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An angler who was told by his wife to bring home a fish supper from<br />
his latest trip responded by catching one of the world's biggest ever<br />
halibut.<br />
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Christian Johannsen, 45, spent nearly five back-breaking hours reeling<br />
in the mighty flatfish that measured 8ft in length after it took his<br />
bait.<br />
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It took three men to hoist the monster from the deep on board their<br />
19ft fishing boat and it was so big they all had to stand on one side<br />
of the vessel to stop it lurching over.<br />
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The humongous halibut weighed in at a mighty 428lbs and was so big it<br />
made about 400 filleted portions.