Yewtree Road, Allerton, Liverpool, L18 3JD, Merseyside, United Kingdom
Part of one Liverpool’s most glorious parks, Calderstones Park Lake is located in the Allerton region in the south of the Merseyside city. The lake is a peaceful and attractive fishery in a popular public space.
The tree-lined banks are a lovely spot to fish from and along with the rest of the park’s facilities Calderstones caters well for disabled persons and wheelchair users. The park is easy to reach by local public transport or by car.
In the lake are a good head of carp, plus plentiful tench, perch and roach. Less prevalent are sizeable eels and some large, prized bream.
Managed by the local council, the lake is popular with locals of all ages, and is said to provide regular catches of good-sized fish.
What size do the fish go to?
Carp in Calderstones Park Lake reach at least 27lb with some 30lb-plus fish believed to be in the water. Bream can reach 6lb, tench 7lb and perch and roach of 1lb are frequently caught. Eels of 3lb have been recorded.
What tactics work well?
Float fishing is said to be the best method, and ledgering between the islands in the lake finds the biggest of the carp and bream.
What facilities are on site?
As part of a major city park there are full toilet facilities, a café and other amenities within Calderstones Park, although there will be a walk from the fishing lake to use these facilities.
Is parking available?
There is parking space available within the park.