dawrenGeneral Information

Our stretch of the Darwen is from the Winery Lane bridge round onto the River Ribble for about 175 metres.

Known Species

Quality chub and roach are present. This water is a excellent winter venue especially when the main river is carrying extra water.

Please note that this stretch is tidal, care is needed as the water rises.  Fishing is from dawn till dusk only. NO Night Fishing. Please note this is a members only water - we don't sell day-tickets for this venue.  This water is subject to the traditional close season (15th March to 15th June, inclusive). Please do not fish during this period.


Postcode for SatNav:  PR5 4AR

Access to Winery Lane and Capitol Way is at the traffic lights near MacDonalds.  Proceed beyond the mini-roundabout to Winery Lane once inside the Capital Centre and bear left.  Follow Winery Lane to the small bridge over the River Darwen, from where you have access to the length we control.

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