Tag Archive for 'angling record'

Atlantic saury, Scomberesox saurus, caught on Banc au Nord on 24 September 2011

September 26th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Mark Platt fly fishing on Banc au Nord to the north-east of Sark on 24 September 2011 caught a 95 gram Atlantic saury, Scomberesox saurus. This fish had a total length of 340 mm, a fork length of 323 mm, and a standard length of 306 mm.  It will be submitted as a Guernsey angling record.

British record Couch’s seabream turn up in Guernsey waters

September 13th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Couch’s seabream, Pagrus pagrus, a member of the family sparidae, first appeared in Guernsey recreational angling records on 1 August 1993 when A.C. Billon caught a 382 gram specimen. Couch’s seabream have been caught in Guernsey waters in nearly every year since then. Life-long angler and former Guernsey Press angling columnist Len Le Page reported […]