Etang Des Landes, Paye De Loire | France

A picturesque and secluded five-acre estate style carp lake with seven secluded swims, set in the heart of rural France

Contact: David Eaves on 0033 243 43 82 45
Lake record: 56lb
Rules: Micro barbed hooks only, no sacking of fish, no nuts or particles, no zig rigs
Stock: 200 carp, including fifties and a good head of forties and thirties
Tickets: £295 per person, per week or £1,200 lake exclusive up to four anglers per week
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