A history of British barbel river records (created 09/09/08) – Last updated 20/11/18

River
Weight (lb/oz)
Date Captured
Picture
Name of Angler
Aire
Previous records
6.15
19th September 2011
Dalvinder Halawell
6.03
14th August 2011
Rob Halawell
2.14
October 2010
 
Rob Halawell
Anker (Staffs)
Previous records
15.10
5th October 2012
John Turner
15.04
January 2012
Phil Smith
15.03
18th November 2011
John Turner
13.06
December 2007
Peter Malys
Arun (Sussex)
Previous records
11.02
November 2003
 
Brian Ayling
Arrow (Warwickshire)
Avon (Bristol)
Previous records
15.09 1/2
1998
Stuart Morgan

Avon (Hampshire) *

Previous record 
16.11
30th September 2010
Ben Hutchinson
16.08
January 2008
Matt Day
16.07
September 2005
Leanne Jaynes
Avon (Warwickshire)
Blackwater (Berks)
Previous records
11.12
October 2009
Alan Stagg
11.04
August 1999
Bob Vince
Bourne (Surrey)
Previous records
10.06
December 2007
Virginia Rushmer
Cherwell (Oxon)
Colne (Lancs)
Colne (Middlesex)
Previous records
17.02
August 2008
Eddie Edwards
Coppermill Stream
Culm
Dane (Cheshire)
Dearne
Previous records
15.04
9th September 2014
Wayne Hopkinson
11.01
October 2011
Michael Takacs
10.04
January 2008
David Preston
Derwent (Derbyshire)
Previous records
16.12
15th July 2013
Ian Hartley
16lb 3oz
12th October 2012
Red Darling
15lb 12oz
29th July 2012
Brian Johnstone
15.09
9th March 2012
Ken Broughton
15.08
January 2012
Chris Martin
15.02
July 2005
Darren Goodwin
Derwent (Yorkshire)
Previous records
12.06
September 1989
Jon Wolfe
Don (Yorkshire)
Previous records
13.10
February 2007 
Paul Scott
Dove (Staffs)
Previous Records
18.04
29th February 2012
James Bell
17.11
10th March 2011
Karl Phillips
17.10
2nd November 2010
Simon Asbury
17.06
January 2008
Jim Ufton

Drapers Osiers Bed

Ember (Surrey)
Enborne
Evenlode
Exe (Devon)
Previous Records
9.00
August 2005
Matthew Martin
Frome (Somerset)
Goyt
Previous Records
13.12
18th February 2011
Stephen Bourke
12.14
27th October 2010
Jerry Gleeson
12.08
22nd September 2009
Jerry Gleeson
12.02
13th March 2008
Paul Bennett
Holybrook
Hull (Yorkshire) ***
Ivel (Beds)
Previous records
17.15
27th December 2010
Keith Speer
16.08
October 2008
Eric Frewin
15.14
September 2007
Paul Elt
Itchen
Previous Records
14.8
October 2014
James Van Gowler
12.15
10th November 2011
Andy Childs
12.12
25th September 2011
Roman Vann
12.08
23rd February 2008
Andy Nellist
Kennet (Berks)
Lea
Previous records
15.15
3rd March 2008
Max Towner
Leam (Warks)
Loddon (Berks)
Lugg (Herefore)
Marden
Mease (Staffs)
Medway (Kent)
Mole (Surrey)
Nene (Northants)
Previous records
18.03
4th August 2016
Nigel Bryans
17.08
November 2012
Nigel Bryans
15.14
18th September 2010
Vince Sparrow
15.12
11th March 2009
Alex Green
15.08
28th February 2009
Vince Sparrow
15.04
August 2008
Steve Teeson
14.15
17th October 2008
Nigel Bryans
14.10
September 2007
Steve Teeson
Nidd (Yorkshire)
11.10
January 2007
Dan Birkett
(Great) Ouse
Ouse (Sussex)
Previous records
15.11
9th March 2013
Michael Wickens
14.05
March 2009
Richard Howard
13.15
8th November 2008
Robin West
12.12
14th February 2008
Fred Bishop
Ouse (Yorkshire)
Ouzel
Previous records
13.10
21 September 2007
Adrian Busby
Potts Stream
Ribble (Lancs)
Previous records
15.14
 January 2008
George Cowan
Rother (Sussex)
 revious records
15.03
23rd February 2007
Martin Eyres
St Patricks Stream
Previous records
17.15
27th February 2007
Alan Oliver
Severn
Previous records
16.05
10th March 2009
Andrew Allard
16.03
November 1997
Howard Maddocks
Soar (Leics)
Sow (Staffs)
Stour (Dorset)
Stour (Kent)
Previous records
13.05
16th January 2009
Iain McDonald
9.06
June 2002
Carl Allman
Stour (Suffolk)
Swale (Yorks)
Previous records
Taff (Wales)
Tame (Staffs)
13.10
January 2006
Phil Bennett
Tees
Previous records
13.07
August 2009
Dave Wilmott
13.00
August 2007
Richard Harris
Teme
Thame
Previous records
16.02
30th September 2015
Steven Ross
15.00
07th August 2010
Stephen Harris
12.03
September 4th 2006
Phil Smith

Thames

Previous records
18.02
November 2005
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Guy Rob
Trent
Ure (Yorks)
Previous records
11.10
August 12th 2010
Gage Whyte
11.02
July 20034
Martin Meechan
Wear (Durham)
Previous records
12.15
September 14th 2006
Nigel Collins
Welland (Lincs)
Wensum (Norfolk)
Wey (Surrey)
Previous records
16.10
Unknown
Andy Little
Wharfe (Yorks)
Windrush (Oxon)
Witham (Lincs)
Previous records
9.14
March 2000
Colin Wilson
Wye
Previous records
Wandle
Previous records
12.04
25th September 2008
Andrew Shaw
12.02
July 2006
Mike Garrett
Yare (Norfolk)
 
 

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