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The Retreat - Discounted Weeks at The Retreat


Save on  selected discounted weeks at The Retreat. Dates available in March with £300 off. Save £200 in April and £100 off in May and June 2016. Book now to take advantage of these great deals! ....more

Eagle Lake & Peters Pool - Eagle Lake and Peter's Pool Top-Up Carp Stocking for 2016 Seaso


Every year we add a few fish to these two lakes to give our clients new carp to target for the next season. We have just added a few carp including these three cracking fish. The biggest went into Eagle at 36lbs along with another big shouldered thirty. We also popped another thirty into Peters. W ....more

La Bourgonniere - Top-up carp stocking for 2016


For our second season we have just added another 10 hand picked superb carp between 26lb and the biggest topping the scales at just under 35lb for 2016. These fish are all virgin caught carp and have never seen a hook before. They are in absolute pristine condition and came from the same very reliab ....more

Birch Lake - Birch Lake Top-Up Carp Stocking for 2016 Season


Every year we add a few fish to Birch Lake to give our clients new carp to target for the next season. We added a few carp yesterday including these two cracking fish, with the common at 40lbs 8ozs and a stunning half linear at 35lbs. We still have some dates left for 2016 on a water with a superb ....more

Poplars Lake - Top Up Carp Top Up Stocking for the 2016 Season


Every year we add a few more big carp to give our Poplars clients some new fish to target. Yesterday we added some new fish including this great mirror at 44lbs and also a superb common of just over 40lb. We still have some good dates left for next season on a water that also contains several Wels ....more

Saint Amand Leisure - 4 x Forties


Back in October we had a group of 4 young lads fishing days only in the hope of breaking the 40lb barrier. They had a great week and caught between them not one 40lb+ fish but 4 including a new forty at 43lb+. Tom caught 3 of the forties so well done Tom. The lads also had numerous fish between 20lb ....more

Oakwood Fisheries - Path now goes all the way round at Oakwood Fisheries


 We have already started work around the lake this year on the planned yearly improvements at Oakwood fisheries and i am delighted to announce that with the aid of a digger you can now pass the whole way around the lake without having to go up any steps and the carp park has been moved to a cen ....more

Ultimate Lake - October Success at Ultimate Lake


In spite of the drop in temperatures at the lake in mid-October, Pat, Mick, Neil and Liam still had a good week, including a whopping 57.8 mirror. The lads, who are regular visitors to Ultimate Lake, bagged between them: 6 x 30’s to 37lb 4x 20’s to 27lb 51.4lb mirror ....more

St Leonards - St. Leonard's


Lovely 56.12lb mirror from Peg One last week. Well done Mark - some other nice fish too including a 31lb common. ....more

St Leonards - St. Leonard's


The weather really turned this week to Autumn and there's been some lovely fish out. The Picnic Table swim proved to be the most productive with fish from upper 20s, mid to upper 30s and two fish over the 40lb mark. The Back swim was also productive with two of the fish over 30lb and one at 37l ....more


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Les Basses Berthieres


Another 14 top quality mirror's added smallest 24lb , with 2 nice fish of 35lb. 5 fish between 30lb -35lb 5 fish of 25llb - 30lb including 2 x 29lb 9oz and a 28lb 7oz one, so soon should be 30+. Still a few weeks available for some quality sport and 5* accommodation/ ....more

La Bourgonniere


Beautiful house in a very quiet pretty village. The house has everything you could want for and more! Have been to many fishing venues and this is by far one of the best for accommodation. Swims are very close to the house, so very easy fishing too. ....more



Fantastic beautiful plase very good fishing ....more

Orchard Lake


Great week, will return! ....more

La Bourgonniere


I have been travelling to France for the past 20 years fishing numerous lakes. This has the best accommodation by far with a lovely lake to enjoy too. Weather conditions and the brightest full moon I have ever seen conspired against our catch rates but we still had a great family holiday! ....more

Eagle Lake & Peters Pool


See you next year, great venue! High pressure, cold nights kept catfish activity down, but still lost some big ones on carp tackle. ....more

