River Mersey

Discover sea fishing opportunities in Cheshire’s River Mersey through the Port of Liverpool Sea Angling Federation’s new website.

Learn about affiliated clubs, fishing areas, and winter Cod fishing spots like Seaforth Dock and Alex Wall.

Use basic beach or rock fishing gear with black lug and peeler crab bait.

Thornback Ray can be caught in warmer months at Alex Wall with Sandeel or Squid bait.

River Mersey

River Mersey, Cheshire, L20 1, United Kingdom

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River Mersey

About River Mersey

If you’re interested in sea fishing in the River Mersey in Cheshire, check out the new website for the Port of Liverpool Sea Angling Federation (POLSAF). The website has information about affiliated clubs, rules, fishing areas, and more. During the winter, many people enjoy fishing at Seaforth Dock, Alex Wall, and other spots in the Freeport complex for Cod. These areas are safe, secure, and protected from winter storms. You don’t need fancy equipment for fishing here – just regular beach or rock fishing gear will do. The best bait for catching Cod in the winter is black lug and peeler crab. In the warmer months, you might have luck catching Thornback Ray at Alex Wall using Sandeel or Squid as bait.