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11/11/2010

I had the privilege to spend a week at Paul Hawkins Fishylake. It was one of the worst weeks for the weather for years in France. The weather was bad but the fishing was great! I am in a wheelchair all of the time, so things needed to be wheelchair-friendly, and it was. Most lakes have one swim f ....more

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We are delighted to be in partnership with France’s first fishery to be awarded a gold category 2 commercial award from the British Disabled Angling Association (BDAA) with regards the facilities and access for disabled people. Please see their website www.bdaa.co.uk for further information.

Fishylake is a family run carp lake which caters for disabled and able bodied people alike. The fishery is also environmentally friendly. They use solar panels for electricity and have a specially adapted toilet which is both environmentally and disabled friendly.

Fishylake is around 3 acres with most banks treelined and is the perfect size for up to 4 anglers. It has variable depths of 3 to 7 feet and a firm bed with silt patches with a good variety of lillies in the quiet areas of the lake, where the fish can retreat to.

There is a cabin which includes a kitchen and large wet room and toilet, all of which have been built to the specific requirements of the BDAA. Along side this is a 1 bedroom chalet which comprises twin beds and washing facilites which also meets the requirements of the BDAA.

  • Lake Size : 3 acres
  • Swims : 5 (max of 4 anglers)
  • Depth : 3 - 7 feet
  • Carp Stock : large stock up to 40lbs
  • Other Fish : Catfish, Grass carp to 30lbs, excellent coarse range.
  • Lake Bed : Firm clay bed with silt patches
  • Features : Lily pads, over hanging margins and reed bads.
  • Access : Designated parking area. Vehicle access is possible to all swims.
  • Night Fishing : Yes
  • Boats Allowed : No
  • Bait Boats Allowed: Yes
  • 1 Bedrrom lake side lodge

Fishylake is around 3 acres with most banks treelined and is the perfect size for up to 4 anglers. It has variable depths of 3 to 7 feet and a firm bed with silt patches with a good variety of lillies in the quiet areas of the lake, where the fish can retreat to.

There is a cabin which includes a kitchen and large wet room and toilet, all of which have been built to the specific requirements of the BDAA. Along side this is a 1 bedroom chalet which comprises twin beds and washing facilites which also meets the requirements of the BDAA.

There is a cabin which includes a kitchen and large wet room and toilet, all of which have been built to the specific requirements of the BDAA. Along side this is a 1 bedroom chalet which comprises twin beds and washing facilites which also meets the requirements of the BDAA.
 

 

Fly-Drive Option (Airport Pickup from Limoges and Tackle Hire)
 
3 x rods, bivvy, bedchair, rod pod, landing net, unhooking mat and weigh sling.
 
You will need to bring your own reels, buzzers and indicators, sleeping bag, terminal tackle, scales, torch, clothing and personal belongings.
 
The airlines which fly into Limoges are Ryanair (Stanstead/East Midlands/Liverpool) and Flybe (Southampton)

The cost of flights are not included in our prices, and it is your responsibility to arrange suitable flights (allowing pickup from the airport on Saturday and drop-off the following Saturday).
 

 

Should you wish to order the food package and did not do so at the time of booking please make sure this is ordered no less than one week prior to arrival.
 

FOOD PACKAGE - £130 per week per person.
includes:
 
Full English Breakfast including coffee, tea or orange juice OR Breakfast Baguette
 
Afternoon tea consisting of tea or coffee with a slice of homemade cake.
 
Large selection of evening meals, including barbeques and Sunday roasts followed by dessert, accompanied with either a glass of wine or a beer.
Please let us know if you have any allergies or dislike certain food.

Bait available on site
 

PARTICLES - per kg
Maize
 
4 euros
Barley
 
4 euros
Hemp
 
5 euros
Wheat
 
4 euros
PELLETS - per kg
3mm
 
3 euros
7mm
 
4 euros
10mm
 
4 euros
15mm
 
5euros
BOILIES
 
 
Tutti Frutti 18mm
per kg
10euros
Pop ups 18mm
small pot
12euros

EQUIPMENT HIRE
We have a wide range of equipment for hire. Everything from bivvies to rods excluding terminal tackle.
All of superb quality. From as little as £8 a day per person for a 2 rod system.
Unhooking mats and weigh slings are provided free of charge and must be used at all times.

Disabled Access Tackle Hire Available 3 Food Package Available 1 Bait Available Exclusive Booking Available 4 40lbs 50lbs enquire compare

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