Common rudd ("Sarv") Overview

Common rudd - Scardinius erythrophthalmus

Roach is similar but has coral red fins, often mässingsgul body color.


Rudd are in southern and central Sweden up to Medelpad (Indal river) and along the East Coast and on Gotland.

Size and growth

Life span: 20 years.

Record size

Swedish record: 1.7 Kg.

Most efficient fishing methods

Information below is based upon thousands of real catch reports from the past two years.
  1. Angling - Shrimp
  2. Angling - Mask
  3. Spinning - Spinners between (6-12 grams)
  1. Angling - Mask

Common rudd, Avg. Weight (gr) Mellansjön Värmdö (Mellansjön Värmdö)

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