Species Archive - Page 10 of 12 - Fishing in Wales
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Perch

Perca fluviatillis A common fish of Welsh lakes, perch are shoaling fish that love structure. Habitat in Wales varies from small stillwater fisheries…

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River Wye barbel

Barbel

Barbus barbus A relative of the carp, barbel are a riverine species and are not native to Wales. However they…

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catfish fishing in wales

Wells Catfish

Silurus glanis An uncommon species in Wales, catfish have been introduced to some stillwater coarse fisheries where they grow to large sizes.

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Pike

Esox Lucius Wales is home to the UK record pike of 46lb 13oz from Llandegfedd reservoir – caught in October 1992.

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Grayling

Thymallus thymallus A cold water fish, grayling are closely related to salmon and trout, but are sometimes classified as coarse fish because they…

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Arctic char

Salvelinus alpinus Native to a handful of deep, cold mountain lakes in North Wales, the Arctic char is a relic of…

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