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Eagle Lake & Peters Pool Courtesy of Wel's Catfishing Community on Facebo

06/05/2019

John Hague writes: I joined this site to hopefully improve my catfish knowledge. Last year I fished my first cat lake in France and managed 5 cats on carp gear with a pb of 59lb 12oz and lost six. After that trip I felt I was never really in control of the cats and hadn’t maximised the poten ....more


Eagle Lake & Peters Pool Three PB carp: 13 years apart!

18/10/2017

Keith Lansley from Swindon first visited Etangs De Breton in 2004, when Peter Biles (after whom Peter's Pool on the complex is named) was the bailiff. He left in 2004 with a personal best mirror carp of 39lbs from Poplars Lake. In 2017 Keith returned and left this time with a new personal best mir ....more


Eagle Lake & Peters Pool Our Regulars!

04/01/2017

We have always had a lot of clients from the North West of England. This is probably because complex owner Paul has strong links with that area. He was North West Regional Organiser for the Carp Society for many years and his North West Diary was a regular feature in Carp-Talk for almost a decade. ....more


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Tenth Anniversary Success!

04/07/2019

Neil Horwell from Swindon has been coming to the lakes for ten years now. It is only fitting for that loyalty to be rewarded on his Tenth Anniversary visit this week that he has quickly landed three good mirrors from Eagle Lake with a new personal best of 44lb 2oz, another at 42lb 2oz and 30lb. We ....more


The Capture of Dave

02/07/2019

The Nixon clan from Baxenden of Matthew, George and Fred arrived on Eagle Lake and Peters Pool on Saturday and got straight into the fish. At 5.30am Sunday, they found themselves attached to a big Wels' and being regulars to the venue thought it best to take to the boat for the best chance to land ....more


Wayne on a Roll!

14/06/2019

Evertonian Wayne Cheney from Swindon has had two personal bests towards the end of his session on the in-form Eagle Lake and Peters Pool. After a run of catfish Wayne had a carp of 34lbs then a pb Wels' of 76lb 9oz and followed that up with a new personal best mirror carp of 43lbs! Boilies from Hi ....more

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Eagle Lake and Peters Pool are located mid-way between the two towns of Vitre and Laval, a few minutes drive away a the pretty Bretagne village. The lakes are situated in private fenced grounds on the edge of a forest, and down a little-used country side-road.

The lakes are just one and a half hours drive away from St Malo - this is all by motorway and there are no tolls. The lakes are two and a half hours from Caen and three hours from Le Havre, and three hours from Cherbourg - again no tolls. Calais is 5 hours away by new motorway.

You and your party of up to three carp anglers or the small family will have exclusive use of the two lakes and the cabin accommodation during your stay.

  • Lake Size : 2.5 acres + 1.25 acre
  • Swims : 3 marked swims
  • Depth : 6 feet at the deepest, average of 4 feet.
  • Carp Stock : huge stock of carp to over 45lbs, numerous 30lb plus.
  • Other Fish : many catfish to over 77lbs, roach, tench, perch, American perch and grass carp.
  • Lake Bed : Hard bottom with silt patches..
  • Features : Island and reed bars.
  • Access : Firm grassy banks, vehicle access to chalet.
  • Night Fishing : Yes
  • Bait Boats Allowed: Yes, strongly recommended.
  • Rowing Boats Allowed : Yes
  • Dogs allowed: Yes

Eagle Lake has been stocked with around 200 fish, mainly mirror carp and some commons. There are many 20's and 30's to mid-40's together with some Wels' catfish to 77lbs plus.

Peter's Pool has been stocked with approximately 60 carp which are mainly 20's and 30's with the best fish over 40lbs. There are some lovely big commons.

Both waters are prolific fisheries with multiple catches of carp and cats every week.

There are three permanent purpose built gravel swims, which are just a few yards apart from each other making this the perfect social venue.

Eagle Lake has an island, a reed bar and several small bays. The margins are reed-lined, with overhanging shrubs and trees. There are also some soft weedbeds. Peter's Pool is square-shaped and also has reed beds, plus overhanging bush margins with some soft weedbeds. The depths on both lakes average four feet with the deepest point of six feet along the dam wall on Eagle lake and the six foot depths by the outflow pipe on Peters Pool. 

Bait boats are recommended, and a one man rowing boat is provided.

 

The accommodation is just fifty yards away from Peter's Pool.

The living area is equipped with table and chairs, bed settee, a small kitchen sink with storage cupboards, fridge, freezer, gas cooker and oven, microwave, English TV/DVD.

A double bedroom is accessed via the ensuite bathroom and contains a double bed, wardrobe, bedside tables, accessed via an en-suite bathroom, with shower, toilet, wash hand basin etc

.Outside is a large gravelled area for chilling out with barbecue furniture, a barbecue and parking.

The accomodation is designed for the fisherman who wishes to take his wife or partner/small family with him or to provide comfortable accommodation for bivvy-based parties.

Unhooking mats and a small one man boat is supplied for baiting up and placing rigs if you wish, although a bait boat is recommended.

The log cabin accommodation is just fifty yards away from Peter's Pool.

The living area is equipped with table and chairs, bed settee, a small kitchen sink with storage cupboards, fridge, freezer, gas cooker and oven, microwave, English TV/DVD.

A double bedroom is accessed via the ensuite bathroom and contains a double bed, wardrobe, bedside tables, which is accessed via an en-suite bathroom, with shower, toilet, wash hand basin etc

.Outside is a large gravelled area for chilling out with barbecue furniture, a barbecue and parking.

There is a separate plastic shed provided for the storage of tackle.

The accomodation is designed for the fisherman who wishes to take his wife or partner/small family with him or to provide comfortable accommodation for bivvy-based parties.

 

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08/06/2019

Fantastic weeks fishing, the best year we’ve had on here with catching 60 plus fish ....more


20/04/2019

Great week! ....more


22/09/2018

Thank you very much for another great week. Will see you next year! ....more


08/09/2018

See you next year! ....more


15/09/2018

Quality fish! ....more

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