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Top 50 Tench caught in the UK

Tench over 10lbs reported to the angling press in 2019


Top 50 Tench caught in the UK
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#WeightNameLocationYear
115lb  03ozDarren WardSheepwalk, Feltham2001
215lb  02ozMike CoxOxfordshire Club Lake2007
314lb  13ozDai GribbleBig Pit2015
414lb  12ozDai GribbleBig Pit2015
5=14lb  11ozChris BromleyAbbotts Lake Hertfordshire2015
14lb  11ozWill HartSouthern Stillwater2007
7=14lb  08ozChris JacobTippings Lake, Berkshire2015
14lb  08ozAlan BrennanSwangey Fen2010
14lb  08ozKarl ConnollyFishers Green2004
14lb  08ozGordon BeavanHerts Lake1993
11=14lb  04ozStuart HarbourColne Valley Lake2015
14lb  04ozGary NewmanBury Lake1994
1314lb  03ozPhil GooriahWraysbury 11987
1414lb  02ozDavid PirieDagenham Chase2007
15=14lbJohn PayneMill Lake, Northants2010
14lbGordon BeavanHerts Lake1993
14lbAlan WilsonWilstone/Tring1992
1813lb 14ozLee SearleNorfolk syndicate lake2012
19=13lb 12ozKen WatersSouthern Stillwater2010
13lb 12ozKen WatersFurnace Lakes2011
13lb 12ozSimon HillyardsEssex Gravel Pit2006
2213lb 10ozRay AndrewsLakeside Park Holiday Complex, East Sussex2011
23=13lb 08ozDave BuckleyKent Syndicate Water2011
13lb 08ozTed BryanKent Lake2009
2513lb 07ozGary NewmanBury Lake1994
2613lb 06ozSimon CooperFishers Green2005
27=13lb 05ozPaul WoodfordTring1998
13lb 05ozJohn ScottWoodpecker Pool2004
13lb 05ozDave BallKorda2014
13lb 05ozFrank LarnerKorda2014
31=13lb 04ozNick HealyMurphy's Lake2005
13lb 04ozSteve BallSouthern Stillwater2007
13lb 04ozChris MuirSurrey Stillwater2011
34=13lb 03ozMalcolm MorrisSouthern Stillwater2006
13lb 03ozDai GribbleLarkfield2015
36=13lb 02ozDougall GrayColne Valley2007
13lb 02ozJack ElbournHerts Lake2013
13lb 02ozOli HowesBawburgh2013
3913lb 01ozNick ProctorMidlands stillwater2018
4013lbJulie MckeeFurnace Lakes2008
41=12lb 15ozDave BallKorda2005
12lb 15ozGary NewmanBury Lake1994
43=12lb 14ozTed BryanKent Lake2010
12lb 14ozDarren GoulderMid-Kent2010
12lb 14ozPaul NorrisSouthern Stillwater2011
46=12lb 13ozDean FranklinWilstone Reservoir1995
12lb 13ozPete SpringgateKorda2005
48=12lb 12ozCarl StreetSywell2003
12lb 12ozTony WardStartop Reservoir2008
12lb 12ozJames ClarkeLea Valley Club Lake2011
12lb 12ozDean TaylorMedway Valley Fisheries2016


