Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Val Dore Lakes

Location: On the border of Picardy and Normandy, in the two departments La Somme(80) and La Seine-Maritime(76). 1 hr 30 from Calais. GPS location is E - 01°42'32" - N - 49°53'08"

Website: http://www.valdore.com

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Description:
Val Dore lakes is a complex of five mature tree and reed lined gravel pits located in Northern France which is the nearest specimen venue for English carp anglers coming to France. Only 1h15mn driving from Calais (95% motorway driving)

 Lakes : There are 5 lakes – all for carp and stocked with
Lake 1 : 16 acres - 600 carp
Lake 2 : 16 acres - 500 carp – 100 catfishes
Lake 3 :  8 acres - 300 carp
Lake 4 : 8 acres - 350 carp
Lake 5 : 13 acres - 600 carp

Stock: The average weight fish is very high: over 28 lbs. More than 100 fish per lake are 30’s, 50 fish are over 40’s  and at least 30 fishes are over 50 lbs. Bigger fish is 74 lbs in lake 1 and also in lake 2, Biggest on lake 3 and 4 is over 64 lbs, Biggest on lake 5 ( run water …) 55 lbs

Facilities:

TOILETS - SHOWERS
BAR - RESTAURANT (English breakfast)
Food - BAKERY SUPPLY
Food package available for week
BAITS & TACKLES
BICYCLE FOR HIRE
BAIT BOAT FOR HIRE
ELECTRICITY (on the swim or at lodge to fill batteries
FREEZER for food or baits
FRIDGE for food or baits
BIWY & BEDCHAIR for HIRE

 Booking information:  On their website there are contact numbers and booking information.

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