Angling records in the UK

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Ferry Lagoon, Part of the complex of gravel pits that makes up Fen Drayton Lakes RSPB reserve and venue of the British and European record Bream (Common or Bronze) of 22 lb 11 oz caught in 2012
Conningbrook Lake in Kent, venue of the British record Carp, Common or Mirror on no less than 8 occasions since 2001

This is a list of British record fish caught in freshwater, using the traditional angling method of rod and line. Records to include the angler, species, weight, date, venue, also referenced with a recognizable publication. The list is intended to include all categories of fish caught by anglers, that enter freshwater including (coarse and game fish) and some migratory sea fish .


Current records[edit]

Image Species Weight lb's oz Captor Date Water Location Length of Time References / Notes
Röding, Iduns kokbok.jpg Arctic Char (Salvelinus alpinus) 9 lb 8 oz W Fairbairn 1995 Loch Arkaig, Inverness  Scotland 19 years [1]
Salmo salar GLERL 1.jpg Atlantic Salmon (salmo salar) 64 lb Miss Georgina W Ballantine 7 October 1922 River Tay, Glendelvine Perth  Scotland 92 years, 16 days [2][3]
Barbel m.jpg Barbel (barbus barbus) 21 lb 1 oz Grahame King 22 April 2006 Great Ouse, Adam's Mill Bedfordshire 8 years, 184 days [4] Europe Note 1
Alburnus alburnus 01 by-dpc.jpg Bleak (alburnus alburnus) 4 oz 9 dr Dennis Flack 1998 Barway Lake Cambridgeshire 16 years [4]
Abramis brama Prague Vltava 1.jpg Bream (Common or Bronze) (abramis brama) 22 lb 11 oz Scot Crook 17 April 2012 Ferry Lagoon, Fen Drayton Lakes, Cambridgeshire 2 years, 189 days [4]Europe Note 1
Blicca bjoerkna.jpg Bream (Silver) (Blicca bjoerkna) 3 lb 4 oz Gareth Evans 2012 Mill Farm Fishery, Bury, Pulborough West Sussex 2 years, 98 days [4]
2008-11-08 Germany Lohr Main-Cottus gobio.JPG Bullhead (Millers Thumb) (Cottus gobio) 1oz R Johnson 1983 Green river, Bramley, Shamley Green(near Guildford) Surrey 31 years [4][5]
Karpfen.jpg Carp, Common or Mirror (cyprinus carpio) 67 lb 8 oz Austin Holness 2008 Conningbrook Lake, Willesborough Kent 6 years, 185 days [4][6]
Squalius cephalus Prague Vltava 2.jpg Chub (squalius cephalus) 9 lb 5 oz Neill Stephen 16 March 2012 Fishers Green Complex, River Lea, Waltham Abbey, Essex 2 years, 221 days [7]
Crucian Carp.jpg Crucian carp (carassius carassius) 4 lb 9 oz 15dr Joshua Blavins 17 Aug 2011 Moor Mill Gravel Pits, Frogmore Hertfordshire 3 years, 67 days [8][9]
Leuciscus leuciscus.jpg Dace (leuciscus leuciscus) 1 lb 5 oz 2 dr Simon Ashton 11 Aug 2002 River Wear, Co.Durham 12 years, 73 days [4][10][11]
Chub Pengo.jpg Grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) 52 lb 8 oz Eddie Lancaster 3 Aug 2012 Horton Church Lake, Horton Berkshire 2 years, 81 days [12]
