Here's the tail...see the colourful British best in all its glory in Angler's Mail magazine.

CHECK out the tail on this thing – it’s the back end of a British goldfish record!

Angler’s Mail magazine this week reports on stunning 7 lb 5 oz monster – a whopping 1 lb 8 oz 8 dr above the existing best.

Stuart Thurston’s bright RED ornamental version is the same scientific species as the brown goldfish Carassius auratus that has been one of the longest standing records, dating back to 1994.

Read the full story on where and how he caught it, plus expert comment and the full picture, in this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine.