Rowley Lake is a 7 acre mixed coarse fishery situated in parkland on the outskirts of Burnley. A beautiful place to fish, where you would not believe that you were only 1 mile from East Lancashire’s industrial heartland.

Species:

Bream – Plenty of Skimmers with fish up to around 7lb

Carp - Ranging from recently stocked 2lb fish, plenty of mid doubles up to 20lb+

Roach – Fish in the 6oz – 12oz bracket with odd fish to 2lb caught each year

Tench – Fish ranging from around 1lb to 6lb

Perch – Some good Perch up to a reported 3lb

Pike – Quite a few jacks with odd fish to 20lb

 

 

 

 

 

 

Methods

The lakes bream come out regularly to groundbait feeder using baits like maggot, caster, sweetcorn, worm and bread. The small carp come to pellet and waggler and the large carp come to usual carp tactics. Good sport can be had during the summer as the carp come freely to floaters in the right conditions.

The roach come well to pole or waggler tactics using Hemp, Caster or maggot.

Tench are not easily tempted but do come out on float gear close in on early summer dawns and dusks. Best baits are corn, worm, caster and bread.

Pike provide good sport on deadbaits.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directions

From Burnley town centre follow signs for Turf moor football ground. From Turf Moor. Follow the road past the main entrance (Harry Potts Way) carry on approximately ½ mile up a steep hill. At the top of the hill go past a wide road opening on your left. Take your next left signposted Rowley picnic site. Carry on about 1/4mile on this lane to the car park.


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