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Vallee Lake 1 - Main Lodge availability for 4th - 11th September 2015.


This is your opportunity to book yourself onto Vallee Lake 1 in the Main lodge with the most sought after swims of double peg 1 and single peg 2. With Carp breeching 60lbs regularly from these swims there's no surprise that this is the only available date for this season. To get an exclusively UNB ....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

Eagle Lake & Peters Pool - Tony Walker Banks Eagle Lake Record Cat!


Tony Walker had an excellent week on Eagle Lake from 23/5 30/5 landing some great carp and cats. The highlight for Tony was landing this new lake record cat at 77lbs. The big moggy was christened 'Two Poles' after breaking two landing net poles! ....more

Birch Pool Retreat - New Lake Record


60lbs 2oz Common.... Backed up with a 56lbs Common too, oh and the Grassie at 21lbs. Well done David — celebrating a New Lake Record   ....more

Etang Tissier - Lake Record Cat


New Catfish record at Etang Tissier at 82b 4oz. Well done to Adrian hauling this beast in from the Willows Swim.   ....more

St Leonards - The Latest


Some lovely fish out again last week with best weights of 48lb, 41lb, 38lb and some nice mid 30s and upper 20s.   ....more


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Hooked in France


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

Willow Lake


Very nice place. Longiere good but needs a little TLC. Cooker needs good clean,, apart from this very good. Lake had a lot of weed. on which made a little difficult to fish. Overall the holiday was good one. ....more

Happy Valley


2nd Trip to Happy Valley, cracking fishing, beautiful lake and great hosts. ....more

Orchard Lake


Excellent hosts as always. Food out of this world, couldn't ask for anything better, best trip yet! ....more

Lake Juvanze


Amazing place, great hosts, fish in mint condition. ....more

Lake Juvanze


We all thoroughly enjoyed our week. The fishing was difficult at times but when the fish did feed we caught some great fish. Jack and Jeff looked after us and kept us fed and watered. The food was very good as always. The lakes are clean and tidy and the shower and toilets are kept clean. the fish a ....more

La Bourgonniere


What a fantastic place we couldnt have picked a better venue. Its located in a lovely little village and its so quiet. The accomodation is nothing short of 'world class'. I have stayed in differnet venues fishing all over France but this is definetly the best one yet and the fishing was awesome! ....more

Hooked in France


Had the most exceptional week at Hooked in France. Alan is such a great guy (& host) and made me feel really welcome... I would recommend this venue and I will to all my friends... I cannot wait to go again... ....more

Lake Juvanze - Blue


Good lake with great hosts. Fishing was tough but we managed to catch some good fish. Can't wait to come back. ....more

Lake Juvanze


1. The lake is great with many features to fish to. 2. The hosts (what can I say) were top notch, Jeff and Jack were helpful, informative and friendly throughout. 3. The food package was great & helped a fantastic week. Jack is a great cook and portions were good. 4. We found the fishing hard but ....more

Hooked in France


Due to extreme weather with winds of up to 70km the lake fished hard but wow i caught the fish of a lifetime, Alan is a lovely genuine man and great host ....more

Les Basses Berthieres


What a fantastic place you have. Nice looking lake with lots of features to fish to. Top class accommodation, could not ask for anything more on our first visit. ....more

Birch Lake


Cheers Paul and Hazel, great hosts! ....more

Les Burons


: Now you have power in sheds lot better. Don’t think Rob likes our company every time we come over he goes back to England. Lovely time great hosts as usual ....more

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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

Etangs de L'Ecurie - Tall Trees - 41lb L'Ecurie Mirror


 A beautiful pristine 41lb L'Ecurie Mirror, caught yesterday afternoon by Chris on Tall Trees. What a stunner (the fish :) )! ....more

The Retreat - Lake Record at The Retreat


Congratulations to Mike& Craig Shepherd who visited The Retreat the last week in April and caught the lake record Common at 41lbs, commenting that it was the strongest fighting fish they had ever caught! Strageties which helped were fishing from margins using a bait boat with high beds of bait. ....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