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If fishing is your game and you're angling for a great catch, then get your tackle together and settle on the banks of one Salford's best fishing spots - but don't forget to buy a licence from the environment agency or from your local post office.

  • Blackleach Country Park, John Street, Walkden.
    Tel: 0161-790 7746 or email
  • Boothstown Marina, Boothstown, Worsley.
  • Brindleheath Lagoons, next to Cobden Street Tip, Salford.
  • Clifton Country Park, Clifton House Road, Clifton.
    Tel: 0161-793 4219 or email
  • Salford Watersports Centre, Salford Quays.

If you know of any other great places to fish in Salford let us know.

Angling clubs

Boathouse Angling Society fish at The Old River Course in Irlam.

Contact: Bob Morris on 01204 796278 email:

Broughton Angling Club (Juniors) use Bowker Dale, Ashenhurst Reservoir, Middlewood Scout Camp (Boothstown), Sinnester and Roach View.
Contact: Dave Pickard on 07799 305141 email:

Swinton & Pendlebury Anglers Club use Queensmere Lodge in Clifton.
Contact: Bob Docherty  Tel: 0161 727 8913

The above clubs are affiliated to Salford Sports Council. 

Fishing tackle and bait suppliers

Fishing Republic
19, Rutland St, Swinton, M27 6AU
Tel: 0161 794 8001

Freshwater Angling Suppliers
415 Chorley Road, Swinton, M27 9UQ
Tel: 0161 793 6805

Swinton Angling Centre
57, Worsley Rd, Swinton, M27 5NE
Tel: 0161 7942784

Worsley Angling Centre
40 Worsley Road North, Worsley, M28 3GW
Tel: 0161 799 9248

British Bait Supplies
Sterling House, 692, Bolton Rd, Pendlebury, M27 6EL
Tel: 0161 7284400  

Course fishing along the canal

Fishing at Clifton Country Park

Blackleach Country Park

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