Fishing Near Me | Top 5 Specimen Perch Fishing Venues

Struggling to land a monster perch from your local river and want to see what a 3lb plus perch actually looks like? Then you may want to take a look at this list of venues that hold a specimen stripey for you to land. 

HAMPTON SPRINGS, Hampton Malpas, Cheshire

Fishing close to the islands on Alice Springs will put you in with a chance of finding a perch nudging 4lb. Try the straight lead or waggler with maggots and worms.

 01948 820789, Postcode: SY14 8AD,

STAFFORD MOOR, Dolton, Devon

The vast majority of the waters here have produced perch over 3lb although Pines Lake is without a doubt the pick of the bunch at the moment.

01805 804360, Postcode: EX19 8PP,


A 5lb perch is a dream specimen but visit the Old Canal and it could become a reality. Snags down the margins and against the island provide the perfect swim.

01792 885699, Postcode: SA4 8QG,


Island Pond, The Basin and Club Canal have all produced perch over 4lb in the past. Use a straight lead or long pole over minimal feed.

01253 836224, Postcode: PR4 3HQ,

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WOODSIDE FISHERY, Kidderminster, Worcs

Island Pool is a popular hotspot with specimen anglers after perch over 4lb. Prawns are a fantastic bait when presented at close range.

01299 270565, Postcode: DY14 0BU,