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Ultimate Lake New lake record

12/06/2012

New lake record at Ultimate Lake.. Great news for Ultimate Lake which has produced a new lake record mirror at 57lb 8oz, one of three fifties to grace the bank in a week. A true testament to the work Mickey has put in over the years. For more info visit: http://www.carp-france.com/Venue.aspx/Ulti ....more


Ultimate Lake Living up to it's name

05/04/2012

Ultimate Lake is living up to it's name. The report from last week included 4 x 50's (54lb 6oz, 53lb 14oz, 52lb 6oz, 53lb 15oz), 8 x 40's, 5 x 30's, 6 x 20's and 7 pike. Hopefully we'll be getting hold of some photos very soon. The consensus is that a 60 will grace the bank this season......watch t ....more


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Ultimate new lake record 26th april.

06/05/2014

 More 40's & 50's than you can shake a stick at last week! 58.5, 57.8, 56.8, 9 x 40's - 48, great fishing? ....more


Ultimate Lake off to a good start.

14/04/2014

 Well done to Steves group, new 57 and a half, 49 and a half, 48 and a half, 46, 2 42s, 4 30s to 39 and 2 20s. Excellent week thanks lads.  ....more


Dates available

27/02/2014

We now have 2 spaces free for 31st May '14 and 5 spaces free for 21st - 28th June '14. Please call 01455 220390 or email us on admin@carp-france.com ....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.

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

Tiger nut base mix with maple and cream boilies £7.50 per kg
LT94 fishmeal base mix (Shellfish and Plum) £7 per kg
Matching dips, glugs and popups £6 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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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


31/05/2014

Lovely venue Well looked after 24-7 Nice surroundings Quality looking fish Everything u need on site Mick is down to earth and very helpful ....more


03/05/2014

Great lake with some stunning fish and great facilities ....more


26/04/2014

Fantastic weeks fishing. 27 fish up to 58lb05oz (new lake record - Spike) average fish weight was 38lb - incredible. ....more

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