This page lists all barbel river records that have been validated and witnessed and listed as the official record for each UK river.

River
Weight
(lb/oz)
Date
Captured
Picture
History
Name
of Angler
Aire
9.00
8th August 2013
David Smith
Anker
(Staffs)
15.14
4th January 2013
John Turner
Arun
(Sussex)
13.08
November
2003
Carl Holton
Arrow
(Warwickshire)
12.02
October
2004
 
Mick
Harris
Avon
(Bristol)
16.02
November
2006
Michael
Smith

Avon
(Hampshire)

16.15
14th March 2016
Phil Nixon
Avon
(Warwickshire)
16.04
14th
March 2007
Gavin
Heritage
Blackwater
(Berks)
13lb 8oz
January 2014
Pete Rolt
Bourne
(Surrey)
12.00
13th March 2015
 

Jay Phillips

Bure
15.4
August 2010
   
D Gladden
Calder
11.09
7th March 2015
 
Greg Redmond
Cherwell
(Oxon)
13.00
October
2002
 
Mick
Coleman
Colne
(Lancs)
11.02
January 2008
 
Dave Ouseley
Colne
(Middlesex)
17.08
March
2014
Terry Hearn
Coppermill
Stream
10.03
July
2006
 
Maurice
Brown
Creedy
7.4
3rd September 2013
   
Neil Vaughan
Culm
9.15
August 2007
 
Samual
Powell
Dane
(Cheshire)
14.04
August
1994
 
Phil
Booth
Dearne
15.13
7th March 2017
Jonathon Frisby
Derwent
(Derbyshire)
17.04
31th July 2013
Wayne Tooth
Derwent
(Yorkshire)
13.02
1st August 2014

 

Steve Hill
Don
(Yorkshire)
13.10
February
2007
 
Paul
Scott
Dove
(Staffs)
18.06
October 2014
Jim Ufton

Drapers
Osiers Bed

7.02
August
2000
 
Jim
Knight
Ember
(Surrey)
9.12
January
2007
Ash
Stockbridge
Enborne
13.00
March
07
 
Martin
Brennan
Evenlode
10.14
July
2006
Steve
Russell
Exe
(Devon)
11.01
15th October 2011
 
Simon Cooper
Frome
(Somerset)
10.15
August
1995
Andy
Cowley
Goyt
14.08
December 2011
Jerry Gleeson
Holybrook
13.04
October
2003
 
Trevor
King
Hull
(Yorkshire) ***
12.08
18th
July 2006
Alan
Reveley
Ivel
(Beds)
18.06
6th October 2012
Richard Callf
Itchen
16.10
November 2017
Terry Lathwell
Kennet
(Berks)
19.05
October
2006
Duncan
Kellett
Lea
17.08
February 2011
Laurence Mason
Leam
(Warks)
11.09
March
2000
 
Trevor
Kedney
Loddon
(Berks)
19.02
February
2008
 
Steve
Fantauzzi
Lugg
(Herefore)
10.08
July
1999
 
Darren
Godall
Marden
10.12
12th
October 2005
Huw
James
Mease
(Staffs)
13.00
November
1996
 
Phil
Hart
Medway
(Kent)
16.02
June
1994
 
Pete
Woodhouse
Mole
(Surrey)
15.06
March
2008
Jim
Rowe
Nene
(Northants)
19.04
25th August 2016
Gary Johnson
Nidd
(Yorkshire)
12.02
5th August 2016
Michelle Thompson
(Great)
Ouse
21.01
November
2006
 
Grahame
King

Ouse (Sussex)
16.06
14th March 2017

 

Jeremy Hulbert
Ouse
(Yorkshire)
12.11
20th
July
2007
Rob
Parsons
Ouzel
14.10
November 2008

 

Peter Jarvis
Potts
Stream
13.08
October
1968
 
John
Ginifer
Ribble
(Lancs)
15.15
13th January
2009
John Monaghan
Rother
(Sussex)
16.12
9th
January 2012
David Chambers
Rother
(South Yorkshire)
12.04
14th November 2008
Dave Preston
St
Patricks Stream
17.15
27th
February 2007
Alan
Oliver
Severn
16.11
31st October 2014
Kevin Gittins
Soar
(Leics)
13.10
October
2005
David
Tongue
Sow
(Staffs)
12.04
August
2006
Stewart
Bloor
Stour
(Dorset)
18.01

January 2008
Dave Harman
Stour
(Kent)
17.06
21st July 2011
 
Iain McDonald
Stour
(Suffolk)
11.07
July
2006
 
Jonathon
Coote
Stour
(Worcs)
7.09
13th November
2016
Robert Mitchell
Swale
(Yorks)
14.01
September
2007
Ian Bedford
Taff
(Wales)
17.02
7th
October 2007
Paul
Stratford
Tame
(Staffs)
14.08
14th November
2013
Damien Jones
Tees
13.13
September 2009
Daniel Watt
Teme
15.07
October
2006
 
John
Churchill
Thame
16.14
18th December 2015
Jason Smith

Thames

18.02
November
2005
Guy
Robb
Trent
19.04
October(?)
2007
Steven
Short
Ure
(Yorks)
12.15
26th October 2017
Danny Watt
Wandle
12.08
13th March 2012
Anibal Peel
Wear
(Durham)
13.01
August
2008
Nick Jose
Welland
(Lincs)
9.08
September
1966
 
Al
Taylor
Wensum
(Norfolk)
20.12
28th
February 2008
Mark
Rylands
Wey
(Surrey)
17.03
December 2008
 
Andy
Little
Wharfe
(Yorks)
15.08
July
2007
 
Andrew
Thomas
Windrush
(Oxon)
11.09
June
1998
 
Danny
Empson
Witham
(Lincs)
13.05
July
2009
Martin Barnatt
Wye
14.09
July
2003
Mike
Easton
Yare
(Norfolk)
10.01
January
2000
Chris
Turnbull
     
**
Keith Wood equaled the Lea record October 2005
     
***
Darryl Davis equaled the Hull record in 12th March 2007
   
Denotes
current record
 

compiled by the Barbel Society in association with Barbel Fishing World.

Best barbel braces (best two fish with one calendar day)

 
River
Weight
(lb/oz)
Total
Date
Captured
Picture
Name
of Angler
1
Ouse (Great)
19.01
17.06
36.07
August
2005
 
Chris
Binge
2
Wensum
18.06
16.14
35.04
4th Sept 2006
 
Chris
Turnbull
3
Ouse (Great)
16.03
18.13
35.00
March 2007
 
Grahame King
4
Ouse (Great)
17.04
16.12
34.00
November
2006
 
Grahame
King
5
Ouse (Great)
19.06 1/2
14.09
33.15 1/2
October
2001
 
Steve Curtin
6
Ouse (Great)
17-14
16-00
33.14
February 2008
 
Matthew Bodily
7
Ouse (Great)
17.00
16.08
33.08
August
2007
 
Graham
King

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