Underwater Arctic Grayling.jpg Grayling (Thymallus thymallus) 4 lb 3oz S. R. Lanigan 1989 River Frome Dorset 25 years [3]
Gobio gobio.jpg Gudgeon (Gobio gobio) 5 oz D H Hull 1990 River Nadder, Sutton Mandeville Wiltshire 24 years [4][13]Europe Note 1
Vairon WIKI800px.JPG Minnow (Phoxinus phoxinus) 13.5 drams J Sawyer 1998 Whitworth Lake, Spennymoor Co.Durham 16 years [14][15]Europe Note 1
Liza ramada Egypt.jpg Mullet (Thin-Lipped Grey) (liza ramada) 7 lb 9oz Shaun Sillett 20 August 2012 Oulton Broad, Lowestoft Suffolk 2 years, 64 days [16] Europe Note 1
Wraxall 2009 MMB «01 leuciscus idus.jpg Orfe / Ide (Leuciscus idus) 8 lb 5 oz Michael Wilkinson April 2000 Lymm vale Cheshire 13 years, 190 days [4][13][17]
Perca fluviatilis Prague Vltava 1.jpg Perch (Perca fluviatilis) 6 lb 3 oz Neill Stephen March 2011 Stream Valley Lakes, Crowborough East Sussex 3 years, 222 days [4][18]
Ken Brown 18 Sept 2012 Wilstone Reservoir, Tring Reservoirs Hertfordshire 2 years, 35 days [4][18][19] Note 2
Parc aquarium du Québec - brochet.jpg Pike (esox lucius) 46 lb 13 oz Roy Lewis Oct 1992 Llandegfedd Reservoir, Llandegveth Monmouthshire,  Wales 22 years, 8 days [4][20][21]
Lepomis-gibbosus-sonnenbarsch.jpg Pumpkinseed (lepomis gibbosus) 14 oz 2dr Bill Rushmer 8 July 2003 Tanyards Fishery, Furner's Green East Sussex 11 years, 107 days [4][22]
Rutilusrutilus38cm 2143x1060.JPG Roach (Rutilus rutilus) 4 lb 3oz Ray N Clarke 1990 Dorset Stour Dorset 23 years [11][23]
Rotfeder Rudd.jpg Rudd (Scardinius erythrophthalmus) 4 lb 10 oz Simon Parry 2001 Clay Lake County Armagh  Northern Ireland 13 years [4]
Gymnocephalus cernuus Hungary.jpg Ruffe (Pope) (Gymnocephalus cernua) 5oz 4 dr R Jenkins 1980 West View Lake Cumbria 34 years [4]
Wilhelma Schmerle.jpg Stone loach (Barbatula barbatula) 13 drams Geoffery Green 1st Nov 2005 Windmill Fishery, Bristol Avon 8 years, 356 days [4][24]Europe Note 1
Tinca tinca.jpeg Tench (tinca tinca) 15 lb 3 oz 6 dr Darren Ward June 2001 Sheepwalk big pit, Shepperton Middlesex 13 years, 125 days [15][25][26] Europe Note 1
Brown trout.JPG Trout, Brown (Salmo trutta) 31 lb 12 oz Brian Rutland 16 March 2002 Loch Awe, Ardbrecknish Argyll,  Scotland 12 years, 221 days [3][27]
Brook Trout Salvelinus fontinalis 2900px.jpg Trout, Brook (Salvelinus fontinalis) 8 lb 3oz E Holland 1998 Fontburn reservoir Northumberland 16 years [3]
Wst meerforelle stoer 001.jpg Trout, Sea (Salmo trutta) 28 lb 5oz 4dms J Farrent 1992 Calshot Spit, River Test Hampshire 22 years [3]
Silurus glanis white2.JPG Wels Catfish (silurus glanis) Note 7. 144 lb James Jones 30 July 2012 Oak Lakes Fisheries, Southminster Essex 2 years, 85 days [28]
Sander lucioperca 1.jpg Zander (Sander lucioperca) 21 lb 5 oz James Benfield 2007 Upper Load Lock, River Severn Gloucestershire 7 years [4][29]

