Sankey Brook

Location: Off Bradleigh Road, Newton-le-Willows, behind the Upper Pound, upstream to Penkford Bridge. WA12 8RB.

Key Required For Access: No.
Combination Lock Access: No.
Day Ticket Available: No.

Strictly Members Only, Permit and Photo ID must be carried at all times.

Fish Species: Barbel, Bream, Chub, Common Carp, Dace, Eel, Mirror Carp, Perch, Pike, Roach, Rudd, Skimmers.

Notes: Newton-le-Willows A.A. control approx 1.25 miles of this up and coming little river downstream of Penkford Bridge. It has some nice glides for trotting with a stick float and some nice fast riffles for feeder fishing. There are shallow and deep holes, overhanging trees and vegetation for holding fish. There are some chub of 3lbs average, roach over the pound, barbel up to 4lbs, dace etc. Travel light so you can move around from swim to swim.

Please be aware: Environment Agency Officials regularly visit our waters and will check your rod licence. Anyone found to be without a current E.A. rod licence will be prosecuted.
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