Westlake (Clayhole)


63 Lulworth Dr, Hindley Green, Wigan WN2 4QU, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

This fishery is run by Wigan District Angling Association.

Located near Hindley Station off Highfield Rd, these two waters offer excellent sport for anglers seeking a quiet day of fishing. The Square Lodge and the Deep Pit provide diverse angling opportunities with their varying depths. The Square Lodge is approximately 4 feet deep, while the Deep Pit ranges from 3 feet to around 12 feet deep in the middle. Both waters are well stocked with crucian carp, tench, bream, roach, and perch, making them popular among local anglers. The on-site bailiff is available most days to assist anglers in choosing suitable swims and is also authorized to issue day tickets to non-members.

What size do the fish go to?

The Square Lodge and the Deep Pit hold a range of fish species including crucians, tench, roach, bream, and perch. Specific size information for these fish is not provided, but they can offer good sport and potential for varied catch sizes.

What tactics work well?

Anglers are encouraged to employ a variety of techniques and experiment with different baits to target the desired species effectively. Common tactics for crucians, tench, roach, bream, and perch can include float fishing, feeder fishing, and using appropriate bait choices based on the conditions and angler’s preferences.

What facilities are on site?

It is recommended to contact the fishery or consult the bailiff for information regarding available facilities at the Square Lodge and the Deep Pit.

Is parking available?

Anglers are advised to inquire about parking arrangements when visiting the Square Lodge and the Deep Pit. The fishery or the bailiff may provide further guidance on parking options.

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