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Chateau les Eaux, Normandy, fishing

When it comes to Carp fishing holidays, France has been the most popular destination for over a decade, and quite rightly so, as there is some superb fishing on offer.


Stay a little closer to home and choose from our fantastic parcs in Brittany and Normandy, with rolling sandy beaches, stylish resorts and lovely rural countryside. And with a choice of sea, game and coarse fishing, you can’t lose...

Chateau les Eaux, Normandy (NR011)

NR011Chateau les Eaux
RatingEasy
On-site lakeOrnamental pond with good access for all anglers, with banks suitable for disabled anglers. No platforms or swims available.
Lake size60 x 25 m
Fish stocksRoach, perch and carp
Best methodsFloat fished maggot/worm, bread or corn for bigger fish.
PermitPermit not required for on-site fishing.

Chateau des Ormes (BN013)

BN013Chateau des Ormes
RatingEasy
On-site lakeFour man-made mature lakes, all stocked with varieties including perch, carp and some catfish. 
Lake sizeBetween 1.5 - 4 acres
Fish stocksRoach, perch, tench, pike, catfish and carp
Best methodsFloat fished maggot/worm, bread or corn for bigger fish. Light ledgering with boilies and pellet for carp. 
PermitPermit not required for on-site fishing.

West Coast & The Loire Valley

A little further south and you reach the golden beaches of France’s west coast, or further inland, the magnificent chateaux and rivers of the Loire Valley.  Excellent fishing opportunities lie ahead in the natural lakes and great rivers on offer.

La Garangeoire, Vendee (VS011)

VS011La Garangeoire
RatingModerate
On-site lakeTwo natural mature lakes just 5 mins. walk from the accommodation, renowned for their predator fishing, whilst carp lake is just 5 mins. away and very easy to fish. 
Lake size6 acres and 1 acre
Fish stocks

Onsite - roach, perch, pike

Off-site - carp and pike

Best methodsSpinning for predators and float fishes maggots/worms for roach/perch. Off-site ledgered boilies, maize and pellets.   
PermitPermit not required for on-site fishing.

Chateau de la Foret, Vendee (VS012)

VS012Chateau de la Foret
RatingModerate

On-site lake


Three natural mature lakes just 5 mins. walk from the accommodation, renowned for their predator fishing.
Lake size26,000 m2
Fish stocks

Onsite - roach, perch, pike

Off-site - carp and pike

Best methodsSpinning for predators and float fishes maggots/worms for roach/perch. 
PermitPermit not required for on-site fishing.

Parc de Fierbois (LR015)

LR015Parc de Fierbois
RatingModerate
On-site lakeA beautiful natural lake, surrounded by trees and set in a wooded valley. Just 5 mins. walk from the accommodation with easy access. 
Lake size12 acres
Fish stocksRoach, perch, tench, carp and pike. 
Best methodsFloat fished maggot/worm for roach/perch, boilies and pellets for carp.  
PermitPermit not required for on-site fishing.
Parc de Fierbois, Loire Valley, fishing

Eastern France & Paris Region

Travel to the east of France and you’ll find yourself just outside the celebrated capital, or further south amongst the wooded slopes and rolling hills of the Jura region in the east.  Carp in excess of 40lbs are common to both areas, making either region irresistible!

La Croix du Vieux Pont (PA012)

PA012La Croix du Vieux Pont
RatingEasy
On-site lakeThere is both a river and 3 lakes at this site, the Rive Aisne being a good quality venue in its own right for silverfish plus specimen carp and some catfish. The on-site lake is heavily stocked, with a number over 30 lbs. 
Lake size3-4 acres
Fish stocksBig carp, roach, tench and sturgeon.
Best methodsTry cheese and boilies for surgeon, maize boilies and pellets for the carp.
Permit

On-site permit is required from the parc's kiosk. Off-site permits are available from the local post office and Chz Micheline in Berny Riviere.

La Pergola, Jura (JU011)

JU011La Pergola
RatingDifficult but extremely rewarding
On-site lakeAlthough this is a big lake, it is not intimidating and will appeal to both intermediate and expert anglers alike. Carp are the predominant species and a species of trout particular to only this region.
Lake size210 hectaces
Fish stocksTench, big pike, big carp, perch and roach. 
Best methodsMaggots and heavy baiting with maize. 
PermitOn-site permit is required, available on parc.
Fishing, La Croix du Vieux Pont
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