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Willow Lake Chloe tops 50lbs.

01/05/2012

21st - 28th April, Willow lake Chloe Tops 50lbs! Mr Jackson had a wet, windy and generably horrible week......... but this did't stop him angling for the biggest and the best in the lake - Chloe at a new lake record of 50lbs 4ozs. to be continued.......... Well done to the Jacksons.     ....more


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Mr Tipple

25/11/2015

” Another fantastic week, this is our forth year and we are already booked in for next year. Weather was hot and sunny with a breeze. Fishing was good for Tim and James with a greater haul than last year. Most fish caught at night as we had a few days out. Tim-Cats,20lbs, 21lbs, Mirrors 28lbs ....more


Mr Payne

07/11/2015

Mr Payne had a great session at Willow, this was made up of 20 carp topped by chloe at 49lbs with an additional 14 thirties and 5 mid twenties. Top bait was the ever popular Cell tipped tipped with plastic corn or critically balanced baits with a small cylinder of cork inserted into the boilie, the ....more


Mr Lane

01/10/2015

 Fishing was hard at first, not catching many fish, 4 up to Wednesday. Thursday all kicked off with 8 carp caught in the day. No night fishing, weather was good for time of the year. House was beautiful, clean and warm. Biggest carp was 43lb Common and Cat at 71lb. ....more

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In the heart of the Loire valley, just minutes away from the town of Craon, is the beautifully renovated and well stocked venue of Willow lake.
From the port of St Malo, the journey will only take you 2 hours and just 2.5 hours from Caen (Ouistreham). Craon offers all you need with many restaurants, bars and a large supermarket.

Set in 8 acres of meadow, the 2 acre lake is damned at one end and fed by many underground springs. An area of lilies in the middle of the lake, iris reeds on the far bank and the wide variety of trees that line the lake provide an attractive environment whilst fishing.

The old stone-built longere, sleeps six, and has been renovated to a very high standard. The accommodation is all on the ground floor and is fully furnished. Leading off the main entrance hall are three bedrooms (one double with en-suite and two twin bedrooms) and a bathroom. The large kitchen/dining area has patio doors leading out onto a decked area that looks out over the lake. There is a full size pool table in the main living area, satellite TV and a hi-fi system along with a large selection of books, puzzles and games to keep the rest of the family occupied. The whole house is centrally heated. The garden furniture allows you to relax at the end of the day with a barbeque.

  • Lake Size : 2
  • Swims : 4
  • Depth : 3 - 4 feet average depth, 10 ft at the dam wall.
  • Carp Stock : Over 85 mirrors & commons up to 51lbs+
  • Other Fish : Catfish to 65lbs+, grass carp up to 30lbs
  • Lake Bed : Firm clay bottom
  • Features : Patch of lillies, iris reeds at the margins
  • Access : Good access to all swims, no vehicle access to lake.
  • Night Fishing : Yes
  • Boats Allowed : No
  • Bait boats Allowed: Yes

The Willow lake is two acres in size, and is set in eight acres of meadow. It is damned at one end and is fed by many underground springs. There are four, gravel based swims on the near bank. An area of lilies in the middle of the lake, Iris reeds on the far bank and the wide variety of trees that line the lake provide an attractive environment whilst fishing. 

The old stone-built longere, sleeps six, and has been renovated to a very high standard. The accommodation is all on the ground floor and is fully furnished. Leading off the main entrance hall are three bedrooms (one double with en-suite and two twin bedrooms) and a bathroom. The large kitchen/dining area has patio doors leading out onto a decked area that looks out over the lake. There is a full size pool table in the main living area, satellite TV and a hi-fi system along with a large selection of books, puzzles and games to keep the rest of the family occupied. The whole house is centrally heated. The garden furniture allows you to relax at the end of the day with a barbeque.

 

We provide Mainline “Cell” Freezer boilies and particles, These MUST be pre-ordered if you require them.
We also stock some Dynamite products. We would recommend 10kgs+ of boilies per angler per week, and 10kgs+ of pellet/particle per angler.

All “dry” particles can be cooked on site in our particle boiler.
We can now offer “Carp Leads” 

DESCRIPTION 
Mainline “Cell”freezer 18mm 10kg boilies - £90-00
Mainline “Cell” Pop ups x 50 18mm - £6.50
Dynamite Carp Pellet 11mm 20kg - £29.50
Parti-blend (Dry) 12 .5 kg - £15.00  
Hemp Seed (Dry ) 15kg - £23-50
Tiger Nut Extract 500ml jar - £4-95
Prepared Tiger nuts 380g jar - £4.40
Dynamite Baits 2.5 ltr jar “Chopped Tigers Nuts” - £12.50
Dynamite Baits Betaine pellets 3mm 900g bag - £4.40
Sweetcorn large 2.15kg TIN - £6-50

Carp Leads (pack of 10) £7.50

 

 

 

2 3 Bait Available Exclusive Booking Available 1.5 52lbs 65lbs enquire compare

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25/07/2015

Loved the place, been before and will come again. ....more


20/06/2015

Very nice place. Overall the holiday was good one. ....more


18/05/2014

Wonderful accommodation and lake. it was all we could wish for and more. ....more


12/04/2014

We always look for nice accommodation close to a good lake for a family friendly holiday keeping everyone together. Ticked all the boxes and then some. ....more


29/09/2012

Beautifull accommodation. Lovely setting. Fishing a bit slow, but in the imortal words of Meatloaf on the "Bat out of hell" album "two out of three ain't bad" ....more

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