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Birch Lake - ETANGS DE BRETON 2020 BOOKINGS

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We still have some vacancies on the Etangs De Breton complex for 2020.

Poplars Lake: £600 per week for exclusive lake and lakeside mobile home use for three carp anglers or the small family.

Birch Lake: £650 per week for exclusive lake and lakeside cabin use for three carp anglers or the small family.

Eagle Lake and Peter's Pool: £650 per week for exclusive use of two lakes and cabin (fifty yards from Peters Pool) for three carp anglers or the small family.

Orchard Lake: £600 per week for exclusive lake and lakeside cabin use for two carp anglers or the small family.

Very quiet and tranquil complex, yet only five minutes drive to shops, bars, beach, etc. In business since 2001.
Fully registered and legal French business, unlike many venues featured on FB, so your holiday is safe.

Contact David at carp-france.com for further information or bookings.

Posted by Paul Selman on 11/01/2020 12:48 Categories : Birch Lake


Eagle Lake & Peters Pool - Eagle Lake: who will catch the first fifty pound carp in 2020?

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Eagle Lake has always been a prolific lake after we excavated the tiny pool to make it much bigger after we purchased it in 2004.

However in the last two seasons we have seen a big increase in the weights of the carp after a sustained winter feeding programme with aquaculture pellets.

The mutiple catches of twenty pound and thirty pound fish have now been replaced with multiple catches of thirty and forty pound carp, with two different carp of 49lb caught by regulars Ben and Josh in 2019. It seems certain that it will produce its first fifty pound carp in 2020. 

The Wels' catfish are growing too with the best at 99lb in 2019, with further nineties and eighties commonplace, plus the odd grass carp which are growing too. 100lb plus cats are also certain in 2020!

We have a few weeks free for 2020 and with the ability to fish Peter's Pool at the same time as it is just a few yards away from the swims on Eagle you have more carp and cats to go at, with commons to 40lb and Wels' to 50lb plus. A totally unique venue!

 

Posted by Paul Selman on 06/01/2020 14:52 Categories : Eagle Lake & Peters Pool, Catch Report


Eagle Lake & Peters Pool - Before and After......

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BEFORE......Douwejan Kloppenburg from Holland fishing Eagle Lake 13 years ago, a couple of years after I had it dug out, excavated and lanscaped.......

AFTER....... a more recent shot of John Gleave fishing the same swim......

Posted by Paul Selman on 08/11/2019 15:29 Categories : Eagle Lake & Peters Pool


Orchard Lake - Would you believe it! Amy Mower takes new Ladies Record Wels!

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Regular visitor Amy Mower from Sudbury, Suffolk, has smashed the Ladies Record Wels' from Orchard Lake with a great fish of 78lb 8oz.
This beats the previous record held by Shelly Withers at 70lb 8oz, who took the record off her daughter Carla by just 8ozs!
Well done Amy, over to you Shelly and Carla!

Posted by Paul Selman on 27/10/2019 15:36 Categories : Orchard Lake


Orchard Lake - Mum takes record off daughter!

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 Shelly Withers from Epsom, Surrey, has landed the Ladies Record Wels' catfish at 70lb 8oz from Orchard Lake.

This beats her own daughters previous record Wels' caught last season from the lake. Carla had a fish of exactly 70lb so mum has beat it by 8oz!

Well done, Shelly! Over to you Carla.......

Posted by Paul Selman on 15/10/2019 10:49 Categories : Orchard Lake


Birch Lake - Seventy is the magic number

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Jonathon Johnson targeted the cats of Birch Lake last week and was rewarded with three over 70lb at 71lb, 72lb and 78lbs.

Using a variety of pellets over big halibuts was the successful bait.

Posted by Paul Selman on 09/10/2019 09:11 Categories : Birch Lake


Woody's Hooked in France - Taz lands a 50!

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 A great start to a new week with a cracking common of 53 9.

Posted by Simon Wood on 06/10/2019 15:24 Categories : Woody's Hooked in France


Woody's Hooked in France - A good week

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 The week started slowly but a change to the recommended house bait and the boys had 19 fish. Some excellent angling. 

Posted by Simon Wood on 05/10/2019 22:14 Categories : Woody's Hooked in France, Catch Report


Orchard Lake - A Ten Year Recommendation!

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Interesting feedback from Ben Atherton from Wigan who has visited the Breton lakes as a man and as a young boy...
Ben writes: "Been coming here since I was 11 for ten years now, enjoyed every single week of it. Camera quality seems to have improved massively since 🤣"

Posted by Paul Selman on 01/10/2019 09:05 Categories : Orchard Lake


Birch Lake - Birch Session by Alex Denzey

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 A very wet few days on Birch but it didn't put us or the fish off.

Fish were caught from all swims, carp mainly in the shallows and middle swim and the cats down in the snags at the deeper end.

Plenty banked and a few lost. A PB cat of 45lb and PB Grassy of 26lb for Rachel. And a PB cat of 78lb for me and although it's not my largest carp ever banked I have a new common PB of 41lb.

Unfortunately our trip was cut short with a family emergency but we loved our stay. Paul was a great host and we will be back.

Posted by Paul Selman on 14/06/2019 08:48 Categories : Birch Lake