Fishing fan John Whittaker was delighted to reel in a 13-stone catfish on an angling holiday.
But he had no witnesses – because his friends had already given up for the day and headed off for a drink.
John, 45, from Stockport in Greater Manchester, had headed to the River Ebro in Spain with two pals to try and land one of the area’s giant fish.

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