Records of Endangered Species[edit]

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Image Species Weight lb's oz Captor Date Water Location Length of Time References / Notes
Trüsche Walchensee.jpg Burbot (lota lota) Status iucn CR icon.svg Status iucn EX icon.svg in UK only - see Note 3. 15 oz Peter Davis 1960 Little Ouse, Lakenheath Suffolk 54 years [30]
Anguilla anguilla.jpg Eel (anguilla anguilla) Status iucn CR icon.svg Note 3. 11 lb 2 oz Steve Terry 1978 Kingfisher Lake, Ringwood Hampshire 36 years [4][31]
Cisco.jpg Gwyniad (Coregonus pennantii) Note 3. Status iucn CR icon.svg (UK Only) 1 lb 7oz J Williams 1965 Bala lake, Bala Gwynedd  Wales 49 years, 100 days [32]Europe Note 1
Coregonus lavaretus maraena 1.jpg Powan (Coregonus clupeoides) Note 3 Status iucn VU icon.svg 3 lb Robert Fullerton 24 Aug 2006 Carron Valley Reservoir, Nr. Denny Stirlingshire  Scotland 8 years, 60 days [33]Europe Note 1
Corégone du Lac du Bourget.jpg Schelly (Skelly) (Coregonus stigmaticus) Note 3 Status iucn EN icon.svg 2 lb 1 oz 9 dr S M Barrie 1986 Haweswater Reservoir, Valley of Mardale Cumbria 28 years [11] Europe Note 1
Fish, Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum, England - DSCF0738.JPG European Sea Sturgeon (Acipenser sturio) Status iucn CR icon.svg Note 3. 388 lb Alec Allen 1932 River Towy, Nantgaredig Carmarthenshire  Wales 82 years, 90 days [34][35] Europe Note 1
CoregonusVandesius.jpg Vendace (Coregonus albula) Note 3. Status iucn CR icon.svg (UK Only) 4oz 9 dms John Nicol 2005 South Loch Earn Caravan Park, Loch Earn Perthshire  Scotland 9 years, 100 days [36]

