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Ultimate Lake Matthew Finishes the Week Off with a 52.8!

04/04/2015

After a week of incredible fishing, Matthew Griffiths pulls the final carp from Ultimate Lake and what a beauty it is at 52.8lb. Nice one Matthew! It's been great having the lads here this week - top bunch - Cheers! ....more


Ultimate Lake A Great Start to the Week for Matthew - 45lb

30/03/2015

Matthew is the third member of this week's Ultimate Lake winners, pictured here with his 45lb stunner. There's hope for Justin, who is the only member of the group yet to score, as the week gets underway. Mickey is really happy with the season so far - even if he is being run off his feet! ....more


Ultimate Lake Pat Catches 44.4lb Beauty

30/03/2015

Shout-out to Pat who is proudly coping with his 44.4lb catch on the muddy banks of Ultimate Lake this weekend. The boys are keeping Mickey and Fudge busy - and the season has only just begun!   ....more


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Second Incredible Week Ends on a High at Ultimate Lake

04/04/2015

It has been an amazing week of carp fishing in France at Ultimate Lake, which has really lived up to its name in only the second of the season. Pat, Lee, Matthew and Justin have seen some fantastic fishing in conditions that have swung between mild temperatures, rain and high winds. Undeterred (o ....more


The Fishing Just Keeps Getting Better

30/03/2015

Mick has been run off his feet this weekend as his latest party of anglers has kept him busy in one of the best starts to the season Ultimate Lake has ever seen. The star of the party has been Lee – with his beautiful 52lber – a stunning fish worthy of the party record. Pat is clearly p ....more


Roy Nets 58lb Carp at Ultimate Lake, then Clive Steals the Show!

25/03/2015

Things just keep getting better at Ultimate Lake and Mickey proves his hard work over the winter months pays off as Roy pulls out a stunning 58lb carp on Sunday. It was celebrations all round in this week’s angling party when Clive stole Roy’s thunder with his 58.1lber on Monday, just b ....more

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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.
 
 
            
                                                                                                                    
                                           

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28/03/2015

Excellent lake, Food was great. Mick is really helpful. ....more


28/03/2015

rainy week with fairly strong winds blowing several directions through out the week. ....more


14/03/2015

fantastic lake with tidy swims and a fantastic food package if you have it, well recommended ....more


26/07/2014

Second time at ultimate lake and this was even better than the first. Meet up with 5 other anglers and they made us feel part of the group. Warm weather did make things harder than normal but still some nice looking fish. My friend needed some help and it was on hand whenever we asked. thank you ev ....more


28/06/2014

Mick is the best ever host, chef and the best ever fishing coach ....more

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France is by far the most popular destination for British motorists. Not only is it our closest and most convenient neighbour but it also holds the key to some of the most prolific and challenging Carp and Catfish fishing in Europe. Here's a few hints and tips on how to get there.....safely

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