Method Sweat off all the veg and thyme in a little oil until soft but not browned, add the tomato puree, gurnard
and brandy, continue to cook for another 10-15 mins.
The 15-inch winged oriental flying gurnard
was hauled up in herring nets less than a mile from Penzance, in Cornwall.
There were also silvery sand eels, perfectly camouflaged blennies, gobies and gurnards
and a myriad others that I'd never seen before.
These fish, along with the haddock, gurnards
, mackerel and scotch haddocks they caught were all released after weighing.
Only four Flying Gurnards
have been caught this far north since records began more than 100 years ago.
Tony Taylor was at it again in Tynemouth's retired members match taking three flounders, two dab, one coal fish - which was the heaviest fish at 1-4- 0 - two gurnards
and two plaice for 6-14-0.
On the Tyne boat Sarah JFK, the best catch was 100 fish, including cod and ling to double figures, pollock to 8lb, gurnards
and coalfish, Mistress taking up to 50 cod with ling to 1lb.
COCKLES, whelks, shrimps and crabs move up a gear when a shoal of red gurnards
take a lunch break from grunting.
Garfish and gurnards
are starting to be taken regularly; the garfish taking float fished mackerel strip, and the gurnards
taking it off the bottom.
startle some beach anglers after a successful tussle through inshore breakers.