Tench over 10lbs reported to the angling press in 2019
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weightcaptorwater baitNotespaper reporting
12lb 14ozMark RogersNorth West stillwatercornAT 21 May
12lb 12ozJustin Grapes (TF)Bawburgh LakeswormAT 18 June
12lb 08ozLawrence CheeseNorfolk LakeboilieAM 4 June
12lb 08ozMatthew FernandezSouthern estate lakeboilieAM/AT 11 June
12lb 08ozTim WoolvenSussex lakecornAM 18 June
12lb 04ozMike Lyddonsouthern stillwatermaggotsAT 2 July
12lb 02ozJames MontierSouthern gravel pitfake cornAT 28 May
12lb 02ozMike LyddonSouthern gravel pitwormAT 18 June and AT 2 July
11lb 15ozAlan RioSouthern gravel pitwormAM 4 June AT 11June
11lb 11ozSimon AldredLea Valley pitboilieAT/AM 14/05/2019
11lb 11ozDaniel Woolcottnot knownmaggotsAT 21 May
11lb 11ozRichard WilbySouthern waterwormAT 9 July
11lb 10ozDarryn Stolworthy (TF)Midlands gravel pitmaggots and wormsplus five other doublesAT 28 May
11lb 09ozGavin Barrettnot statedNot statedAT 2 July
11lb 08ozSi LlewellynNene Valley pitboilieAT 30 Apr
11lb 08ozCliff Taylor (TF)Bawburgh LakeswormAT 28 May
11lb 08ozBob CroftHorseshoe Lakefake casterAM 11 June
11lb 07ozKevin Durman (TF)Medway Valley FisherieswormAT 4 June
11lb 07ozPaul Hawkins (TF)Horseshoe LakewormAM 11 June
11lb 07ozWyn Jones (TF)Lea Valley pitwormAT 18 June
11lb 07ozAlan RioSouthern gravel pitwormAT 9 July/AM 16 July
11lb 04ozSeb WrightEssex waterboilieAT 16 July
11lb 03ozDarryn Stolworthy (TF)Midlands gravel pitwormAT 4 June
11lb 01ozJames MontierSouthern gravel pitfake cornAT 28 May
10lb 15ozRob ThompsonMidlands pitfake maggotAT 14 May
10lb 15ozLewis DeeksSurrey pitwormAM 25 June
10lb 13ozJames MontierSouthern gravel pitfake cornAT 28 May
10lb 12ozDaniel Woolcottnot knownmaggotsAT 21 May
10lb 12ozJames MontierSouthern gravel pitfake cornAT 28 May
10lb 12ozPaul HoughtonNorth West stillwaterNot statedAT 9 July
10lb 11ozTim HillsEssex club waterwormAM 11 June
10lb 11ozJames ChampkinSouthern pitNot statedAT 25 June
10lb 10ozBen HoneywellHorseshoe LakeboilieAM 21 May
10lb 10ozBob CroftHorseshoe Lakefake casterAM 11 June
10lb 10ozMike LyddonSouthern gravel pitmaggotsAT 18 June
10lb 10ozGary NewmanColne Valley lakefake castersAM 9 July/AT 16 July
10lb 09ozFaye Montier (7 years old)Southern gravel pitfake cornFishing with father,JamesAT 28 May
10lbs 08ozAdrian SmithBuckinghamshire lakewormAM 25 June
10lb 08ozSimon Ashtonnorthern gravel pitwormAT 2 July
10lb 07ozBob CroftHorseshoe Lakefake casterAM 11 June
10lb 07ozGary NewmanColne Valley lakefake castersAM 9 July/AT 16 July
10lb 06ozBrett LongthorneNorth West pitboilieAM /AT 21 May
10lb 06ozJoe RoyffeLea Valley gravel pitfake casterAM 2 July
10lb 05ozGary NewmanColne Valley lakefake castersAM 18 June AT 2 July
10lb 05ozStuart HarbourBuckinghamshire lakeboilieAM 18 June
10lb 05ozJustin GrapesNorfolk LakewormAM 11 June
10lb 05ozFred HealeyLea Valley pitwormAM 30 July
10lb 04ozColin McMahon (TF)Southern gravel pitmaggotsAT 21 May
10lb 04ozPatrick HinsleyLinear, Hunts Corner LakeboilieAM 11 June
10lb 04ozJoe RoyffeLea Valley gravel pitfake casterAM 2 July
10lb 03ozTony GibsonNorthamptonshire pitwormAM 11 June
10lb 02ozTony WrightSurrey gravel pitboilieAM 12 Mar
10lb 02ozJames MontierSouthern gravel pitfake cornAT 28 May
10lb 02ozJames ChampkinSouthern pitNot statedAT 25 June
10lb 01ozPete ElementLinear, Hunts Corner LakewormAM 9 Apr
10 01ozFred HealeyLea Valley pitwormAM 30 July
10lb 01ozJames Smithnot knownboilieAT 14 May
10lb 01ozKevin Durman (TF)Medway Valley FisherieswormAM 21 May /AT 28 May
10lbChris HermanPhil’s Lake, OxonboilieAM 11 June
10lbCraig WoolhouseLeics gravel pitwormAT 16 July