Coarse fishing in Cumbria and the North West
West Cumbria, Cheshire and Lancashire fishing
Fishing is a great sport for getting away from it all. Here's our guide to a few top fishing spots in the North West of England and Cumbria.
Ellerbeck Farm and Fishery, Brigham, West Cumbria
This was featured on Channel 4's Screaming Reels Good Fishing Guide and has two waters with carp up to 16lb. It also has bream to 10lb, plus roach, rudd, perch, bream, tench and chub, providing good sport even for the beginner. Day tickets are available with cheaper summer evening tickets after 6pm also available.
Tel: 01900 825268
Burton Mere, Burton, Cheshire
Consists of four lakes set in protected woodland on the outskirts of Burton. The waters include: Woodland lake, stocked with carp, tench, roach and catfish; Burton lake, including Carp to 38lb acting as mainly a specimen lake; Willow lake including carp, tench, chub, bream and catfish; and Beech Pool is the main match lake with carp, bream and tench.
Tel: 01513 530115.
Lathom Fisheries, Burscough, Lancashire
The fishery boasts two lakes, situated right next to each other. Both are well stocked with a variety of fish including carp, koi, tench, barbel and roach to up to 3lb. There are also bream, chub, rudd and perch. More than 50 pegs are available in total.
Tel. 01704 893914