Coarse Fishing


We have a fine selection of fishing tackle and fresh bait to cover all your needs. We are stockists for MAVER, FOX, SHIMANO, DAIWA, DRENNAN, PRESTON INNOVATIONS, KORUM, MIDDY, KORDA and have a fine selection of fresh bait and groundbaits stocking VAN DEN EYNDE, DYNAMITE, SONUBAITS and ALDERSONS.

HODDLESDEN RES & JUMBLES RES, are natural waters with good stocks of bream, roach, perch, carp & pike. Open Membership with Day tickets available from our shop. A Fishing Licence must be produced when purchasing your ticket, 12-16 year olds must show proof of their licence. Tickets are £5.00 per person, CASH only card payments are not acceptable. No Licence No Ticket.

DINGLE RES, Sunnyhurst Woods, Darwen. The Dingle has 2 waters stocked with carp, tench, bream, roach, perch, chub & trout. Open Membership Day tickets are available from the club. Contact names are available from our shop.

WITHNELL ANGLING CLUB. Have numerous waters including a stretch on the River Darwen, the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Roach Bridge, Brinscall Baths, Rakes Brook, Junior Lodge and the Cricket Field. For details on how to join the club visit their website at

BRADSHAW FISHERIES, BOLTON. BL2 4JW. 9 well-stocked Lakes Day Tickets available on site. One of the Premier Commercial Fisheries in the North West.

CUNNERIES FISHERY, ECCLESTON. PR7 5RP. Good head of carp & barbel.

CATTERY FISHERY, ECCLESTON. 3 lakes stocked with Tench, Roach, Perch, Orfe, Ide, Hybrid, Gudgeon, Chub, Carp, Bream, Barbel. Cafe on site.

DEVINE, FISHERY, ACCRINGTON BB5 2BR. Good head of fish including carp, barbel chub, bream & crucians.

FAIRHAVEN FISHERY, FARINGTON MOSS. PR26 6PN. Well stocked with carp & barbel.

GERMAN LANE FISHERY, EUXTON. PR7 5NE.  Well stocked with carp & tench.

RIVER RIBBLE acclaimed as one of the best fishing rivers in England. There is quality fish to be caught in its middle and lower reaches – with big barbel and chub waiting to challenge your skills with rod and line.

For other fisheries in the area check out the ‘Where to Fish’ website at


  1. naplessaltwaterfishing

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    1. Derek

      Thank you for your comments , they are much appreciated. I f you have any information or photos of your fish that you have caught please send them to my email address and we will considering putting them on our site.

      kind regards
      Darwen Angling centre

  2. Ken

    Hi the fishery shown in the photograph looks a nice place – which one is that please?

    1. Derek

      If it’s the one on the coarse fishing page it’s one that was taken off the internet so I do not know where it is. Sorry.

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