Welsh Federation of Sea Anglers Est 1955

Supported by SPORT WALES

Current Welsh Records.

Updated, 02 August 2013.

   

Almaco Jack (Seriola Rivioliana)

Boat, 0345kg. S Wetherick Milford Haven August 2007.

Shore: VACANT

ANGLER FISH (Lophius Piscatorius)

Boat 16.797kg. 1973, Port Talbot. W Evans, Bridgend

Shore 29.030kg. 1985, Mumbles. D J Morgan, Swansea

BASS (Dicenttrachus Labrax)

Boat 6.804kg. 1997, Cardiff North. S Cogin, Barry

Shore 7.600kg. 1980, Aberthaw. D Cook, Barry

BREAM, (Black) (Spondyyliosoma Cantharus)

Boat 2.342kg. 1986, Llanglad Bay. R J Cable, Swansea

Shore 2.070kg. 2003,.A Smith, Pwhelli.

BREAM, (Red) (Pagellas Bogaraveo)

Boat 0.567kg. 1981, Amlwch. K Frogget, Manchester

Shore VACANT

BREAM, (Gilthead) (Sparus Aurata

Boat VACANT

Shore 1.4176kg. 1997, Llanddwyn Beach. D G Roberts, Anglesey

BRILL (Scophthalmus Rhombus)

Boat 2.551kg. 1983, Milford Haven. M Rees, Pembroke

Shore 0.652kg 1990, Ravenspoint. R D James, Holyhead

BULL HUSS (Scylliorhinus Stallaris)

Boat 9.298kg. 1984, Aberystwyth. M R Clewer, Leominster

Shore 9.015kg. 1992, Pwllheli. G C Ebbs, Norfolk

BONITO (Atlantic) (Sarda Sarda)

Boat VACANT

Shore 1.077kg. 1996, St Brides Bay. P E Blanning, Glamorgan

COALFISH (Pollachius Virens)

Boat 7.938kg. 1982, Amlwch. S Watson, Liverpool

Shore 3.232kg. 1994, Sker Rocks. J Thomas, Manchester

COD (Gadus Mohua)

Boat 20.638kg. 1997, Swansea bay. S H Williams, Swansea

Shore 20.185kg. 1966, Barry Island. B Jones, Barry

Dab (Limanda Limanda)

Boat 0.765kg 1989. Beaumaris. G Mitchell. Beaumaris.

Shore 1.162kg. 1936 Port Talbot M L Watts Glamorgan.

Dogfish (L/S) Scyliorhinus Caniculus)

Boat 1.729kg 1987 Mumbles. L D Leyland Bridgend.

Shore 1.673kg 1997 Fishguard B Llewellyn Merthyr.

Dover Sole

Boat.1.62kg 2015 William Gronow Cardiff.

Shore VACANT

EEL (Conger) (Conger Conger)

Boat 27.613kg. 1996, Milford Haven. J Booth, Milford Haven

Shore 18.144kg. 1996, Port Talbot. B R Washington, Bridgend

EEL( Silver) (Anguilla Anguilla)

Boat VACANT

Shore VACANT

FLOUNDER (Platichthys Flesus)

Boat 1.616kg. 1986, Beaumaris. J Featherstone, Wirrall

Shore 1.772kg. 2000, St Ishmaels. A John, Neath

GARFISH (Belone Belone)

Boat 1.105kg. 2001, Milford. M Yates, Milford

Shore 0.907kg. 1977, Anglesey. P Longworth, Moreton

GURNARD (Grey) (Eutrigla Gurnardus)

Boat 0.838kg. 2003. S Flannagan, Cheshire

Shore 0.453kg. 1987, Porthdafach. A Thompson, Holyhead

GURNARD (Red) (Aspitrigla Gurnardus)

Boat 0.555kg. 2004, D Gledhill, Pembroke Dock

Shore 0.624kg. 1986, Ty Croes. D Williams, Holyhead

GURNARD (Tub or yellow) (Trigia Lucerna)

