Tag Archive for 'British 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 […]

Potential British angling record marbled electric ray, Torpedo marmorata, caught three miles off Sark on 15 October 2010

October 16th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Gary Crane received a shock when he landed a 10 lb. 14 oz 11 dram (4.95 kgs) female marbled electric ray, Torpedo marmorata, on Richard Seager’s ‘Out of Blue‘, while fishing about three miles to the east of Sark on 15 October 2010.  The electric ray had a total length of 58.6 cm and a […]