Location: franche Comte, JuraWebsite : www.fishinginfrance.net
Description: Situated in the heart of the French countryside, L`Etang Roux is owned by a dedicated angler and is set up for anglers, we aim to provide the ultimate carp fishing experience in France.
The lake is fully set up to provide holidays on a drive and survive basis. The lake is running well and will provide the opportunity to enjoy a substantial catch during your week's stay. You will enjoy a peaceful time in a tranquil setting among a host of natural wildlife.
Created over 120 years ago by the damming of an existing valley, this natural lake is situated in the heart of the French countryside in the beautiful region of France-Comte. There is a direct route from Calais by motorway. The lake is over 10 acres set in 5 acres of beautiful woodland, which gives the lake total privacy and ensures a quiet and relaxing holiday for the dedicated fisherman.
The lake was emptied, cleaned and restocked in 2006. The lake has 5 individual purpose built swims most of which can be doubles if required, these are carefully located to ensure that all who fish have the best possible experience. A maximum of 5 anglers is permitted on the lake at any time.
There is a small club house for the use of visitors, which contains a shower / toilet room, fully fitted kitchen and a changing room with freezer and charger points. On the lake bank there is a barbeque area for general use.
The Lake: L`Etang Roux is a clay bottomed lake with natural silt pockets. The lake is over 2 metres deep with good natural margins . The setting of the lake is a haven for the local wildlife . The swims have been purpose built and cut into the tree line to offer total seclusion giving superb fishing conditions for all who fish here.
January 2006 saw the initial stocking of the lake with over 2000 kg of carp being introduced . This consisted of mainly mirror carp with some common carp included. All the fish were carefully inspected and vetted before they were put into the lake. With over 100 Carp in the range of 20-45lbs, this gives the chance for a substantial bag during your stay at L`Etang Roux.
The lake is fed from a wide catchment area ensuring a good flow of water at all times. In addition to the natural food resources the fish are being supplied with extra feed to ensure maximum extra growth