Fisheries and Fisheries In Warrington

Warrington in Cheshire offers access to various fisheries that locals and anglers highly recommend from afield. With easy access from the main motorway networks that serve the northwest of England, it is surprising how many places to fish in Warrington offer a quality experience.

With such a wide choice of fishing in Warrington and the surrounding area, and with carp fishing, in particular, being popular, anglers of all levels of experience can find fishing lakes suitable for their skills. Day ticket fishing in Warrington is a convenient way to enjoy a day on the banks of some beautiful and tranquil waters.

If you are local to the area and looking to join a club, the two most prominent are Warrington Anglers and Lymm Angling Club, which are established clubs with many members.

Following are a few of the most highly recommended Warrington fisheries.  

The members-only Moore Quarry is managed by Warrington Anglers Association and occupies a site close to the village of Moore, just a few miles from Warrington itself. A deep old quarry – with water up to 40ft deep – is next to the Manchester Ship Canal and is regarded as a challenge. Carp up to 30lb have been landed here, and there are plentiful double-figure bream and tench, plus roach, pike, and perch. Night fishing can be arranged, and there is parking on site.

Built-in 1824 is Lymm Dam, which is now a major Warrington fishery and easily reached from the A56. Managed by Bay Malton Angling Club, the water varies between 3 and 6ft in depth and is home to carp up to 35lbs, making it a popular destination for Warrington carp fishing. Pike up to 25lbs have also been landed here, and the water is home to catfish, eels, perch, bream, and more species. Lymm Dam is undoubtedly worth visiting if you are looking to fish in the Warrington area.

Cicely Mill Pool is a beautiful fishery some ten miles from Warrington in the form of a shallow weedy pool of no more than 3.5ft. It is managed by Warrington Anglers Association and is members only. Fishing is from dedicated swims, and the carp in the pond are up to 32lbs. Also caught here are roach, tench, bream, and crucian carp. Regulars say the waters are best fished early morning or late evening, and there is parking on site.

These are just a few fine fisheries that you can find close to Warrington in Cheshire, and further exploration will reveal many more.