Welsh Federation of Sea Anglers
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WFSA Minimum Sizes

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ShoreSizes

SPECIES

Min cm/kg

Spec kg

SPECIES

Min cm/kg

Spec kg

Almaco Jack

 

No Record

Pollack

36cm

2.000kg

Angler Fish

61cm

4.530kg

Pouting

20cm

0.400kg

Bass

45cm

2.720kg

Ray Blonde

*

4.000kg

Bream Black

23cm

0.560kg

Ray Cuckoo

*

1.000kg

Bream Red

21cm

No Record

Ray Electric

*

No Record

Bream Gilthead

21cm

0.700kg

Ray Small Eyed

*

3.500kg

Brill

31cm

0.300kg

Ray Spotted

*

1.400kg

Bull Huss

61cm

2.720kg

Ray Sting

*

12.360kg

Bonito Atlantic

 

0.500kg

Ray Thornback

*

3.200kg

Coalfish

36cm

0.900kg

Rockling 3B

23cm

0.580kg

Cod

36cm

3.170kg

Rockling 5B

16cm

0.170kg

Dab

23

0.340kg

Sandeel Greater

23cm

No Record

Dogfish

45cm

0..800kg

Scad/Horse Mackerel

23cm

0.300kg

Eel Conger

61cm

4.530kg

Sea Scorpion SS

23cm

0.200kg

Eel Silver

???

???

Shad Twaite

 

0.420kg

Flounder

30cm

0.570kg

Shark Blue

140cm

No Record

Garfish

31cm

0.430kg

Shark Porbeagle

140cm

No Record

Gurnard Grey

18cm

0.200kg

Smoothhound Common

61cm

3.550kg

Gurnard Red

25cm

0.280kg

Smoothhound Starry

61

3.100kg

Gurnard Tub

25cm

1.100kg

Spurdog

61cm

2.290kg

Haddock

31cm

0.250kg

Sole Dover

25cm

0.510kg

Hake

31cm

0.680kg

Sunfish

 

3.501kg

Herring

20cm

No Record

Tadpole Fish

18cm

0.220kg

John Dory

25cm

No Record

Tope

140cm

9.100kg

Ling

63cm

1.100kg

Trigger Fish

25cm

0.600kg

Lumpsucker

 

1.100kg

Turbot

38cm

1.500kg

Mackerel

31cm

0.500kg

Weever Greater

25cm

0.200kg

Megrim

 

No Record

Whiting

28cm

0.570kg

Monkfish

77cm

6.800kg

Witch

 

0.250kg

Mullet Golden Gray

20cm

0.450kg

Wrasse Ballan

31cm

1.474kg

Mullet Thin Lipped

31cm

1.110kg

Wrasse Cuckoo

18cm

0.340kg

Mullet Thick Lipped

31cm

1.500kg

Wreckfish Stone Bass

 

No Record

Mullet Red

18cm

0.230kg

 

 

 

Plaice

27cm

0.560kg

 

 

 

 

Boat Sizes

SPECIES

Min cm/kg

Spec kg

SPECIES

Min cm/kg

Spec kg

Almaco Jack

 

0.150kg

Pollack

36cm

3kg

Angler Fish

61cm

8.391kg

Pouting

20cm

0.680kg

Bass

45cm

2.800kg

Ray Blonde

*

5kg

Bream Black

23cm

1.100kg

Ray Cuckoo

*

1kg

Bream Red

21cm

0.250kg

Ray Electric

*

7kg

Bream Gilthead

21cm

No record

Ray Small Eyed

*

3.400kg

Brill

31cm

1.100kg

Ray Spotted

*

1.360kg

Bull Huss

61cm

4.100kg

Ray Sting

*

15kg

Bonito Atlantic

 

No record

Ray Thornback

*

5kg

Coalfish

36cm

2kg

Rockling 3B

23cm

0.530kg

Cod

36cm

5kg

Rockling 5B

16cm

No record

Dab

23

0.350kg

Sandeel Greater

23cm

0.200kg

Dogfish

45cm

0.850kg

Scad/Horse Mackerel

23cm

0.400kg

Eel Conger

61cm

9.200kg

Sea Scorpion SS

23cm

0.200kg

Eel Silver

????

No record

Shad Twaite

 

0.510kg

Flounder

25cm

0.600kg

Shark Blue

140cm

40kg

Garfish

31cm

0.450kg

Shark Porbeagle

140cm

50kg

Gurnard Grey

18cm

0.270kg

Smoothhound Common

61cm

3.110kg

Gurnard Red

25cm

0.250kg

Smoothhound Starry

61

3.110kg

Gurnard Tub

25cm

1.570kg

Spurdog

61cm

3.550kg

Haddock

31cm

0.870kg

Sole Dover

25cm

0.500kg

Hake

31cm

2kg

Sunfish

 

24kg

Herring

20cm

0.170kg

Tadpole Fish

18cm

0.210kg

John Dory

25cm

1kg

Tope

140cm

14kg

Ling

63cm

5kg

Trigger Fish

25cm

1kg

Lumpsucker

 

No record

Turbot

38cm

3kg

Mackerel

31cm

0.500kg

Weever Greater

25cm

0.250kg

Megrim

 

0.200kg

Whiting

28cm

0.500kg

Monkfish

77cm

9kg

Witch

 

No record

Mullet Golden Gray

20cm

0.220kg

Wrasse Ballan

31cm

1.091kg

Mullet Thin Lipped

31cm

No Record

Wrasse Cuckoo

18cm

0.400kg

Mullet Thick Lipped

31cm

1.400kg

Wreckfish Stone Bass

 

1.550kg

Mullet Red

18cm

0.230kg

 

 

 

Plaice

27cm

1kg

 

 

 

 

Mini Species

SPECIES

Minimum cm

Specimen kg

Anchovy

 

0.02kg

Blenny Tompot

15cm

0.07kg

Blenny Yarrells

 

0.04kg

Cornish Blackfish

 

0.11kg

Dragonet

15cm

0.08kg

Goby Black

10cm

0.02kg

Goby Painted

 

0.006kg

Goby Rock

8cm

0.01kg

Pilchard

 

0.07kg

Pilot Fish

 

0.14kg

Pogge

 

0.02kg

Poor Cod

16cm

0.15kg

Rockling Shore

20cm

0.23kg

Sand Smelt big scale

 

0.02kg

Sand smelt

 

0.01kg

Sea Scorpion LS

15cm

0.10kg

Shanny

15cm

0.08kg

Stickleback 15 spined

 

0.003kg

Topknot

 

0.07kg

Weever Lesser

10cm

0.04kg

Wrasse Corkwing

13cm

0.14kg

Wrasse Goldsinny

10cm

0.05kg

Wrasse Smallmouth

 

0.003kg