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Hooked in France - well done taz,almost another 60


Considering the extremely hot weather taz shaw and his friend managed 23 carp topped by a pb 59lb 11oz common,almost our 4th 60 for theyear,fantastic fishing considering the temps,well done taz, see you soon ....more

La Bourgonniere - £200 off per week in September


For September ONLY we are offering £200 off per week. This takes a weeks Holiday for up to 8 people with lakeside accommodation from £1295 to £1095. Weeks available, week commencing 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th, check out our Audio Tour Link which is ....more

Saint Amand Leisure - 222 Carp banked


 Aaron, Gaby & Wayne took the place apart banking an incedible 222 Carp ....more

St Leonards - St. Leonard's


The weather's been extremely hot recently which effects the fishing. It was the back of the main lake that was the main producer of fish last week with best fish to 35lb. The Back Lake has also produced some lovely fish recently with a beautiful 34.04lb zip linear. Please see the gallery for all the ....more

La Bourgonniere - HOT......HOT!!


 The weather in Hambers at La Bourgonniere has been very hot over the last few weeks and the forecast for the next few weeks could see temperatures reach 39 Degrees. We have seen some good fish grace the banks and our guests have been very pleased with the facilities. So, nothing like a relaxin ....more

Hooked in France - Another 60lb


Well done to Paul Merrick on the capture of a fantastic 61LB 8oz common, considering the conditions with winds up to 70kph Paul did really well, he did take a dip in the lake as well but we wont go into that! once again well done Paul ....more

La Bourgonniere - New for 2015


A beautifully restored luxury farmhouse which comfortably sleeps 8 people and offers lakeside accommodation where you can fish for carp to well over 40lbs.   ....more

Etangs de L'Ecurie - Tall Trees - New Venue Record and first 50lb+ Carp


New Venue record and our first 50lb+ fish caught today.  Actual weight 50lb 2oz caught out of our Tall Trees lake which is only on it's 2nd season since we stocked the lake.  Obviously, we are delighted and really pleased for Graham who has completely smashed his PB today. ....more


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Hooked in France


9th time here and it just gets better,awesome week ....more

Hooked in France


Great fishing,great food,great lake ....more

Lac de Laneuville


Great week had a brilliant time, far to hot for the fishing was 30 degrees+ most days, great lodge, great owners ....more

Saint Amand Leisure


superb all round holiday great lake lovely house in superb surrounding big thank you to christof for being a top bloke and helping us with anything we needed would recommend anyone who loves fishing get out there and enjoy look forward to getting back ....more

Vallee Lake 1


Everything was just to good I couldn't fault it at all its the 3rd time to this lake and I would highly recommend it it was my mates james 1st time And He's Already Asking Me When Are We Going Again It's Perfect That It's Not To Far Down The Road From calais It's About 1.5 Hours Max yet Again A Bril ....more

Happy Valley


One superb venue! Really pretty place surrounded by trees. We really enjoyed our visit and will be going back very soon... a great venue if you want to take younger anglers. ....more

Saint Amand Leisure


Had a brilliant week at St Amand the fishing was great, the house was immaculate and had every thing you could need from WiFi to English TV. Christophe who looks after the lake couldn't have been a nicer or more helpful bloke. Would recommend this venue to any one wanting to visit France ....more

The Retreat


Food package was homely - well worth buying. Four members of party had personal bests. Grounds were imaculate and the visit from lucy every morning was great. ....more

La Petite Martiniere


Great place. Absolutely stunning Really lovely people. So helpful and welcoming ....more

St Leonards


Had a lovely week, Steve and Liz were both excellent hosts. Steve was very helpful. Lovely food. The lake is stunning in a lovely setting. Fishing was challenging but mainly down to high temperatures of 37'. Would highly reccomend to anyone. ....more

Hooked in France


lovely week here,lovely hosts,put on about 1/2 stone,great food,great venue thanks alan ....more

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La Bourgonniere - Audio Tour Link now available


