Here are five of the best fisheries in Lancashire

Fishing is a great sport for all ages, we've picked out five places to fish in the region

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Barnsfold Waters Trout Fishery, Barns Lane, Goosnargh, near Preston Barnsfold Waters Trout Fishery is situated in the shadow of Beacon Fell Country Park. Frank and Mary Casson took over the waters in 1984 and developed it into the trout fly fishery it is today. There are two lakes - Barns and Beacon - each with approximately eleven acres, with both lakes offering excellent bank fishing. Their stock of trout include rainbow, brown, blues and tiger trout with a wide range of natural fly life including buzzers, sedge, damsel, hawthorne and pond olive. To book visit or call 01995 61583.
Lakeside Coarse Fishery, Swift House Farm, Bentley Lane, Heskin, near Chorley Lakeside Coarse Fishery is a family run business that was formed in 1997. A now well established fishery, it has 33 pegs on the main water and seven pegs on the smaller water. There are good selection of carp (common, mirror, leather and crusian), roach, rudd, perch along with some good samples of tench and bream. Visit

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Limbrick Fishery, Long Lane, Heath Charnock, Chorley The well maintained fishery of Limbrick, located in the Lancashire greenbelt, offers three amply stocked lakes - a 29 peg doughnut style lake and 16 peg and 15 peg waters. For more information visit or call 07702 730 902.
Mere Lane Fishery, Mere Farm, Mere Brow, Tarleton Mere Lane Fishery is a family run business situated on farmland, in the heart of West Lancashire in a small village called Mere Brow, situated just off the A565 on the outskirts of Tarleton. They have four well stocked lakes available to anglers -Specimen Lake, The Old Course Lake, Silvers Lake and the Doughnut Lake. Each has a unique character and offer great opportunities for anglers young and old. Three of the lakes are available for day tickets with no need to book, just turn up on the day with the correct peg money. All landing nets and mats must be dipped on arrival. For more details visit or call 07834 905555.
Whitmore Fisheries, Bradshaw Lane, Greenhalgh, Preston Whitmore Fisheries hase been established since 1998. They cater for all angler abilities and lots of pegs are accessible for disabled anglers. There are 12 waters to fish from, but it is worth checking online to see which are open at the moment. For more information visit