Fishing

There are a number of fishing clubs which have a licence to fish on various stretches of the Canal.

Various species of fish can be found along the Bridgewater Canal including Rudd, Roach, Carp, Perch, Bream, Tench and Pike.

If you would like to fish on the Canal, there are a number of fishing clubs which have a licence to fish on various stretches of the Canal.

The clubs and the stretch of Canal they are responsible for can be found below.

Please ensure you follow the Fishing Code of Practice which can be found here.

Fishing clubs

Lymm Anglers

Waterloo Bridge Runcorn to Waters Meeting Preston Brook

lymmanglersclub.com

Warrington Anglers Association

Preston Brook Tunnel (Preston Brook) to Hulme Hall Bridge Manchester      

Waters Meeting Stretford to A580 East Lancashire Road Morley’s Bridge Leigh. 

Contact Secretary: Frank Lythgoe 01928 716238

Leigh and District Anglers 

A580 East Lancashire Road Morley’s Bridge Leigh to 62 metres East of King Street Bridge A572 Leigh. 

Contact: 01942 604125 or 01942 876163 

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