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etang les autels

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A lake which can offer everything! Carp to mid-fifties, Catfish to over 120lbs, Grass Carp to over 35lbs, Sturgeon to over 40lbs.....All for just £275 per angler per week.

Les Autels is a 5 acre situated in the Loire valley, one hour southwest of Paris. The journey from Calais can take as little as 3 ½ hours if you utilise the auto routes and skirt around the periferique of Paris. Alternatively, you can take the more scenic route, avoiding Paris, and following the west coast of France passing Rouen and Evreux. This may take a little longer but keeps the tolls down to a minimum. Only minutes from the nearest village of Authon-du-Perche, the lake is perfect for the bivvy angler wanting proven prolific fishing.

  • Lake Size : 5 Acres
  • Swims : 10 marked swims
  • Depth : 6-7 feet along dam wall shallowing to 3-4 feet in the margins
  • Carp Stock : Mirrors & commons to over 55lbs.
  • Other Fish : Catfish from 30 to 130lbs, Sturgeon, roach, rudd, perch, tench.
  • Lake Bed : Silt bed with gravel patches
  • Features : Over hanging trees and small island at one end.
  • Access : By car to parking area, vehicle access is not possible around the lake.
  • Night Fishing : Yes
  • Boats Allowed : No
  • Bait boats Allowed: Yes

Etang Autels is a mature tree lined, triangular shaped lake with 10 marked swims. Autels is ideally suited for group bookings or the individual bivvy angler wanting excellent sport on a very productive lake. Swim numbers 1 to 7 are along one bank with pegs 8, 9 & 10 on the opposite bank, facing pegs 1 to 3. Depths range from 6 – 7 feet along the dam wall which runs between swims 1 and 8. The lake gradually gets shallower, becoming 3 - 4 feet deep at the top end. The mature trees provide excellent cover for the
bivvy angler, the over hanging branches providing a hiding place for the large head of carp and catfish lurking in the margins.

There is an English style toilet at the lake with running water.

For showers anglers need to use those situated at Etang Cailleaux (Autels sister lake) which is just a few minutes away.

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Lovely lake, have been twice before so knew what to expect. temp was hot hot hot but stil had 23 twenties, 11 thirties 2 forties and 3 cats over 69.8. also had sturgun, 6 bewteen us, biggest 37 ....more


Good lake stuffed full. All caught with 88 fish banked including carp to 44, sturgeon to 38 and 8 cats over 87. Good fishing but have done better here before. ....more


I have been to this lake 4 times previous to my last visit and the fishing has been amazing! But unfortunatley this times was not so good. 8 people fished the lake and only 14 fish we're caught, we ended upleaving the venue early as it was just not worth staying for. The lake was just not fishing we ....more


had a great time here, first time fishing in france and this venue did not disapoint, very basic but thats what we expected from drive and survive venue ....more


Fished mainly late afternoons and through to early mornings, it was very hot during most of the days and it made the fishing slow. Toilets were acceptable and the showers very hot which were only 5 mins down the road. One local shop in the village seemed to sell everything you need (bit pricey thoug ....more

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