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Only 1.2 hours from Calais

Stunning, picturesque, tranquil... carp fishing in France

News - May 2009

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News - May 2009 VALLEELAKE 2 ... 1st - 4th June.

A last minute booking saw a place on VL2 offered to Paul Marley who fished for three days in the southeast corner of the lake - Despite scorching temperatures and spawnning fish the first Fish came out at 46lb 8oz a new PB followed by a cracking 38lb Common , 35lb Mirror and a number of upper 20s and 4 good fish lost ..

' A great lake with a lot of big fish - we will be booking for next year ! '

24th - 29th May 09'

Fourteen fish out over 40lbs in one week including 4 x 50s !!!! together with 30s and 20s.

Mark Holmes fishing in swims 3 /4 had two fifties to 54lb , two fourties , 30s ,20s and a catfish fishing only with boilies ...

Alan Jones fishing HOOK LODGE finished with over 700lb of Carp including two fities to over 57lbs several 40s ,30s ...

Neil Henley fishing the Carpers Cabin had Mirrors to 48lbs fishing in swims 6 /7 .. using boilies over hemp and mais.

15th May 09 - 24th May 09 ......

Seven fifties banked !!! between 15 -24th May .

The big fished continued to come out with a 54lb Mirror in swim 3 to Mark Holmes son beating his Dad's 51lb Mirror.

Alan Jones landing a mirror frm swim 1 which bottomed his scales at 57lb ..

Mark Townsend fishing the Lodge took a flying start banking a 49lb Mirror followed by a stunning unmarked 55lb Mirror within a short time of arriving in Hook Lodge - he continued his success with several thirties to date
another 50lb Mirror and awesome 47lb Common - taking over 34 fish out with 7 losted .

Andrew White fishing swim 9 banked a 54lb Mirror in the early hours and David Paker fishing in swim 7 banked another stunning mid fifty Mirror at 55lb 8oz the same night + a 40lb Mirror in swim 9 Other fish have included several thirties and upper 20s around the lake -


1st - 8th May 09 '

Johnny Lee fishing the lodge managed his PB twice during the week , fishing mainly during the day only, having over 20 fish including a Mirror just under 50lb! @ 49lb 11oz Mirror
(what a honest angler !) and a 43lb Mirror other fish averaged over 34lbs..
Johnny catching most of his fish on VALLEE SPECIAL BOILIES proving very effective...

Tony Mason party who fished swims 3/4 and 5 produced two 44lb Mirrors from swim 3 a 76lb Sturgeon and 62lb Cat fromm swim 5 being their best fish of the week ..

Craig Clayton having the biggest Carp of the week at 47lb form swim 6.


8-15th May 09'

The weather being very unsettled this week with a mixture of sun rain and gales together with a full moon .

Phil Barton fishing swim 1 producing the goods having over 24 fish biggest being 45lb ,40,45lb 39lb Common with only one fish under 30lbs.

Bradley Donaghly celebrating a pb together with his uncle fishing in swims 4/5 with mirrors at 45lbs and 44lbs..

Bill Thwates fishing swim 9 with his partner fishing the lake for the first time have a great week ending up with over 15 fish including a 40+ each @ 44lb and a stunning 40lb + Common.

Chris Hanks fishing in the Carpers Cabin bay having over 14 30s and 7 20s
and a massive Sturgeon over 80lb testing his tackle to the limit ..
and a 47lb Mirror being his best Carp of the week taken in swim 6 ..


Vallee Lake Fishery, BP35, 76340, Blangy sur Bresle, France

Phone: 0033 235 94 66 85 / 0033 677 22 51 99
E-mail: info@valleelake.com

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Vallee Lake Fishery, BP35, 76340, Blangy sur Bresle, France

Phone: 0033 235 94 66 85 / 0033 677 22 51 99
E-mail: info@valleelake.com