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Ultimate Lake Craig, Andy & Matt 18th-25th March 2017 - Ultimate Lake

04/04/2017

Another productive week at Ultimate Lake in France from Craig, Andy and Matt on the banks. Their catch report reads as follows: 24.7lbs, 39, 34.12, 40.4, 48, 35, 32, 25, 27, 24, 32.7, 39, 40, 32.12lbs Here is what they had to say: ‘Food was great well done Jan and David.’ ‘Boo ....more


Ultimate Lake Catch Report 22nd to 28th May

06/06/2016

Another great week here at Ultimate Lake! Adam, Cazz, Sam & Nigels Catches: 22/05/16 - 28/05/16 x11 10 pounders from 13.11lbs to 19.05lbs x6 20 pounders from 20.08lbs to 27.02lbs x4 30 pounders from 32.05lbs to 36.10lbs x3 40 pounders from 41.02lbs to 47.07lbs x2 50 pounders from 52.01lbs ....more


Ultimate Lake Catch Report 14th to 21st May

06/06/2016

 A Great week here at Ultimate Lake! Steve, Wes, Darren, David & Rons Catches - 14/05/16 to 21/05/16 x3 10 pounders from 14.10lbs to 19lbs x12 20 pounders from 20lbs to 29lbs x8 30 pounders from 31lbs to 38.02lbs x6 40 pounders from 41lbs to 49lbs We're running out of spaces! Book No ....more


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Another Successful Week at Ultimate Lake with Two 50+lbers!

04/04/2017

Good to see Chris, Ant and Scott this week in some sunshine at Ultimate Lake. In spite of some cold temps at night, the boys had a successful, impressive week with the following catch report: 32.5lb, 53.8, 2 x 28, 46.8, 19, 3 x 34, 30.8, 41, 20, 38, 2 x 25, 55.4, 30.6, 30lbs There are some big cha ....more


What an Amazing Start!

13/03/2017

Ultimate Lake has long been one of north France's premier carp fishing destinations - and for good reason! This week has been an incredible start to the season, in spite of a truly mixed bag of weather here. We have experienced high winds, driving rain, drizzly rain, low temperatures - then had a s ....more


Cracking Start to 2017 Season

06/03/2017

Ultimate Lake is living up to its name again this year, in spite of atrocious weather conditions here in north France. Shaun and Dave are doing well so far, fishing in high winds, low temps and driving rain - good lads!! This weekend they have seen a beautiful 43.12lb mirror, a 40lb common and ano ....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.
 
 
            
                                                                                                                    
                                           

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

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22/04/2017

Fantastic venue , it has to be one of the best I've been too in 27 years of carp fishing in France ! ....more


30/07/2016

This was my first visit to this venue ,a very well run, beautiful lake. Both owner and bailiff are knowledgeable and experienced carp anglers, very helpful and always there to help and advise should you need it. I could not fault this fishery and will return ....more


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

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