Lathom Fisheries


Burscough, Ormskirk, Lancashire L40 4AH, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

The Lathom Fisheries have been in operation for the past two decades and are open from sunrise until dusk every day of the year. Lathom Fisheries is in a secluded location, away from the bustling yet charming town of Burscough. It features four course lakes supplied with fish throughout the year, with lakes 1 and 4 serving as match lakes.

The day ticket angler can enjoy excellent sport on the match lakes in addition to the abundant fishing opportunities that the match lakes provide for the match anglers. Day passes are available from near the cafe or from the bailiff, who will make multiple stops during the day. The rules of the fishery are posted on the large notice board located in the parking lot.

What size do the fish go to?

Lake 1- Carp up to 20lb, Barbel 8lb, Chub 5lb, Perch 4lb, Roach 3lb, Rudd 3lb, Golden/Green Tench 5lb, Bream 5lb, Golden/Blue Orf or Ide 3lb

Lake 2- Mainly Large Carp up to 32lb, Chub 5lb, Bream 6lb, Barbel 9lb, Tench 7lb

Lake 3- Large F1 Carp up to 10lb, Carp up to 20lb, Chub 4lb, Barbel 2lb, Plenty of Small Roach also Ide and Gudgeon

Lake 4-Large Head of F1 Carp, Chub, Small Barbel, Bream, Tench, Ide

What tactics work well?

Pellet feeder and pellet waggler work well in all the lakes. No floating bread on hooks, no groundbait or boilies, no method feeders, use loose feed only, no splasher or rattler floats, no keep nets unless you are match fishing, and use barbless hooks only.

What facilities are on site?

Steve, the owner and resident Bailiff, is readily available to offer assistance and recommendations on all aspects of fishing. On-site facilities include a cafe that serves both hot and cold meals during the summer months, a toilet block, and disabled access.

Is parking available?

Yes, there is a large car park available.

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