Boat 4.111kg. 1984, Aberystwyth. R Morley, Enfield

Shore 5.528kg. 1976, Langland Bay. G J Reynolds, Swansea

HAKE (Merluccius Merluccius)

Boat 6.549kg. 1984, Milford Haven.I Little, Woking

Shore 1.587kg. 1984, Port Talbot. W S Parry, Port Talbot

HADDOCK (Melanogrammus Aeglefinus)

Boat 3.022kg. 2004, Stout Point. Mark Baggot, Barry

Shore 0.482kg. 1994, Watwick Steps. B Harper, Neyland

HERRING (Clupia Harengus)

Boat 0.372kg. 1983, Llan Carw. B Williams, Amlwch

Shore 170grm 2015 Swansea West Pier Callum Campion.

JOHN DORY (Veus Faber)

Boat 2.466kg. 1980, Cardigan Bay. M Barlow, Whitchurch

Shore VACANT

LING (Molva Molva)

Boat 14.259kg. 1980, Amlwch. J Peate, Telford

Shore 4.082kg. 1984, Barry. K J Skipper, Cardiff

LUMPSUCKER (Cyclopterus Lumpus)

Boat VACANT

Shore 3.482kg. 1975, Point Lynas. P Smith, Coventry

MACKEREL (Lepidorhombus Whiffiagonis)

Boat 1.137kg. 1979, Conwy. T Burgon, Manchester

Shore 1.953kg. 1990, Port Daffarch. R I Williams, Holyhead

MEGRIM

Boat 0.544kg. 2011, Milford Haven, Darren Tipton, Ludlow Shropshire

Shore VACANT

MONKFISH (Sqatina Squatina)

Boat 26.932kg. 1978, Porthcawl. A Griffiths, porthcawl

Shore 23.984kg. 1984, Llyngwril. G S Bishop, Llyngwril

MULLET (Golden Grey) (Liza Auratus)

Boat 0.453kg. 1973, Llanelli. R Hopkins, Llanelli

Shore 1.333kg 2007 Llangenith G Simpson Bridgend

MULLET (Thin Lipped Grey) (Liza Ramada)

Shore, Lee Williams, 2.239kg 2009 Cardiff Docks

Boat VACANT

Shore 1.191kg. 1995, Llangennech. M J Thornton, Swansea

MULLET (Thick Lipped Grey) (Crenimgil Labresus)

Boat 2.807kg. 1994, Aberystwyth. T A Richards, Birmingham

Shore 6.407kg. 1979, Aberthaw. R Gifford, Barry

MULLET (Red) (Mullus Surmuietus)

Boat 0.652kg, D Hendy, Port Talbot August 2007.

Shore 0.840kg, 2008. Wayne Grant. Holyhead. Cemlyn Beach.

 

POLLACK (Pollachius Pollachius)

Boat 9.979kg. 1991, Cardigan Bay. J Doyle, Cheshire

Shore 6.576kg. 1999, St Davids. G T Evans, Pembrokeshire

POUTING (Trisopterus Luscus)

Boat 1.843kg. 1987, Swansea. K R Scaplenhorn, Port Talbot

Shore 1.219kg. 1980, Port Talbot. D Hurley, Maesteg

PLAICE (Pleuronactes Platessa)

Boat. 2.580kg. 1986, Oxwich Bay. M G Guy, Swansea

Shore. 3.203kg. 1983, Deganwy. K Teesdale, Colwyn Bay

RAY (Blonde) (Raja Bracyura)

Boat 14.061kg. 1981, Amlwch. P Gunning, Burscough

Shore 13.636kg. 1993, Rhoscolyn. P Williams, Holyhead

RAY (Cuckoo) (Raja Naevus)

