British coarse
& game fish records


British sea fish
records, under 1-pound


British sea fish
records, over 1-pound
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Barbel  [barbus barbus]
   
Grahame King. Adams Mill Fishery, Bedfordshire. 2006. - 21lb 1oz
    Edward Parrott (1fish staff). Enfield Lock relief channel. Enfield. Caught 1970 - 10lb 2oz

general fishing
Bitterling  [rhodeus sericeus]
   
Denis Flack. Barway lake, Cambridgeshire. 1998. - 12drams

general fishing
Bleak  [alburnus alburnus]
   
Denis Flack. River Lark, Cambridgeshire. 1998. - 4oz 9drams
    
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Bream (common bronze)  [abramis brama]
   
James Rust. Cambridge Water. Cambridgeshire. 2005. - 19lb 10oz
    Edward Parrott (1fish staff PB). Enfield Lock relief channel. Enfield. 1970 - 8lb

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Bream (silver)  [blicca bjoerkna] Joint Record
   
Alan Storey. West Sussex Fishery. 2008. - 2lb 2oz
    Christine Smith. Mill Farm Fishery, Bury, West Sussex. 2005. - 2lb 2oz
    Edward Parrott (1fish staff PB). Enfield Lock relief channel. Enfield. 1970 - 10lb 2oz

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Bullhead (black)  [ameiurus melas]
   
Kenneth Clements. Lake Meadows, Billericay, Essex. 2001. - 1lb 3oz 1drams

general fishing
Bullhead (miller's thumb)  [cottus gobio]
   
R. Johnson. Bramley & Shamley Green River, Nr. Guildford, Surrey. 1983. - 1oz

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Carp (mirror or common)  [cyprinus carpio]
   
Simon Bater. Conningbrook Lake, Ashford, Kent. 2005. - 65lb 14oz
    Darren Parrott (1fish staff PB). Walthamstow Reservoir No 3, Tottenham. 1998 - 22lb

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Carp (crucian)  [carassius carassius]
   
M. Bowler. RMC Fishery, Yateley Lake, Hampshire. 2003. - 4lb 9oz 9drams
    Darren Parrott (1fish staff PB). Willowside Carp Lakes. Enfield. 2000 - 2lb 2oz

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Carp (grass)  [ctenopharyngodon idella]  *List closed 31st Oct 2007 - No further claims.
   
Phillip Kingsbury. Horton Church Lake, Horton, Berkshire. 2006. - 44lb 8oz

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Carp (Koi)  *Not recognized as a record.
    Darren Parrott (1fish staff PB). Monk Lake Fisheries, Maidstone, Kent. 2000 - 7lb 8oz

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Catfish (bullhead, black)  [ameiurus melas
   
Kenneth Clements. Lake Meadows, Billericay, Essex. 2001. - 1lb 3oz 1drams

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Catfish (wels)  [silurus glanis]  *List closed 23rd Oct 2000 - No further claims.
   
Richard Garner. Withy Pool, Henlow, Bedfordshire. 1997. - 62lb

general fishing
Charr (artic)  [salvelinus alpinus]  Game Fish
   
(Natural) W. Fairbairn. Loch Arkaig, Inverness, Scotland. 1995. - 9lb 8oz
    (Cultivated) VACANT

fly fishing
Chub  [leuciscus cephalus]
   
Andy Maker. Southern Stillwater. 2007. - 9lb 5oz
    Edward Parrott (1fish staff PB). Kings Weir, Cheshunt. 1995 - 5lb 8oz

general fishing
Dace  [leuciscus leuciscus]
   
Simon Ashton. River Weir. 2002. - 1lb 5oz 2drams
    Darren Parrott (1fish staff PB). Willowside Match Lake, Enfield. 2000 - 1oz 3drams

general fishing
Eel  [anguilla anguilla]
   
Steve Terry. Kingfisher Lake, Nr. Ringwood, Hants. 1978. - 11lb 2oz
    Darren Parrott (1fish staff PB). Enfield Lock relief channel. Enfield. 1997 - 5lb 8oz

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Goldfish (brown)  [carassius auratus]
   
Dave Lewis. 6 Acre Surrey Still Water Pond. 1994. - 5lb 11oz 8drams
    Darren Parrott (1fish staff PB). Willowside Carp Lakes, Enfield. 2002 - 1lb 4oz

general fishing
Grayling  [thymallus thymallusGame Fish
   
(Natural) S. R. Lanigan. River Frome, Dorset. 1989. - 4lb 3oz
    (Cultivated) VACANT

fly fishing
Gudgeon  [gobio gobio]
   
D. H. Hull. River Nadder, Sutton Mandeville, Salisbury, Wiltshire. 1990. - 5oz
    Darren Parrott (1fish staff PB). Willowside Match Lake, Enfield. 2000 - 2oz 1dram

