Page last updated 20/11/2018

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)
13.08
January 2014
Pete Rolt
Bourne
(Surrey)
12.00
13th March 2015
 

Jay Phillips

Bure
15.04
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
7.04
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)
13.11
4th July 2018
 See picture See history
Krzysztof Barczakaul
ove
(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
 ebruary 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
Mersey
12.04
31 July 2018
See picture  
Jerry Gleeson
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
18.07
19th October 2017
See history
Paul Whiteing
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
(Mersey)
10.02
18 August 2018
 
Steve Phythian
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

20.02
23rd September 2018
Simon Cook
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 ouse2000
   
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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