Boat 2.551kg. 1997, Caernarfon. R Owen, Anglesey

Shore 2.013kg. 1981, Porthdafach. T A Roberts, Anglesey

RAY (Electric) (Torpedo Nobiliana)

Boat 15.422kg.1986, Anglesey. M Mathews, Merseyside

Shore VACANT

RAY (Spotted) (Raja Montagui)

Boat 3.033kg. 1987, Nash Point. P H Brackin, Cardiff

Shore3.770kg. Mewslade Bay. D Bowen, Maesteg

RAY (Small Eyed) (Raja Microcellta)

Boat 6.860kg. 1984, Nash Sands. K Bowing, Barry

Shore 6.917kg. Andrew Hutchings, 2008. South Wales.

RAY (Sting) (Dasyatis Pastinaca)

Boat 30.958kg. 1993, Aberdovey. K Rawlinson, Warrington

Shore 24.7126kg. 1991, Fairbourne. K B Wyatt, Fairbourne

RAY Thornback (Raja Clavata)

Boat 14.259kg 1981 Liverpool Bay J Wright Rhyl.

Shore 8.200kg. 2002, Barry. S Belcher, Cardiff

ROCKLING (3 Bearded) (Gaidropsarus Vulgaris)

Boat 1.133kg 1969 Aberystwyth Ms J Boles Aberystwyth

Shore 1.276kg. 1985, Anglesey. R G McCurrie, Stockport

ROCKLING (5 Bearded) (Ciliata Mustela)

Boat VACANT

Shore 0.481kg. 1995, Aberystwyth. A Bowell, Aberystwyth

SANDEEL (Greater or Lance) ( Hyperoplus Lanceolatus)

Boat 0.481kg. 1972, St Brides Bay. P Wintle, Pembrokeshire

Shore VACANT

SCAD or (Horse Mackerel) (Trachurus Trachurus)

Boat 1.304kg. 1993, Worms Head. M Davies, Llanelli

Shore 0.907kg. 1998, Stackpole. J Bearne, Milford Haven

SEA SCORPION (SS) (Myoxocephallus Scorpius)

Boat 0.453kg. 1979, Menai Straits. R Hill, Colwyn

Shore 0.453kg. 1998, Menai Straits. G E Crawley, Caerarfon

SHAD (Twaite) (Allosa Fallax)

Boat 1.020kg. 1985, Barry. D Protheroe, Ferndale

Shore 0.850kg. 1973, Newport. B Barker, Newport

SHARK (Blue) (Prionace Glauca)

Boat, Wayne Little 2012, 222lb 7 oz  Milford Haven

Shore VACANT

SHARK Mako (Isurus oxyrinchus)

Boat, Andy Griffith , Milford Haven  194Lb 4 oz 2013 (88.015 KG).

Shore VACANT

SHARK (Porbeagle) (Lamna Nascus)

Boat 134.265kg. 1996, Porthcawl. D Raffill, Bridgend

Shore VACANT

SMOOTHOUND (Starry) (Mustelas Asterias)

Boat 11.510kg 2007 Holyhead B Taylor Wigan.

Shore 9.638kg. 1998, Aberthaw. M Coles, Cardiff

SOLE (Dover) (Solea Sloea)

Boat 1.531kg. 1989, Barry. W R Jones, Blackwood

Shore 1.899kg. 1991, Barry. W J Creed, Barry

SPURDOG (Squalus Acanthias)

Boat. 8.987kg . 2008. Holyhead Paul Whittle

Shore 5.982kg. 1979, Anglesey. J Harris, Bodelwddan

SUNFISH (Mola Mola)

Boat 48.988kg. 1976, Saundersfoot. T Sissons, Hereford

Shore 7.002kg. 1995, Point Lynas. M Bickerton, Abergele

TADPOLE FISH (Raniceps Raninus)

Boat 0.425kg. 9. 976, Milford Haven. N Davies, Milford Haven

Shore 0.510kg. 1976, Fishguard. J Kucyi, Milford Haven

TOPE (Caleorhinus Galeus)

