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Barbel

The barbel is a slim, elegant fish which is surprisingly powerful, it is found almost exclusively in rivers and a member of the carp family. It has a grey coloured back with bronze flanks and a pearl coloured lower half. It is easy to identify from the four barbels on its face – one in each corner of its…

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Bream

Name:
Silver Bream (Blicca bjoerkna)
Common Bream (Abramis brama)

Average Weight:
The Silver Bream is the smaller of the two, under normal conditions it has a maximum size of just 450g

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Carp

Name:
Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio)

Mirror and Leather Carp are both sub-species, and whilst they differ in appearance, they are still classified as the same species – Cyprinus carpio
Average Weight:

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Catfish

Name:
Catfish (Silurus glanis)

Average Weight:
The wels catfish is the largest true freshwater fish, under perfect conditions in Europe it can reach unbelievable sizes of up to 5 metres in length and weight over…

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Chub

Name:
Chub (Leuciscus cephalus)

Average Weight:
A decent sized chub is anything between 3lb and 5lb (1.4-2.3kg) and will provide a swashbuckling fight. Chub caught during the winter make for an even better tussle…

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