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Giant 9ft bluefin tuna caught off Harris coast

Chris Gunn, left, and Angus Campbell show off their prize catch. Picture: Comp/Kilda Cruises

Chris Gunn, left, and Angus Campbell show off their prize catch. Picture: Comp/Kilda Cruises

A 515lb Atlantic bluefin tuna caught off the Isle of Harris is believed to be the biggest catch of its kind ever recorded in Scotland.

A boat operated by a local tour firm, Kilda Cruises, struggled for an hour before landing the giant fish.

The nine-feet long fish was caught ten miles west of Leverburgh in the Outer Hebrides.

 

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