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Fishing UK

The United Kindgom holds a wide variety of freshwater fish which are listed below.

If you'd like to have a go at catching some of the fish, Looks Fishy can help you find places to go fishing. If you are going fishing in England or Wales, you should read up on the Fishing Licence requirements.

Barbel

Barbel

Barbus barbus

Hook into one of these and you'll know about it!

Bitterling

Bitterling

Bleak

Bleak

Albernus alburnus

Bream

Bream

Abramis brama

"I had a proper dustbin lid!"

Bullhead

Bullhead

Ameiurus nebulosus

Carp

Carp

Cyprinus carpio

Chub

Chub

Leuciscus cephalus

Crucian Carp

Crucian Carp

Carassius carassius

"A nice little crewie!"

Dace

Dace

Leuciscus leuciscus

Eel

Eel

Anguilla anguilla

Goldfish

Goldfish

Grayling

Grayling

Thymallus thymallus

The lady of the river

F1

F1

Form-yulas wanus

Picky F1s. Half carp, half crewy

Minnow

Minnow

Phoxinus phoxinus

Gudgeon

Gudgeon

Gobio gobio

A little gobbie

Ide

Ide

Leuciscus idus

Perch

Perch

Perca fluviatilis

A bit spikey if you get their back up!

Pike

Pike

Esox lucius

Watch your fingers when you get one on the bank!

Roach

Roach

Rutilus rutilus

Rudd

Rudd

Scardinius erythrophthalmus

Ruffe

Ruffe

Gymnocephalus cernuus

Stone Loach

Stone Loach

Barbatula barbatula

Tench

Tench

Tinca tinca

There's nothing better than a big slimey stench!

Stickleback

Stickleback

Gasterosteus aculeatus

Wels Catfish

Wels Catfish

Stizostedion lucioperca

Zander

Zander

Stizostedion lucioperca


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