Historical Previous records[edit]

Image Species Weight lb's oz Captor Date Water Location Length of Time References
Barbel m.jpg Barbel (barbus barbus) 19 lb 6 oz 8 dr Steve Curtin 27 Oct 2001 Great Ouse, Adam's Mill Bedfordshire 5 years [11]
19 lb Tony Gibson 4 Jan 2001 Great Ouse, Newport Pagnell Buckinghamshire Less than 1 year [11]
17 lb 13 oz 14 dr Stuart Morgan 20 Dec 2000 Great Ouse, Adam's Mill Bedfordshire 1 year [11]
17 lb 4 oz R Walton 1999 Great Ouse, Newport Pagnell Buckinghamshire 1 year [37]
14 lb 6 oz Aylmer Tryon 13 September 1934 Royalty Fishery, Hampshire Avon, Christchurch Dorset 65 years [38]
Alburnus alburnus 01 by-dpc.jpg Bleak (alburnus alburnus) 4 oz B Derrington 1982 River Monnow, Monmouth Monmouthshire,  Wales 16 years [11]
Abramis brama Prague Vltava 1.jpg Bream (Common or Bronze) (abramis brama) 22 lb 9 oz Mark McKenna 11 Sept 2009 Ferry Lagoon, Fen Drayton Lakes, Cambridgeshire 3 years [39]
19 lb 10 oz James Rust 2005 Ferry Lagoon, Fen Drayton Lakes, Cambridgeshire 4 years [15][40]
18 lb 15 oz 3 dr Mark Neal 1 May 2004 Bawburgh Lakes, Norwich Norfolk 1 year [11]
18 lb 8 oz Kerry Walker 13 May 2001 Bawburgh Lakes, Norwich Norfolk 3 years [11]
16 lb 12 oz Martin Whitmore 2000 Swithland Reservoir Leicestershire 1 year [11]
16 lb 10 oz Lee McManus 1999 Swithland Reservoir Leicestershire 1 year [41]
13 lb 9 oz Michael Davidson July 1982 Beeston Hall Lake, near Neatishead Norfolk 17 years [11]
13 lb 8 oz E.G.Costin Oct 1945 Castle Lakes, Chiddingstone Kent 37 years [42]
12 lb 12 oz 8 dr A J Fisher 1931 Tring Reservoirs Hertfordshire 14 years [42]
Blicca bjoerkna.jpg Bream (Silver) (Blicca bjoerkna) 2 lb 14 oz Phil Morton 8 May 2009 Mill Farm Fishery, Bury, Pulborough West Sussex 3 years [43]
2 lb 11 oz Doug Plant 2009 Mill Farm Fishery, Bury, Pulborough West Sussex Less than 1 year [43]
2 lb 8 oz James Waters Dec 2008 Mill Farm Fishery, Bury, Pulborough West Sussex 1 year [44]
2 lb 2 oz Christine Smith 2005 Mill Farm Fishery, Bury, Pulborough West Sussex 3 years [15]
1 lb 12 oz Michael Davidson 2003 Mill Farm Fishery, Bury, Pulborough West Sussex 2 years [11]
15 oz Dennis Flack 1998 Grime Spring, Lakenheath Suffolk 5 years [11]
Caprinus carpio Prague Vltava 1.jpg Common or Mirror carp (cyprinus carpio) 67 lb John Bird 2008 Conningbrook Lake, Willesborough Kent less than 1 year [45]
64 lb 14 oz Simon Bater 2005 Conningbrook Lake, Willesborough Kent 3 years [45]
64 lb 5 oz Jonathan Pack 21 Feb 2004 Conningbrook Lake, Willesborough Kent 1 year [11][45]
61 lb 7 oz Lee Jackson 29 August 2002 Conningbrook Lake, Willesborough Kent 2 years [11][46]
59 lb 12 oz Mark Toland 5 Sept 2001 Conningbrook Lake, Willesborough Kent 1 year [11]
59 lb 7 oz Terry Glebioska 2 April 2001 Conningbrook Lake, Willesborough Kent Less than 1 year [11]
56 lb 6 oz Kevin Cummins Sept 1998 Wraysbury Berkshire 3 years [11][14]
55 lb 13 oz Terry Hearn November 1996 Wraysbury Berkshire 2 years [47]
51 lb 8 oz Chris Yates 16 June 1980 Redmire pool Hertfordshire 16 Years [47]
44 lb Richard Walker 13 Sept 1952 Redmire pool Hertfordshire 28 Years [47]
31 lb 8 oz Bob Richards 3 Oct 1951 Redmire pool Hertfordshire 1 Year [11]
26 lb Albert Buckley 24 July 1930 Mapperley Lake, Shipley Hall, near Mapperley border of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire 4 Years [48]
21 lb 10 oz A.E.Wyatt 14 August 1926 Warren Pond Surrey 4 years [47]
20 lb 3 oz John Andrews 6 September 1916 Cheshunt reservoir Hertfordshire 10 years [47]
17 lb 8 oz Otto Overbeck 26 September 1902 Croxby Pond Lincolnshire 14 years [47]
Squalius cephalus Prague Vltava 2.jpg Chub (squalius cephalus) 8 lb 13 oz Tim Archer 11 Mar 2003 Dobbs Weir Fishery, River Lea, Broxbourne Hertfordshire 9 years [11]
8 lb 10 oz Peter Smith 1994 River Tees, Blackwell Co.Durham 9 years [11][14]
8 lb 8 oz G.F. Smith 1913 Royalty Fishery, Hampshire Avon, Christchurch Dorset 81 years [49]
Crucian Carp.jpg Crucian carp (carassius carassius) 4 lb 9 oz 9dr Martin Bowler 2003 RMC Summer pit, Yateley Surrey 8 years [4][50]
4 lb 8 oz Jay Allen 2000 RMC Summer pit, Yateley Surrey 4 years [51]
Leuciscus leuciscus.jpg Dace (leuciscus leuciscus) 1 lb 4 oz 2 dr Jack L Gasson 1960 Little Ouse near Thetford Norfolk 42 years [11][37]
Anguilla anguilla.jpg Eel (anguilla anguilla) Status iucn CR icon.svg Note 3. 8 lb 10 oz Alan Dart 1969 Hunstrete Lake, Hunstrete Somerset 9 years [52]
8 lb 8 oz Mr Ward 1948 Fritton Decoy, Great Yarmouth Norfolk 21 years (shared) [11][52]
8 lb 8 oz C Mitchell 1922 Bitterwell Lake, Coalpit Heath, Bristol Somerset 47 years [11][52]
Chub Pengo.jpg Grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) 46 lb Ollie Gurr 3 Aug 2011 Horton Church Lake, Horton Berkshire 1 year [12][53]
44 lb 8 oz Philip Kingsbury 2006 Horton Church Lake, Horton Berkshire 5 years [4]
39 lb 2 oz Kevin Ballard 19 June 2002 Horton Church Lake, Horton Berkshire 4 years [54]

