The Coveys consist of 6 lakes with 173 pegs in total across the 6 lakes combined.

The Covey Lakes are set over 5 acres of scenic countryside and is Cheshire’s number one match fishing venue. The Covey has been designed with 4 interlocking and 2 individual lakes to form a 173 peg match water! No pegs or rods over lap each other making this a unique fishing water. There is a complex pump system throughout the 6 waters to aerate and provide perfect conditions for these heavily stocked waters comprising of large F1, Mirror, Ide, Commons, Barbel and Chub.

The Coveys are at their deepest 7ft and 10 inches in the shallowest points across and 11 – 14m wide. Ideal for pole fishing with many different styles of fishing which work well consistently producing huge weights all year round, with a record match weight caught on the 10th of September 2015 on Covey 3, peg 52, Ste Openshaw caught 291lbs and 6oz of mirrors, commons and ide by fishing caster shallow and worm down the edge!

Open Matches run all year round on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays. OAP (over 60yrs) and Disabled matches run all year round on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays.

LAKE 1 2 3 4 5 6
PEG No. 1 – 22 23 – 49 50 – 75 76 – 100 101 – 131 132 – 173

A ‘Covey’ is a group of Partridges which is where the name for our match lakes originates from!





Click here to watch a video of the 7lbs fish that Dave Brown Jnr caught in the last few minutes of the Maver Mega Match This Qualifier here at PL (16.07.16) on peg 86 Covey 4 that won him the match with 149.08lbs with a close runner up Lee Bennett on Marsh peg 9 with 145.15 lbs!




Barbless Hooks Only
14s Maximum Hook Size
Above bait bans apply.
In-line method feeders only
No Elasticated Methods – except for Guru X-Safe system
8 pint bait limit per Match.
2 Kilo Ground Bait (In addition to the 8 Pints above)
Two keepnets, or more, must be used from the start in all Matches.
All keepnets to be placed drying on the bank behind your peg and not put in the water until 15 minutes before start of match.
A 66lb limit in each net with fish distributed evenly between nets.
No swinging fish in, a landing net must be used for every fish.
No bait to be thrown in after the Match. Bait Bins are Provided
No pole cups over the water before all in.
No fishing over aerator ropes.
Match official decisions are final.
Offenders will be disqualified.
You may trim any vegetation above the water’s suface, but do not pull any vegetation out of the water. No cleaning of the lake bed before the start of the match.
Please gather trimmed vegetation neatly on the bank.
If there is loose trimming from bailiff works, you may scoop it out with your landing net.