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NATIONAL POOL
Open JUNE 16th to MARCH 14th 

Closed March 15th to June 15th
Postcode CW7 3AL 

Pool size approx. 1.5 acres

NO Night Fishing

Bailiff;  Wayne Robinson: 07421 048796 

A couple of the fish recently stocked in the pool

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National pool has suffered with bad summer algae blooms in the past, this resulted in a oxygen crash 6 years ago oxygen aerators were deployed for several days and nights but unfortunately a lot of the fish were lost.

We are please to announce the pool has eventually had a stocking of fish in early 2022, with several hundred fish being introduced

Though National pool is Definitely still a work in progress.  the pool will be a mixed coarse fishery, a last couple of remaining carp that were seen last summer, but algae still remains a problem so bait must be restricted to small amounts of loose feed only, no boilies or groundbait.

Lily's were planted spring 2021, and its hoped these will the water some cover and restrict the algae growth

The National Pool came onto the WDAA card in 2003. It lies besides the National stretch of the river Weaver and stands within the Weaver Valley Parkway area of Cheshire County Council.The Council lease us the water and they constructed the fishing platforms that surround it.

The pool stands on the site of an old salt works called National works which was demolished some years ago, and is where the pool gets its name from.

 The pool was then dug out and the banks created by the silt deposits from the dredging of the Bottom Flash in the 1970s.

There is a small island in the middle of the pool and the pool is fairly shallow.  The pool now contains a large mix of fish with Bream,Perch, Roach, Rudd, Carp. A car park stands right next to the pool and is accessible via the public 
parkway track at the end of Weaver Valley Road, near Fords of Winsford.  The Council have insisted that the entrance to the car park be permanently locked.  WDAA members can 
find out how to obtain a key on the permits page .This is a popular pool
in the school holidays and at weekends with our younger members. Finally,

please don't transfer fish from the river into the pool and vice versa. The transferring of fish increases the risk of infection and disease and may result in a lifetime ban from the Association and prosecution by the EA..  

Access to the pool is via a gate and track owned by Cheshire West and Cheater council, you will need to get a key from them to open the gate, click below for details on how to get a key.