[55]

36 lb 8 oz Colin Nash 10 June 2001 Horton Church Lake, Horton Berkshire 1 year [55]
31 lb Del Smith 1997 Horton Church Lake, Horton Horton 4 years [55]
25 lb 4 oz D.Buck 1993 Honeycroft fisheries Tonbridge Kent 4 years [55]
Wraxall 2009 MMB «01 leuciscus idus.jpg Orfe / Ide (Leuciscus idus) 8 lb 4 oz Norman Agnew April 2000 Lymm vale Cheshire Less than 1 year [56]
8 lb 1 oz Kev Shore March 2000 Lymm vale Cheshire Less than 1 year [56]
7 lb 14 oz 8 dr Mick Pardoe 1998 Lymm vale Cheshire 2 years [11][14]
Parc aquarium du Québec - brochet.jpg Pike (esox lucius) 45 lb 6 oz Gareth Edwards March 1990 Llandegfedd Reservoir, Llandegveth Monmouthshire,  Wales 2 years [21]
44 lb 14 oz M.Linton Jan 1987 Ardleigh Reservoir, Ardleigh near Colchester Essex 3 years [21]
42 lb 2 oz Derek Amies Aug 1985 River Thurne, near Potter Heigham Norfolk 2 years [21]
41 lb 6 oz N.Fickling Feb 1985 River Thurne, near Potter Heigham Norfolk Less than 1 year [21]
40 lb 4 oz K.Vogel 1972 Loch Ken Dumfries and Galloway  Scotland 15 years [21]
40 lb P.Hancock Feb 1967 Horsey Mere, Horsey Norfolk 5 years [21][42]
39 lb 7oz G.F.Parrott Mar 1909 Dorset Stour Dorset 58 years [42]
36 lb G.Forbes 1875 Luton Hoo, Luton Bedfordshire 34 years (joint) [42]
36 lb G.Keen Mar 1874 Rapley Lake, Bagshot Berkshire 35 years [42]
Perca fluviatilis Prague Vltava 1.jpg Perch (Perca fluviatilis) 5 lb 15 oz Les Brown 2006 Stream Valley Lakes, Crowborough East Sussex 5 years [18]
5 lb 9 oz 8 dr Dean Rawlings 2002 Glebe Lakes, Fringford Oxfordshire 4 years [18]
5 lb 9 oz John Shayler 1985 Furnace Pond, Horsmonden Kent 17 years [18]
4 lb 12 oz S Baker 1962 Oulton Broad, Lowestoft Suffolk 23 years [11]
Lepomis-gibbosus-sonnenbarsch.jpg Pumpkinseed 5oz Duncan Charman 21 May 2003 Sway Lakes, Sway Hampshire Less than 1 year [11][22]
4 oz 9dr D L Wallace 1987 Whessoe Pond, Darlington Co.Durham 16 years [22][37]
Rutilusrutilus38cm 2143x1060.JPG Roach 3 lb 13oz Bill Penny 1938 Lambeth reservoir, Molesey Surrey 52 years [11][23]
3 lb 10oz Wilfred Cutting 5 August 1917 Hornsey Mere, Beverley East Yorkshire 21 years [48]
Rotfeder Rudd.jpg Rudd (Scardinius erythrophthalmus) 4 lb 8 oz Reverend Edward C Alston 1933 Ring Mere, Wretham near Thetford Norfolk 68 years [14][48]
Tinca tinca.jpeg Tench (tinca tinca) 14 lb 7 oz Gordon Beavan Sept 1993 Bury Lake, Rickmansworth Hertfordshire 8 years [11]
14 lb 3 oz Phil Gooriah 20 August 1987 Wraysbury 1 Lake, Wraysbury Berkshire 6 years [25][57]
12 lb 8 oz 11 dr Alan Wilson 1985 Wilstone Reservoir, Tring Reservoirs Hertfordshire 2 years [58][59]
10 lb 1 oz 4 dr T.Chester 1981 Wilstone Reservoir, Tring Reservoirs Hertfordshire 4 years [58]
10 lb 1 oz 2 dr L.Brown 1975 Peterborough brick pits Cambridgeshire 6 years [58]
9 lb 1 oz J. Salisbury 1963 Eggetts Lake, Hemingford Grey Cambridgeshire 12 years [58]
Liza ramada Egypt.jpg Mullet (Thin-Lipped Grey) (liza ramada) 7 lb 3dr Steve Maliska 22 May 2012 Truro River, Malpas Cornwall Less than 1 year [60]
Brown trout.JPG Trout, Brown (Salmo trutta) 30 lb 8 oz Ken Oliver 20 July 2000 Loch Awe, Ardbrecknish Argyll,  Scotland 2 years [61]
25 lb 5 oz 12 dr Andrew Finlay 1996 Loch Awe, Ardbrecknish Argyll,  Scotland 4 years [61]
19 lb Alistair Thorne 1993 Loch Awe, Ardbrecknish Argyll,  Scotland 3 years [62]
Silurus glanis white2.JPG Wels Catfish (silurus glanis) 62 lb Rich Garner 1997 Withy pool, Henlow Bedfordshire 15 years [14]
43 lb 8oz Richard Bray 1970 Wilstone Reservoir, Tring Reservoirs Hertfordshire 27 years [63][64]
Sander lucioperca 1.jpg Zander (Sander lucioperca) 19 lb 5 oz 8 dr Dave Lavander March 1998 Middle Level Fenland drain Cambridgeshire 9 years [14][37][65]
18 lb 10 oz Ray Armstrong March 1993 River Severn Worcestershire 5 years [65]
18 lb 8 oz Bob Meadows March 1988 Roswell Pits, Ely Cambridgeshire 5 years [65]
17 lb 12 oz Dave Litton Oct 1977 Great Ouse Relief Channel, Buckinghamshire 10 years [65]

Ambiguous record claims not accepted (or expunged)[edit]

There have been many ambiguous record claims over the years. Here are a few of those that never made the record list, with the reason why in bold:

Videos of Record Fish[edit]

Non indigenous (invasive) species[edit]

This list will appear later and may well include Bitterling, Black bullhead Catfish, Goldfish, Rainbow trout, Siberian sturgeon, Walleye. Non indigenous fish included on the main list are the Carp, Crucian carp, Grass Carp, Orfe, Pumpkinseed, Wels Catfish, and Zander, which are now considered to be naturalized.

Notes[edit]

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