Shales Holes


Brinscall, Chorley PR6 8RG, UK

Fishery Information

This fishery is run by Withnell Angling Club.

Shales Holes is a productive water that offers excellent fishing opportunities for anglers. The fishery is home to a variety of species including roach, bream, crucian carp, mirror and common carp, rudd, and perch. Anglers can expect to have a rewarding fishing experience with the potential to catch fish of various types.

What size do the fish go to?

Specific information about the size range of fish in Shales Holes is not provided. However, anglers can expect to encounter a range of sizes for roach, bream, crucian carp, carp (mirror and common), rudd, and perch. The water may hold fish of different sizes, with the possibility of catching specimens of notable size. It’s advisable to consult with the fishery or fellow anglers for more detailed information on the potential size of the fish.

What tactics work well?

Anglers at Shales Holes have reported success using various fishing methods and baits. The water seems to be productive for fish of all varieties, and different methods can be effective. Anglers can try float fishing, ledgering, or using different bait presentations to target roach, bream, crucian carp, carp, rudd, and perch. It’s recommended to experiment with different tactics and adapt based on the prevailing conditions and the preferences of the fish on the day.

What facilities are on site?

Shales Holes features disabled pegs that have been specifically constructed to benefit anglers with disabilities. This ensures accessibility and a comfortable fishing experience for all individuals. Additional details regarding on-site facilities are not provided. It’s advisable to contact the fishery directly to inquire about any other available amenities, such as seating areas, toilets, or refreshment facilities.

Is parking available?

For car parking at Shales Holes, anglers can make use of two nearby areas. The first option is the car park area at Brinscall with the postcode PR6 8RD. The second option is the car park area with the postcode PR6 8UE. Both locations provide convenient parking facilities for visitors to the fishery, ensuring ease of access and convenience.

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