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Ultimate Lake Catch Report - Kevin, Legs & Steve

05/11/2015

Kevin, Legs and Steve had a good week - 26/09 - 03/10, even though the temperatures dropped off: 6 x 20's to 28lb 7 x 30's to 39lb 43.2, 45.8, 46, 46.8, 46.6 and a 47. Thanks guys, pleasure to have you around, look forward to seeing you again. ....more


Ultimate Lake Chris Gets 54.6lb PB at Ultimate Lake

13/05/2015

Chris, Ian, Lee & Steve spent a great week fishing Ultimate Lake last week, pulling 46 stunning carp, including a PB for Chris called 'Pearl' at 54.6lb! Chris - 28lb, 24.5lb, 44.6, 28.10, 38.9, 26, 23, 33, 39.1, 29.7, 54.6lb, 17, 46.6, 40lb Steve - 35lb, 43.5lb, 30, 31, 17, 30, 50.1, 17.5 ....more


Ultimate Lake Featured Catch

06/05/2015

Ultimate Lake consistently lives up to its name, delivering some of the most stunning carp in France week after week. Snap up one of the last remaining weeks of this season, or reserve your spot for next year.   ....more


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61lb Lake Record

25/03/2016

 Well done to Ash who's smashed the lake record with a cracking 61lb Mirror ....more


October Success at Ultimate Lake

05/11/2015

In spite of the drop in temperatures at the lake in mid-October, Pat, Mick, Neil and Liam still had a good week, including a whopping 57.8 mirror. The lads, who are regular visitors to Ultimate Lake, bagged between them: 6 x 30’s to 37lb 4x 20’s to 27lb 51.4lb mirror ....more


12th - 19th September NOW AVAILABLE

03/09/2015

Due to a last minute cancellation, Ultimate Lake has become available for exclusive use or on an individual basis at a reduced rate. We can offer exclusive use for up to 8 anglers for £1200, that's over £1000 saving! Contact us on 01455 220390 for more information or email us: info@car ....more

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Are there cabins behins every swim?

There are Bivvy Cabins behind 8 of the swims each with a bed chair in. You can still bring your bivvy and set up in front of the cabins if you wish or you can set up where there isn't a cabin - the choice is yours.

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Ultimate Lake is in the Loire valley, bordering on Normandy and is just under a 4 ½ hour drive from Calais, 1 ½ hours from Caen and only 1 ½ hours from St. Malo. Gorron is only 8km away where there are 2 supermarkets and other small shops.

Ultimate Lake is 11 ½ acres in size and is set in a tranquil and secluded wooded area. The lake has 12 swims and has had an extensive re-building programme which started in 2004. This included re-shorting of banks, removal of all fish and the re-stocking of healthy carp. The lake now holds 345 carp all over 20lb, including 155 x 20's, 130 x 30's, 40 x 40's, 12 x 50's up to 58lbs.
 
Ultimate lake has a fully equipped bank side lodge including; cooking facilities, fridge/freezer, washing machine, table and chairs, Sky TV, and a darts board. Outside you will find table and chairs and a barbeque. There is a shower block with separate ladies and gents toilets. There are also 8 bank side bivvy cabins taking away the need to bring your own bivvy.

  • Lake Size : 11.5 acres
  • Swims : 12 max of 8 anglers
  • Depth : 12ft at its deepest, shallowing to 5ft in the margins. Average 7-9ft.
  • Carp Stock : The lake now holds 345 carp all over 20lb, including 155 x 20's, 130 x 30's, 40 x 40's, 12 x 50's up to 58lbs..
  • Other Fish : pike to 25lbs, roach, rudd, ghost carp
  • Lake Bed : Clay bottom with gravel edges, no silt
  • Features : 3 small islands, shallow gullies, overhanging willows
  • Access : excellent access by car to the rear of each swim
  • Night Fishing : Yes
  • Rowing Boats Allowed : No
  • Bait Boats Allowed : Yes

 

Ultimate Lake is 11 ½ acres in size and is set in a tranquil and secluded wooded area. The lake has 12 swims and has had an extensive re-building programme which started in 2004. This included re-shorting of banks, removal of all fish and the re-stocking of healthy carp. The lake now holds 345 carp all over 20lb, including 155 x 20's, 130 x 30's, 40 x 40's, 12 x 50's up to 58lbs.

A further 95 carp were added over the Winter of 2009/10

Ultimate Lake has a fully equipped bankside lodge including; cooking facilities, fridge/freezer, tables and chairs, Sky TV, and a darts board. Outside you will find table and chairs and a barbeque. There is a shower block with seperate ladies and gents toilets. There are also 8 bankside bivvy cabins taking away the need to bring your own bivvy.

New for 2015 - WiFi accessible around the entire lake and facilities.

A good quality food package is available which includes a Full English breakfast and evening meal served at the lodge.
 
The ‘Ultimate’ Food package is £125 per person which is payable on arrival.

Please order all bait and food 2 weeks prior to arrival

AA bait is available on-site. Please find below a list of baits available. Due to the quantity of rotten bait found on the lake bed, the decision has been made that ONLY BAIT PURCHASED ON SITE IS TO BE USED. This is to ensure quality bait is ALWAYS used plus the lake will be pre-baited with AA Bait as below to help with productivity.

AA Bait 18mm fresh boilies                        
Yellow pineapple and cream seed mix boilies               

£7.50 per kg

Mainline Cell £7.50 per kg
LT94 fishmeal base mix (Garlic & Tuna) £7.50 per kg
Matching dips, glugs and popups £5 per tub

Carp pellets 25kg sack

£50 per sack

Due to the quantity of rotten bait found on the lake bed, the decision has been made that ONLY BAIT PURCHASED ON SITE TO BE USED. Please can you ensure that all bait orders are placed no later than 2 weeks prior to arrival.
 
 
            
                                                                                                                    
                                           

11.5 Food Package Available Bait Available Exclusive Booking Available 1.5 58lbs enquire compare

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26/09/2015

very good lake . been there 4 time now and will be going back , mike will do his best to help you food very good should be on muster chef ....more


19/09/2015

We'll run pool,clean and tidy.Mick was very obliging.not many fish showing except for on the willow swim and my mate still struggled their. ....more


09/05/2015

Was a tough weeks fishing as the fish decided to spawn while we were there but still managed to tempt a few beauties into our nets. Even though the fishing was slow the banter and good company along with micks hosting and culinary skills made it a trip to remember, can't wait to return! ....more


02/05/2015

Another excellent trip to Ultimate Lake ( we've been before) Fish caught by all and all over lake. Listen to Mickey and follow his lead ....more


18/04/2015

Ultimate Lake proved difficult for the first few days of our trip, hot weather , high pressure, cold east wind, then after long discussions with Mick and a few changes we started to see some results. Fabulous water maintained to a very high standard, the fish are stunning and huge. Mick is very know ....more

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