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Only 1.2 hours from Calais

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

News - April 2012

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News - April 2012 Lake 2 - 21st April - 28th

Steve Thompson from kent Ashford had the best fish of the week in the shape of a new PB . A immaculate 48lb 10oz unmarked Mirror .

Steve wrote ' despite torrid weather being confined to my bivvy in driving wind / rain the 48lb mirror made it all worth while beating my pb - loverly lake and fish see you next year mark & nathalie '


Lake 1

Dave Jordison wrote :

A fantastic lake with an amazing quality of fish. I have fished for years with a UK 56lb PB and a French 50lb+ PB - and I smashed it! This is, without doubt, the big fish water to go to. Mark and Nathalie were excellent hosts, see you next year.

Glen Gordon wrote :

' Myself and good friend Dave Jordison Fished swim 9 date 13th -20th April 2012 our summary of fish landed are as follows.
14th-8.14am Dave had a mirror 55lb on Maggots.
15th- 8.23am Dave had a mirror 46lb on Maggots.
16th-7.12am Dave had a cat 23lb on Nash Monster Squid.
17th-2am Dave had 37lb common on Nash Scopex Squid with Pineapple pop up.
18th-3am Dave had a 28lb common on Nash Monster Squid.
20th- 7.12pm Gordon Had a beautiful common 38.5lb on Monster Squid with pineapple pop up.
20th-7.45 Dave had a mirror 63.5lb lump !! what a fish you could of put a saddle and reigns on it and road it round the lake what a lump !! fantastic we both have nether seen such a fish on the bank what a privilege for both of us !!!.

Comments – 'this was our first venture to Vallee lakes me and Dave both agreed this is a lake we will be both returning to. Although not easy when you look at the average weight of fish landed that week easily over 40lb this is a specimens hunters paradise !! and only 1.30 hours drive from Calais what else can you ask for ? also the owners Mark and his partner Natalie are very welcoming and helpful as regards to advice in each swim fished Mark comes round first morning and provides information as to areas that have caught fish and Natalie provides hot cups of tea exceptionally clean washing facilities and both are genuinely nice people. would recommend this venue to serious carp anglers looking for big fish !!!'

Glenn Gordon

Lake 2 ..

14th - 21st April 12'

Bad unseasonable weather still dominating the fishing with tempertures still not above 7-8c with cold water temperatures not inducing the fish to feed well . How ever Nathan Defosse' a regular who fishes lake 1 decided a change and fished swim 3 on lake 2 .

Nathan not disssapointed with his choice had a bumper sessiondespite the conditions fished @ 110 - 120 yrds in a drop off in 11ft of water catching some superb condition Mirrors & Commons included 42lbs , 31lb Common ,32lb 33lbs, 25lbs, 28lbs, 31lbs,29lb, 32lbs,26lbs, 35lbs,39lbs,33lbs .24lbs & 75lb Sturgeon ..Nathan bait boated his rigs out fishing boilies and Mais .

Swim 5 also fished well with over 30s to 36lbs - fish mainly holding up in the centreof the lake in blusterly changable conditions .


Vallee lake 2 :

7th - 14th April

Unseasonably cold weather with frost saw the beginning of April ,

Patrick Philipo's party took fish early hours fishing the deeper areas of the lake fishing with lake boilies over pellet / parti blend taking : 43lb, 42lb,36lb , 36lb , 36lb , 36lb , 35lb , 35lb , 34lb , 35lb , 34lb, 34lb, 33lb, 33lb , 30lb , 30lb, 28lb ,28lb, 22lbs & a mighty 74lb & 72lb Sturgeon .

Valleelake 1. 6th - 13th April

YOUNG GUNS : Craig Hewatts & Lewis May being the yougest anglers on the lake didn't stop them catching their respective P.B.

Craig fishing swim 6 had Mirrors of 55lb, 40lb, 42lb, 38lbs, 30lb , 28lbs ,
and a 56lb to Paul Barret changing swims , Lewis fishing swim 9 took fish of 53lbs , 33lbs,40lb, 33lbs, 30lbs , with Kevin his fishing partner having a biggest of 52lbs .

Garry Court having another consistant big fish session taking fish over the 40lb average weight included : 46lb , 45lb 4oz,46lb 8oz,28lb 6oz,44lb 4oz,31lb 6oz
Simon 31lb 4oz,33lb 12oz

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