Chub ("Färna") Overview


Chub - Squalius cephalus

The fern belongs to the carp family.
It is widespread in central and southern Sweden but rarely occurs in any large quantities.
The fern is about the size of the idea and can reach weights of around 3 kilos.

Population

It is relatively common in the rivers Tidan and Svartån.
It prefers flowing water but is also found in lakes.

Size and growth

Farnan rarely exceeds 55 cm. Normal weight is 0.5 kg but can reach up to 2.8 kg.

Record size

Swedish record: 3.5 kg

Most efficient fishing methods

Information below is based upon thousands of real catch reports from the past two years.
Winter
  1. Angling - maggot
Spring
  1. Angling - Bread
  2. Angling - Cheese
  3. Angling - Dead fish
  4. Angling - Shrimp
  5. Spinning - Jig / Soft Bait (fishy)
  6. Fly fishing (two handed) - Flies - Streamers
  7. Spinning - Wobbler small (0-10 cm)
  8. Angling - Mask
  9. Fly fishing (one handed) - Fly - Nymph
  10. Fly fishing (one handed) - Flies - Streamers
Summer
  1. Angling - Bread
  2. Angling - Maize
  3. Angling - Mask
  4. Angling - Cheese
  5. Angling - Manmade / Powerbait / Gulp
  6. Spinning - Spinners between (6-12 grams)
  7. Spinning - Jig / Soft Bait (fishy)
  8. Fly fishing (one handed) - Fly - Nymph
  9. Angling - Dead fish
  10. Angling - Shrimp
Autumn
  1. Angling - Bread
  2. Angling - Mask
  3. Spinning - Spinners large (over 12 grams)
  4. Angling - Shrimp

Chub, Avg. Weight (gr)







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