Third spot went to Rob Chapman with a single conger eel
We believe the picture was taken in the 1980s | Georgina the Macaw settles in with the keeper at her enclosure at the Ocean World and Butterfly Jungle, Rhyl, in August 1987 | Not much work for these donkeys on a deserted Rhyl beach on a blustery Easter Monday in the early 1990s | Left, young holiday makers Michael and Robert Mellor look on in amazement at Conan the giant conger eel
, the latest attraction at Rhyl's Sea Life Centre in 1995.
In the past we Brits would eat practically anything - blackbirds, sparrows, peacocks, swan, conger eel
, porpoise and even lampreys (a surfeit of which famously did for Henry I).
The most exciting option would be a conger eel
which can grow to a maximum 3m length.
Using a 8/0 running leger rig baited with two squid Francis captured a 25lb 8oz conger eel
, certainly enjoying his first ever trip.
It landed him his first ever conger eel
and also this beautiful 14lb undulate ray.
Andrews Aquarium, says the animal is most likely an oarfish or Conger eel
. "The shape of the jaw and the pattern of the teeth are the only things to go on, because of the level of mortification," he said.
A conger eel
caught in a seagrass meadow in Porth Dinllaen, North Wales
Who Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Male impersonation; 2 The Bay of Bengal; 3 Sam Wanamaker; 4 Ernest Rutherford; 5 Known by several different names; 6 Sun Yat-Sen; 7 Stanley Matthews; 8 The Doppler effect; 9 The conger eel
; 10 The Green Lantern.
The only disappointment was that no-one caught a conger eel
ANSWERS: 1 Lohengrin; 2 Electric guitars; 3 Infrasonic; 4 St John's, Newfoundland; 5 Bath; 6 St Bride's; 7 Ricky Ponting; 8 The conger eel
; 9 The Fleet Air Arm; 10 Happy Days
The recipes include marinated conger eel
, hare mince pies - and cow's tongue pie.