River Mersey


Millers Bridge Industrial Estate, L20 1, Sefton, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Located in the metropolitan borough of Sefton, River Mersey offers amazing opportunities for anglers, whether it be fresh or salt water fishing. This water used to be known as one of the most polluted rivers in the UK, but that has all changed and it is now home to beautiful salmon, flounder, plaice, dab, sole, Conger eel, whiting, cod, rockling, smooth-hound and thornback ray.

What size do the fish go to?

We couldn’t find any information about the size of fish present in this fishery.

What tactics work well?

The most popular method of fishing on this river is beachcasting, which involves using rods over 12 feet able to cast over 5 oz and large reels. Popular baits include black lug worm, squid, sandeel, bluey, mackerel and peeler crab.

Best spots to fish include Liverpool Marina, Otterspool Prom, Seaforth Rocks, Fort Perch Rock, Fisherman’s Wharf and Priory Wharf.

What facilities are on site?

We couldn’t find any information about the facilities available on site.

Is parking available?

Parking is available on site.

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