France - Matignicourt-Goncourt

Le Grand Etang

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Le Grand Etang... a place where carp anglers' dreams come true, but probably one of the most difficult private lakes in France as well. Le Grand Etang, this is not your typical French commercial lake. No, this is something really special: a true gem and with an exceptional stock of beautifully scaled...

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What can you expect?

  • Record carp67LBS
  • 23 acres water surface
  • Max. 12 anglers
  • 7 Bivvy-swims
  • Use of a rowing boat allowed
  • Use of a baitboat allowed
  • Dogs are allowed
  • Possible to park your car at your swim
  • Unique carp stock
  • Weed growth present

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Le Grand Etang starting from € 300.00

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"I'm so proud to offer Le Grand Etang (formerly know as 'The Great Lake') to our clients! it big, it's challenging, it's weedy, it's for BIG FISH hunters only. Do you like a challenge and love chasing the most beautifully scaled mirror carp in France? Then this is your choice!" - Mark de Zwart

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The lake

Le Grand Etang (formerly known as The Great Lake) is probably one of the most difficult private lakes in France. But without a doubt, it is also one of the most beautiful and challenging lakes. Fishing it is an experience in itself, an ideal step in preparation for the really big lakes. Le Grand...

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The carpstock

Although it is hard to estimate the exact stock we estimated to be around 300 carp which are heavily and nicely scaled, about 75 grass carp, some beautiful koi and 12 sturgeons. In the winter of 2017/2018, some 30 beautiful scaly mirrors from 25-35lb have been stocked. The average weight is just...

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The facilities

A brand new lodge including toilet, shower, fridge, freezer and charging points can be found directly at the lake site. A boat including 2 life jackets is available for rent at each swim for € 50,- per week.

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Type of holiday:Big-fish holiday

Date of arrival:11-03-2018 - Amount of fishermen: 2

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Type of holiday:Holiday with friends

Date of arrival:22-12-2018 - Amount of fishermen: 2

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Price setting

It’s possible to book a carpfishing holiday on Goncourt - Le Grand Etang for a full week. You may find the prices for a weekly stay below.

Week (Saturday-Saturday)

  • Angler € 300,-
  • Non-angler € 50,-

Note: The swims 1 to 5 are strictly reserved for 2 anglers and the swims 6 & 7 both offer space for 1 angler.

Goncourt - Le Grand Etang - Services

Available on site

  • Polyester boat rental incl. 2 life jackets € 50,-

Main rules

Strict rules have been set at Le Grand Etang. Please respect the rules for your own pleasure, and that of your fellow anglers. The lake owner had the right to remove you from the property in case the rules stated below are not respected.

Time of arrival: 12:00 (to respect the other clients it is not allowed to arrive earlier)
Time of departure: 10:00
Legal night fishing
Maximum four rods per angler
Braided and nylon mainlines are allowed with a minimum of 15lb
Leadcore is not allowed
The use of antiseptic treatment is obligatory with each catch
Unhookingmats are compulsory and must be of sufficient size and quality to ensure large carp can be handled safely
No sacking or retaining of fish allowed
No hooks bigger than size 1

Location

Address details
Country: France
Department: Marne
Region: Champagne-Ardenne
Commune: Matignicourt-Goncourt
Zipcode: 51300
Street: Goncourt / Rue du Chateau de Goncourt

GPS Coordinates
N 48 40.705, E 4 39.262
N 48 40 42.3, E 4 39 15.7
48.67841, 4.65436

Useful addresses

Supermarket (small): Super U, Avenue de Champagne, Frignicourt Supermarket (big): Leclerc, Route de Vitry en Perthois, Vitry-le-François Bakery: Frignicourtoise, 59 rue du Général Leclerc, Frignicourt Restaurant: Ô Delices des papilles, 3 rue du Château d'eau, Matignicourt-Goncourt Gas station: Super U, Avenue de Champagne, Frignicourt Fishing shop: Planète Pêche, 9001 presqu'île de Nemours, Sainte Livière Doctor: 2 rue Charles Simon, Vitry-le-François Vet: SPC, 6 Esplanade de Strasbourg, Vitry-le-François Hospital: 2 rue Charles Simon, Vitry-le-François

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