Lymm AC announce access to three established pools at Manley Old Hall Fishery

The club are pleased to announce three new waters on the Manley Old Hall Fishery. We have shared access to the pools commencing 1st June, fishing from 7.00am till 9.00pm summer months then 7.00am till dusk winter. No night fishing allowed.

Although Manley Old Hall is run as a commercial fishery the waters have a more natural feel to them and are situated in picturesque Cheshire countryside, the only thing in common with your normal commercial set-up is the fish stocks. All three pools have mixed species with carp, tench, crucians, roach, rudd, bream, and perch in all three pools with the added bonus of chub in Cherry Pool. Each pool houses some surprises with the odd 20lb carp present.

There is good access to the waters with several areas were parking behind the pegs is allowed.

The top pool is called Black Poplars, this water is 200 years old and originally a house stood were the pool is now situated. This is the shallowest of the three pools with the average depth 4′ 6″ and has 26 pegs. There is a large head of tench and crucian carp plus plenty of silver fish and is also home to the fisheries biggest known carp.

Manley Old Hall Fishery Black Poplars 002

Manley Old Hall Fishery Black Poplars 001Cherry Pool is the middle water and also the largest and deepest with depths up to 8′. This pool again has 26 pegs and is heavily stocked with mixed species and also holds the largest head of carp. This is a ideal match water and the club is allowed to hold matches on all the waters with a additional £5.00 pegging fee.

Manley Old Hall Fishery Cherry 001 Manley Old Hall Fishery Cherry 002

The bottom pool Silver Birch is a long canal shape water which is something of a unknown quantity as this water has rarely been fished and is rumoured to hold some big carp. At present there are no man made pegs and fishing is on the bank along the track. This water again has descent depths with 6′ – 7′ in places, with 12m across to the far bank.

Manley Old Hall Fishery Silver Birch 001

The fishery rules are situated on the notice board, it is the responsibility of all members to familiarise themselves with the rules below which will be added to the water specific rules in the clubs map book shortly.

Manley Old Hall Fishery Rules

  • No spectators
  • No children under the age of 14 years to be left unsupervised at any time
  • Barbless hooks only
  • Landing nets must be used on all fish
  • Minimum ground bait
  • No bloodworm or joker
  • No nuts or dairy products
  • No keepnets to be used (except during matches)
  • No floating baits
  • Bivvies to the right hand side only
  • Litter to be placed in the bins provided or taken home with you
  • Under no circumstances should any fish be harmed or taken from the fishery anyone seen doing this will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law
  • We reserve the right to eject any person not abiding by these rules

Fishery address and directions

Manley Old Hall Fishery
Sugar Lane
Manley
WA6 9EA
Billy Bristow 07986339955
oldhallfishery@hotmail.co.uk

Directions: M56 junction 14, take A5117 signposted Helsby.
Through traffic lights then first right Primrose Lane.
Up hill to T junction turn right Helsby Road.
To next T junction turn right Manley Road.
1.5 miles right turn at Manley village school (School Lane).
300 yards right Sugar lane.
200 yards fishery on right.

Map of Manley Old Hall

Lymm AC will continue to seek out new venues for it’s members and we hope the latest additions to our portfolio of waters will bring the angling pleasure that they undoubtedly promise!

If you are interested in joining Lymm AC, then all you need to do is simply visit our website at www.lymmanglersclub.com where you will find plenty of information, including a list of all our waters and, of course, details of how to join. We look forward to hearing from you!

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About Grazy

I'm 40 something and rapidly approaching the big 50 but I'm also mad keen angler based in Liverpool. Rivers are my preferred mode of fishing but during the close season I can be found 'sulking' on a still water waiting for the magnificent Tench to take my bait and put a bend in the rod!!

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