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

News - April 2009

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News - April 2009 24th April - Ist May
Forties Galore !!
What a great end to April, with over nine forties , a hulking 55lb Mirror and a beast of a Sturgeon at 80lbs being best of the fish this week !

Jason Bodil fishing swim 10 having four forties a 50 + etc being :41lb, 42lbs , 41lbs .48lbs , 55lbs and a few thirties including a nice double linear Mirror,

Nick Bunn and his Mate Steward fishing swim 9 having over 14 thities a 42lb Mirror and a Craking common at 40lb , fish taken on VALLEE SPECIAL boilies.

Michael Knapton fishing the Lodge having three forties plus also !!


The 1st of April was no fools day for Richie ... fishing swim 4 when he banked his PB a stunning 51lb 8oz Mirror Carp the first fifty for April ! falling to boilies..
other swims producing mixed results the same week with the best consistance catches comming to Andrew Eves fishing swim 1 in HOOK LODGE - Andy having an enjoyable week with over 13 fish and a few loses the best being a absolute stunning un-marked Common falling just short of 40lbs , but who cares a pb for Andy and sureley one of the best looking fish around.

WEEK END BONANZA!!!! 3-5/4/09.

On the back of Andew Eves success ,Dean Smith fished HOOK LODGE for a short week end session - Ending up with a incredable haul of 13 fish including three Morrors over 40lbs .
Within hours of arriving Dean landed a 38lb Mirror and sucess continued with fish at : 29lb ,38lb28lb ,45lbs,21lb,31lbs,(22lb Common 28lb Brace) 42lbs ,37lbs,25lbs ,46lbs and 31lbs.

'Quality fishing , fish and venue , my best ever catch' Dean Smith.

10 - 17th April..

Mike Piotrowski fishing swim 10 had a great week - Mike profiting by resting the swim during the day ended up with two PBs for his efforts the first a cracking 42lb Mirror and topping it again with a stunning orange tailed Mirror topping 47lbs - other fish to his credit included four 30s, best being a 39lb 2oz ,36lb ,and a 31lb Mirror also three upper 20s including a mid 20 fully scaled Mirror .

17 - 20th April .

Jamie Johnson fishing the lodge and first timers to France came away with 9 fish over the short w/end session including 6 fish over 30lbs (30lb ,32lbs,31lb ,31lbs ,34lbs ,33lbs)
and a wacker of a Sturgeon that needed the boat and ended up towing the boat up the lake before finally being netted after a gruelling 45lb battle..

'Jamie Johnson - a great set up , stunning lake ,fish and facilities and a thank you to Sam the Bailiff for rowing round the lake ! 'See you again !!

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