View Full Version : Fisherman nets 'monster' lobster
11th October 2007, 20:46
11th October 2007, 22:31
Big, right enough, but it looks like a hen to me, and not the 'he' they are all talking about.
11th October 2007, 23:51
I'd say your right randcmackenzie. With these beasties the bigger they are its far far more likely for them to be female as the males are usually a lot smaller
12th October 2007, 04:09
thought all lobsters were red
12th October 2007, 10:43
Only after being boiled Dom. The Lobsters we have in this part of the world are a dark blue colour until we chuck them in the pot lol
ware ware everywhere
27th November 2007, 21:15
First can I say I rekon its a cock Lobster (toe size) then can I stress how much it is not a monster.
10th December 2007, 19:57
16th December 2007, 00:26
With a tail like that, its a hen.
How many fishermen in the NE would use the term 'Blooming Big'???
16th December 2007, 01:01
if thats a hen.......
id love to see its eggs................:)
16th December 2007, 01:48
Was it caught off Buck, Buck, Buckie?
14th March 2008, 21:11
Davie the biggest one caught at the rocks at Lossie with a cleek was caught by Pat Young many years ago it weighed in at 14lbs. and he had to boil it in the washing boiler out in the shed I can vouch for this as I seen with my own eyes. Apparently there was one landed by a Cormack a shoemaker by creel it was hanging on the outside and was reputed to weigh 16 lbs. The most lobsters caught at the rocks was 112 in a week by my brother Andrew (ex Ajax) when he was 14 he still goes down yet on the odd occasion
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