Eagle Lake & Peters Pool


Perfect hosts as always, see you next year, looking forward to it already! ....more

Lake Juvanze - Blue


Excellent as usual. Our 8th visit in 7 years and it gets better all the time. Great hosts who pander to our every need, facilities are excellent and the fishing more so. ....more

Ultimate Lake


very good lake . been there 4 time now and will be going back , mike will do his best to help you food very good should be on muster chef ....more

Hooked in France


Excellent time, Alan & Charlotte really looked after us, the weather was great (but not so great for fishing!!) The Fish are superb specimens and are pristine condition. A great weeks fishing in France ....more

Oakwood Fisheries


Lovely place, welcoming hosts and very peaceful. Fishing was great Food package is a must, brilliant. ....more

Ultimate Lake


We'll run pool,clean and tidy.Mick was very obliging.not many fish showing except for on the willow swim and my mate still struggled their. ....more

Lake Juvanze - Blue


Great lake, great hosts, great food. ....more

Lake Juvanze


Fishing was difficult. Hosts, facilities etc all good, food good. ....more

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La Bourgonniere - Quality Feedback


2015 was our first season at La Bourgonniere and we couldn't of hoped for better feedback (check out the feedback on this website). Thanks you to all those clients last year for your very kind words and also the comments which have helped us improve our venue. Thank you x 2016 is set to be even b ....more

Etang Marolles - Winter Works Party


We welcomed the extra help to kick start the winter works last week and a spot of night fishing was in order...with some great results, 2 x 37lb, 35lb, 32lb & 29lb. ....more

Etang Marolles - What A Year!!!


We closed our doors this season at the end of October and (...we think we are right in saying...) we have not had a single blanker this year. A big percentage of our fish stock now tipping over the 40lb mark, hence the amount of PBs smashed this year. We are already looking forward to 2016 and see ....more

Lakeside View - September is a Hot Month


 It can be hot while you are on your holiday carp fishing in France but i am not just talking about the weather! September this year there were some great catches as the lake fished well with the temperatures still good. Best was 35 carp in a week ranging from lows 20′s up to just under ....more

Ultimate Lake - Catch Report - Kevin, Legs & Steve


Kevin, Legs and Steve had a good week - 26/09 - 03/10, even though the temperatures dropped off: 6 x 20's to 28lb 7 x 30's to 39lb 43.2, 45.8, 46, 46.8, 46.6 and a 47. Thanks guys, pleasure to have you around, look forward to seeing you again. ....more

Etang Rendezvous - w/c 29 August 2015


 A total of 2,706lb+ of fish were caught this week comprising the following; Carp – best catch of the week weighed in at 43lb+, and the rest were 8x20lb+, 16x25lb+, 17x30lb, 6x35lb+ and 5x40lb+ plus a couple of pasties Cats - best catch of the week weighed in at 100lb, and the rest were ....more

Lac de Laneuville - Record week! Two anglers 63 carp


 Record Week.   Pieter and Marc caught 63 carp in their weeks stay at Laneuville . 5 x 40's to 46lb and 41 x 30's 17 x 20's . ....more

Lac de Laneuville - Fishing great for Pieter and family.


Second visit to the lake and Pieter and his mate are catching very well with 16 fish between them in the frst 24 hours including a 40, 12 x 30's What a start to their session. ....more

La Bourgonniere - October and November 2015 - BARGAIN WEEKS


We still have a couple of weeks available in October and will also now be offering La Bourgonniere for November. Exclusive use of the lake and house with Jaccuzi included (£300 reduction offer per week in October and £450 per week in November). Check out our Audio Tour Link at  http ....more

Etang Rendezvous - w/c 15 August 2015


 A total of 4,040lb+ of fish were caught this week comprising the following; Carp – best catch of the week weighed in at 42lb+, and the rest were 13x15lb+, 28x20lb+, 43x25lb+, 19x30lb, 8x35lb+ and 3x40lb+ plus a couple of pasties Cats - best catch of the week weighed in at 117lb 12oz, a ....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