

Paul caught the massive halibut off the coast of Norway

Paul caught the massive halibut off the coast of NorwayCrédit: BNP
Paul revealed: 'It pulled the boat half a mile. It took three days for my shoulders to recover'

Paul revealed: ‘It pulled the boat half a mile. It took three days for my shoulders to recoverCrédit: BNP
Il a dit: 'I put it back. It’s breeding stock'

Il a dit: ‘I put it back. It’s breeding stockCrédit: BNP
Paul added: 'It was a bit emotional. I have spent a lot of years trying to catch a fish like that'

Paul added: ‘It was a bit emotional. I have spent a lot of years trying to catch a fish like thatCrédit: BNP