ang1General Information:

The vast Anglezarke Reservoir is situated east of Chorley in Lancashire, nestling on the edge of the West Pennine moors. Anglezarke has an area in excess of 190 acres and supplies Wigan with its drinking water.

Known Species:

Thanks to the recent upsurge in popularity in tip fishing, the water is well known throughout the North West and beyond for the bream fishing, with bags in excess of 50lbs a session. It also holds a good head of roach and specimen pike.

Special Conditions:

This Reservoir holds the water for drinking water supplies therefore, in order to prevent pollution, ground baiting of any kind is banned.

  • The use of feeders and maggot loose feed is permitted.
  • No night fishing, dawn to dusk only.
  • Certain areas of the reservoir are set aside for conservation and fishing is not allowed within them, please study the maps and if unsure please ask.
  • During the close season only certain parts of the reservoir are open for fishing.
  • As with all SDAA waters alcohol is not allowed.
  • No dogs.
  • Day tickets must be purchased from the regular outlets before commencing fishing. Tickets are not sold on the banks.
  • No pike fishing allowed for day-ticket anglers.  Anyone carrying a day-ticket found fishing for pike on Anglezarke will be told to leave.


Anglezarke Reservoir is approximately one mile east of Chorley.




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