Sankey Canal, Lower Pound


Location: Off Tyrer Road, Newton -le-Willows, WA12 8SP.

Key Required For Access: No.
Combination Lock Access: No.
Day Ticket Available: Yes.
Fish Species: Bream, Chub, Common Carp, Crucian Carp, Eel, F1 Carp, Koi Carp, Mirror Carp, Perch, Pike, Roach, Rudd, Skimmers, Tench.

Notes: The Lower Pound is approx 600 meters long and this section accommodates 56 pegs. Although the lower pound is mainly for pleasure angling it does have some matches on it, these are junior, ladies and outside club matches.

The stocking levels here are that of a commercial fishery, but without the high cost of daily fishing. When you join the association it works out at less than 10 pence per day.

Day tickets are available from the Londis shop, Bradleigh Rd, opposite the hospital, at a cost of £4.00, tickets must be purchased prior to starting fishing.

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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