Fishing Adventures

If it ain’t a Scottish Skate, its Crap

‘Cause apparently the Scots grow them big.  We were blown away by the surface area of this 208 lb fish and are not surprised at all that it took 26-old Daniel Bennett  2 hours to land it.


Monster Scottish Skate

We are amused at how the media put the fish’s size in context.  Here is their handy graphic:

graph of skate weight


For some reason they were compelled to compare the fish to a female gorilla, a moped and an Olympic British rower.  They did not even note that the rower was heavier than a gorilla too.    The Brits need to work on their measuring standards.


Big Skate

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