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Minnow  [phoxinus phoxinus]
   
J. Sawyer. Whitworth Lake, Spennymoor, Co. Durham. 1998. - 13.5drams

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Orfe (golden)  [leuciscus idus]
   
Michael Wilkinson. Lymm Vale, Cheshire. 2000. - 8lb 5oz
    Darren Parrott (1fish staff PB). Sway Lake, Hampshire. 2000 - 1lb 4oz

general fishing
Orfe (blue)  *Not recognized as a record.
    Darren Parrott (1fish staff PB). Sway Lake, Hampshire. 2000 - 8oz

general fishing
Perch  [perca fluviatilis]
   
Les Brown. Stillwater at Crowborough, Sussex.. 2006. - 5lb 15oz
    Edward Parrott (1fish staff PB). Enfield Lock relief channel. Enfield. 1973 - 4lb 8oz

general fishing
Pike  [esox lucius]
   
Roy Lewis. Llandegfedd, Gwent, Wales. 1992. - 46lb 13oz
    Darren Parrott (1fish staff PB). Offord Cluny, Bedfordshire. 2004 - 16lb 8oz

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Pumpkinseed  [lepomis gibbosus]
   
B. Rushmer. Tanyards Fishery, Sussex. 2003. - 14oz 2drams
    Darren Parrott (1fish staff PB). Sway Lake, Hampshire. 2003 - 4oz

general fishing
Roach  [rutilus rutilus]
   
Keith Berry. Northern Ireland Stillwater.. 2006. - 4lb 4oz
    Darren Parrott (1fish staff PB). Sway Lake, Hampshire. 2000 - 2lb

general fishing
Rudd  [scardinius erythrophthalmus]
   
Simon Parry. Freshwater lake, Co. Armargh, NI. 2001. - 4lb 10oz
    Simon Parry. Clay lake, Co. Armargh, NI. 2001. - 4lb 10oz
    Darren Parrott (1fish staff PB). Sway Lake, Hampshire. 2000 - 1lb 1oz

general fishing
Ruffe  [gymnocephalus cernuus]
   
R. J. Jenkins. West View Farm, Cumbria. 1980. - 5oz 4drams

general fishing
Salmon (atlantic)  [salmo salar Game Fish
   
(Natural) Miss G. W. Ballatine. River Tay, Scotland. 1922. - 64lb
    (Cultivated) VACANT

fly fishing
Schelly (skelly)  [coregonus lavaretus]
   
S. M. Barrie. Haweswater Reservoir, Cumbria. 1986. - 2lb 1oz 9drams

general fishing
Stickleback (3-spined)  [gasterosteus aculaeatus]
   
Dennis Flack. High Flyer Lake, Ely, Cambridgeshire. 1998. - 4drams

general fishing
Tench  [tinca tinca]
   
Darren Ward. Undisclosed Southern Stillwater. 2001. - 15lb 3oz 6drams
    Edward Parrott (1fish staff PB). River Lea, Romney Marsh. Enfield. 1997 - 9lb

general fishing
Tench (golden)  *Not recognized as a record.
    Daniel Hunt. Monk Lake Fisheries, Maidstone, Kent. 2000 - 3lb 8oz

general fishing
Trout (american brook char)  [salvelinus fontinalisGame Fish
   
(Natural) VACANT
    (Cultivated) E. Holland. Frontburn Reservoir, Northumberland. 1998. - 8lb 3oz

fly fishing
Trout (brown)  [salmo truttaGame Fish
   
(Natural) Brian Rutland. Loch Awe, Argull, Scotland. 2002. - 31lb 12oz
    (Cultivated) D. Taylor. Dever Springs Trout Fishery, Hants. 1995. - 28lb 1oz

fly fishing
Trout (rainbow)  [Oncorhynchus mykissGame Fish
   
(Cultivated) J. Lawson. Watercress Trout Fishery, Devon. 2003. - 33lb 4oz
    (Resident) J. Hammond. Hanningfield Reservoir, Essex. 1998. - 24lb 1oz 4drams
    (Wild) VACANT

fly fishing
Trout (sea)  [salmo truttaGame Fish
   
(Natural) J. Farrent. Calshot Spit, River Test. 1992. - 28lb 5oz 4drams
    (Cultivated) VACANT

fly fishing
Walleye (pikeperch)  [stizostedion vitreum*List closed 31st Oct 2007 - No further claims.
   
F. Adams. The Delph, Welney, Norfolk. 1934. - 11lb 12oz

general fishing
Zander (pikeperch)  [sitzostedion lucioperca]
   
James Benfield. River Severn at Upper Load Lock. 2007. - 21lb 5oz

general fishing



British coarse
& game fish records


British sea fish
records, under 1-pound


British sea fish
records, over 1-pound



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