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Another week of good weather with a bit of rain and getting a bit cold at night. The Canfields caught 21 carp up to mid thirties, lost 5, plus a large catfish got away, again! Dean's dad, Terry Canfield, broke his PB 3 times over the week - he was very happy as he only fished the days. Loved the ....more
Great weather continued. Mark and Dave landed over 21 carp, including a smashing common weighing in at 39.12 - just a tad under 40lbs! Moving the cats to the Chateau Lake - 2 cats at 27lb and one at 62lb. ....more
Another week of good weather with a bit of rain and getting a bitr at night. The Canfields caught 21 carp up to mid thirties, lost 5, plus a large catfish got away, again! Dean's dad, Terry Canfield, broke his PB 3 times over the week - he was delighted as he only fished the days. Loved the food ....more
Ben and Glenn arrived from Belgium with their families. They'd been let down by another venue days before the start of their holiday so were really lucky to find we had not only space - but they had the whole of the Galleon Lake to themselves. They were able to cast wherever they wanted and had a g ....more
Mike King & family. Another great week fishing the Galleon Lake and Unicorn Lake. A great opportunity for the lads to fish with their dads. Island lake providing a great nursery for the up and coming anglers - packed with easy to catch wild carp. Not a prolific week, but some lovely fi ....more
9 - 16 August has been a great week for Sandhurst Baits group. The first morning Harry caught his first ever cat - 50 lbs. The 2 girls then showed their lads how to catch! Charlene caught 6 carp from the Unicorn the second night and Jacky was a close runner up on swim 5 of the Galleon. In fact swim ....more
Located in southern Brittany, the Galleon Lake at Les Kaolins is a stunning 15 acre carp lake. Set in 85 acres of unbelievably peaceful and private parkland, Les Kaolins is the perfect venue for your carp fishing holiday. The Galleon Lake supports a superb mix of leathers, commons, mirrors, wild carp and several large catfish. Facilities & food are second to none. You can bivvy, camp, bring your motor home, hire our mobile home or a 10 bed gite with private heated swimming pool! Only 1.5 hrs from nearest port. NO TOLL ROADS in Brittany!
Lake size: 15 acres
Depth: 2 - 24 Feet
Carp: Well over 300 up to 50 lbs
Other fish: 12 catfish to 65 lbs, large pike, roach and perch
Features: Complex lake bed, sandy bottom, overhanging margins & shelves
Access: Excellent access. Parking area. Vehicle access to most swims
Night Fishing: Yes, lakes are spring fed, no licence required
Row boats allowed: No as already supplied by lake, with life jackets
Bait boats allowed: Yes
Lads & Dad's weeks
The Galleon lake is 15 acres with depths of 3 to 21 feet. Sandy base, with shelves and features. Surrounded by mature woodland, providing a stunning environment in which to relax and fish. Amazing wildlife ncluding deer, kingfishers, owls, buzzards & kites and more!
The generous swims, 5 doubles and 5 singles, are widely spaced giving each angler ample water. The Galleon Lake had a natural stock of carp which included leathers & fully scaled - numbers& weights unknown. In 2010 we added 300 carp, mirrors and commons, ranging from 15 - 44 lbs. Plus a dozen large catfish up to 65 lbs.
• Shower block: ladies & gents; 5 toilets, 4 showers, 4 wash hand basin, hand dryers & huge mirror for the ladies. Cleaned daily,
• Anglers kitchen in the Château: well equipped, kettle, cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, refectory table, cutlery, crockery mugs etc. Tea and coffee supplied.
• Freezers for bait
• Electric points with english sockets for charging batteries
• Table tennis tennis table and dart board
• Food packages supplied in the Château or at your swim
• 6 bed Mobile home overlooking Château Lake
• Gite with private heated pool, sleeps 10, also available 400 yards from the lakes.
• Availability for motor homes & camping away from the lakes
What a choice!
Bivvy by one of our lakes
Bring your own tent, caravan or motor home
Showers, toilets and kitchen
House with private heated pool sleeps 10
Luxury Santana mobile home accommodating up to 6, with stunning views over the Château lake.
Delicious meals, home made and freshly prepared by ex-gourmet chef Terry & served in the Chateau kitchen or by the Chateau lake or brought to your swim.
£125 - weekly breakfast & evening meal. If you wish to have just an occasional breakfast or evening meal, breakfast is £6 and evening meal is £18.
Fried or continental breakfast:
Continental: Apple juice, cereal, croissant, plus toast and homemade jam and tea or coffee.
Fried: Bacon, egg, sausage, beans, tomatoes, plus toast and homemade jam and tea or coffee. If you prefer breakfast at your swim we will bring you a french stick packed with your choice of ingredients from the breakfast menu.
Saturday: Lasagne, Fruit Crumble & cream or custard
Sunday: Pork Chops, mashed potatoes, carrots & gravy. Apple cake & cream or custard
Monday: Creamy Chicken Breast & rice & peas. Ice Cream
Tuesday: Spaghetti Bolognaise & Garlic bread. Fruit Pie & cream or ice cream
Wednesday: Chicken Pie, boiled potatoes & carrots. Treacle tart & cream or ice cream
Thursday: Shepherds Pie & peas & gravy. Crème Caramel & cream or ice cream
Friday: Turkey, roast potatoes, peas and carrots. Surprise Pudding & cream or ice cream
* The menu may vary slightly due to seasonal availability
* Tea or coffe or drink with meals
* Wheat alergies and vegetarians catered for, please advise in advance.
PARTICLES - per kg
£1 per Kg
£1 per Kg
Comfy 8 legged bed chair: £10
Hire of unhooking mat, weigh sling & landing net: £6
Refundable deposit for the mat net and sling: £30
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