 Take a look at our Audio Tour link  ....more

La Bourgonniere - Tour De France passes through Mayenne


We are all getting very excited at La Bourgonniere as the Tour de France is due to pass through Mayenne next week. There is always plenty to see and do at La Bourgonniere for the family or any non anglers. One of the favorites at the moment is heading off to the Abbeys in Mayenne which offer a varie ....more

Etang Rendezvous - w/c 20 June 2015


 Weather: Sunny with partially cloudy/cloudless skies all week. Mainly West to South/West winds. Average air temp 31-34 ⁰c Average water temp 24-26 ⁰c A total of 1,310lb of carp were caught this week plus 7 cats, the biggest of which weighed in at 93lb ....more

Etang Rendezvous - w/c 6 June 2015


 Weather: Hot and sticky all week with a water temperature of 18⁰c - 20⁰c. A total of 3148lbs+ of fish were caught this week comprising the following: Carp – best catch of the week weighed in at 41lb+, and the rest were 4 x 15lb+, 19 x 20lb+, 34 x 25lb+, 11 x 30lb+, 8 x 35lb+ and 2 x ....more

Etang Tissier - Record catfish 84 1/2lb


They on coming,  New record  catfish 84 1/2lb  100lb catfish is not that far away!! ....more

La Bourgonniere - Fantastic feedback after our first guests last week


We are delighted to receive such fantastic feedback after our first guests last week. Our guests commented “World class lakeside accommodation and awesome fishing” The Jacuzzi overlooking the lake also seemed to be a big hit and the luxury kitchen, bedroom en-suites and bathroom mo ....more

Etang Rendezvous - w/c 30 May 2015


 Weather: It rained hard for the first few days and then temperatures of up to 35⁰c and no wind for the next couple of days. A total of 2530lbs+ of fish were caught this week comprising the following: Carp – best catch of the week weighed in at 55lb+, and the rest were 1 x 15lb+, 13 x ....more

Etang Rendezvous - w/c 23 May 2015


 Weather: to be reported. A total of 1,946lbs+ of fish were caught this week comprising the following: Carp – best catch of the week weighed in at 54lb 10oz+, and the rest were 8 x 20lb+, 7 x 25lb+, 8 x 30lb+, 5 x 35lb+, 3 x 40lb+ and 1 x 55lb+ plus 10 pasties Cats – best catch ....more

Etangs de L'Ecurie - Tall Trees - Our First 50lb+ fish


OUR FIRST 50LB+ FISH caught today at 1pm by Graham on Tall Trees - actual weight 50lb 2oz. We're both over the moon and chuffed for Graham, a PB smash for sure. We really didn't expect a 50lb+ just yet, but so happy to have reached that milestone. ....more

Vallee Lake 1 - More & more PB's


With the last two weeks producing fantastic catches we thought it may slow up, however this week has topped them! With an incredible 29 fish over 40lb , including 2 x 60b + , 4 x 50lb , 23 x 40lb + ,71 fish banked !! the average being well over 40lb + and all anglers catching fish over 40lb all rou ....more

Etang des Landes


 New to….'Etang des Landes' An absolutely stunning new addition to the portfolio offering a beautiful 4.75 acre lake in the loire valley for exclusive use for up to 5 anglers. David and Tina will welc ....more

Christmas Message


Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from What a fantastic year it's been, with record numbers of PB's being caught with results getting better and better as the season went on. This year saw the most amount of 60's and 70's being banked, well done to all those who managed their per ....more

So far so good


 It's been a mixed start to the season with some venues having the best start to a season they have ever had, namely Vallee Lake 1 with umpteen 50's and several 60's ( The weather has been unprecedented with the relentless cold weather. For many ....more

Changes to Facebook


So Facebook have been moving a few bits around, this means you won't always get to see our updates, and most importantly what's been banked at all our venues. If you don't want to miss out on our latest news, visit our facebook page and you will see a little cog in the top right hand corner (next t ....more

A little bit more Breathalyser info for you.


As the French Law becomes enforceable in November this year, it's wise to get prepared. Up to now we have found the Alcosense Breathalyser to be the one which is most recommended. Here's a link for more info and how to go about getting hold of one: ....more