Boat 35.910kg. 2005, Holyhead. A Meli, Nottingham

Shore 28.894kg, 2008, A Hughes. Treddur Bay. Holyhead

TRIGGER FISH (Balistes Carolinensis)

Boat 2.860kg. 2002. P J Phillips, Tywyn

Shore 2.154kg. 1992, Mumbles. R W Davies, Maesteg

TURBOT (Scophthalmus Maximus)

Boat 10.999kg. 1981, Swansea. B Neave, Bridgend

Shore 4.649kg. 1984, Towyn. T Bennett, Merthyr Tydfil

WEEVER (Greater) (Trachinus Draco)

Boat 0.567kg 2007 Aberystwyth W Edwards Pembroke.

Shore 0.440kg. 2005, Aberystwyth. C Pearce, Aberystwyth

WHITING (Merlangius Merlangius)

Boat 1.664kg. 1997, Cardiff North. O Lacy, Cardiff

Shore 1.616kg. 1994, Cold Knap. G J Cole, Llanishen

WITCH (Glyptoccephalus Cynoglossus)

Boat VACANT

Shore 0.510kg. 1967, Colwyn bay. T J Barathy, Colwyn

WRASSE (Ballen) (Labrus Bergylta)

Boat 2.183kg. 1978, Oxwich Bay. G Hughes, Swansea

Shore 2.948kg. 1977, Freshwater West. J Conroy, Pembroke

WRASSE (Cuckoo) (Labrus Mixtus)

Boat 0.879kg. 1997, West Dale Reef. J Ormond, Waterside

Shore 0.680kg. 1986, St Davids. A T Davies, Rhondda

Wreckfish (Stone Bass) (Polyprion Americannus)

Boat. J Martin 3.19kg Milford Haven 2007.

 

 

 

 

Mini Species

ANCHOVY

42 grams. 1978, Port Talbot. R H Wilcox, Port Talbot

BLENNY (Tompot)

140 grams. 2000, Fishguard. Miss C Lewis, Milford Haven

BLENNY (Yarrells)

92.8 grams. 1996, Ravens Point. D M Owen, Holyhead

CORNISH BLACKFISH

233 grams. 1982, Cefin Sidan. R L Cooke, Swansea

DRAGONET

170 grams. 2001, Milford Haven. Miss C Lewis, Milford Haven

GOBY (Black)

58 grams. 1981, Pembroke Dock. N Molyneux, Pembroke

GOBY (Painted)

12.7 grams. 1991, Holyhead. J Dorling, Prestatyn

GOBY (Rock)

35 grams. 1993, Caernarfon. N.T Brown, Caernarfon

PILCHARD

150 grams. 2002, Milford Haven. T Glinicon, Milford Haven

PILOT FISH

297 grams. 1995, Carmarthen Bay. Richards, Kidwelly

ROCKLING (Shore)

467 grams. 2004. A C Owen, Aberfraw

SAND SMELT (Big Scale)

33grams. 1989 Pembroke. S Webb. Pembroke Dock

SAND SMELT

38grams.1994. Aberystwyth.P Roberts. Aberystwyth

SEA SCORPION

212grams. 1992.Mumbles Pier. G Simpson. Porthcawl

SHANNY

170grams. 1972. J Lyon. Holyhead

STICKLEBACK (15 Spined)

7.3grams.200. Amlwch. Menai Bridge

TOPKNOT

164grms Geraint Jones. Treddu Bay. Anglesey

WEEVER (Lesser)

80grams. 1989. Pendine. R G Jones. Carmarthen

WRASSE (Corkwing)

290grams. 1999. M W Hughes. Llangefni

WRASSE (Golgsinny)

102grams. 1995. Menai Straits. A Hughes. Menai Bridge

WRASSE (Smallmouth)

75grams. 1981. Holyhead. G Jones. Holyhead