Angler lands 21lb rainbow trout

Gerald Green with his rainbow trout before it was released back into the water.
Gerald Green with his rainbow trout before it was released back into the water.

An angler from Bedlington Station landed a 21lb rainbow trout at the weekend.

Gerald Green cauight the rainbow trout on Saturday at South Linden fisheries.

Once landed he released the fish back into the water.

He described it as a lifetime’s best and probably never to be surpassed.

The trout was caught with the use of a green fritz fly close in the margins.