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IT is not a massive fish, but this 3lb 9oz tub gurnard is a record for one of Scotland's top sea angling clubs.
Among the cod and ling was Ken McDonald's superb tub gurnard of 2lb 9oz, the biggest I have recorded taken from the North East.
Also in the under 20ft class, Ken McDonald, on board the Jo-Lindy-Lou, weighed in a Tub Gurnard of 2lb 9oz - one of the largest Tub Gurnards to be taken off the North East coast.
So he drove home from Swanage to Poole, where tackle shop staff weighed his 5lb 4oz 2dms tub gurnard.
Tim Swaddle Scott caught a tub gurnard from North Shields fish quay on lugworm.
The fish, called a tub gurnard, was caught by Stranraer angler John Craig off old House Point in Loch Ryan.
The Tyne is also throwing up a few surprise fish, red Mullet and Tub Gurnard have been caught in the estuary over the past week, again on worm baits.
KILMARNOCK angler Alec Bell caught this tub gurnard while fishing for dogfish during a competition at the Isle of Whithorn.
On the boat fishing front the only fish to get excited about is David Johnson's New North-East record Tub Gurnard of 2lb 10oz taken on mackerel strip on a hokkai lure while fishing five mile off Whitby.