France - Linay

Old Pollard Lake

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Old Pollard Lake, an idyllic carp fishing holiday venue just 220 miles from Calais. This 7 acre private lake is located in the French Ardennes-region and has only 3 swims with lakeside accommodation. This makes Old Pollard Lake a perfect venue to visit with friends, family and non-anglers. With carp...

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What can you expect?

  • Record carp53LBS
  • 3 acres water surface
  • Max. 4 anglers
  • 3 swims with sleeping accommodation
  • Use of a rowing boat allowed
  • Use of a baitboat allowed
  • Dogs are allowed
  • Possible to park your car at your swim
  • Little / no weed growth
  • Dutch owner

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Old Pollard Lake starting from € 300.00

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"Old Pollard Lake is a very idyllic lake in the North of France, at a short driving distance from Calais. If you fancy good accommodation, a nice chance for action and great hospitality of the owner: come to Old Pollard Lake!" - Mark

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The lake

Within a 4 hour drive from Calais, you may find Old Pollard Lake. Due to the short driving time, it’s interesting to visit the lake as well for a midweek or weekend. Jos owns the lake since 2009, lives on site full time and knows everything about his lake. If you need some help he will be there for...

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The carpstock

There is a big variety in the carp stock at Old Pollard Lake. Jos, the owner, estimates over 150 carp between the 20lb+ and 50lb+. 3 different carp are caught over 45lb (2 commons and a mirror carp). Around 25 carp are over 35lb and the average carp weighs around 30lb. Old Pollard Lake also holds...

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The facilities

The facilities on Old Pollard Lake are amazing. Every swim has his own accommodation. Behind swim 1 you will find the general facilities with a washing machine and a dryer. Below you will find the list of the fully equipped accommodations.


Swim 1 – 4-person caravan

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Type of holiday:Holiday with friends

Date of arrival:19-10-2018 - Amount of fishermen: 2

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Type of holiday:Family holiday

Date of arrival:26-10-2018 - Amount of fishermen: 2

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Price setting

On Old Pollard Lake you can book weekends, midweeks and full weeks. You may find the prices below.

Weekend (Friday – Monday)

  • Swim 1 including the 4-person caravan for max. 1 angler and 3 non-anglers € 300,-
  • Swim 2 including the 4-person chalet for max. 1 angler and 3 non-anglers € 300,-
  • Swim 3 including the 2-person cabin for max. 2 anglers € 300,-
  • Exclusive lake rent including all accommodations for a maximum of 4 anglers and 6-non anglers € 900,-

Midweek (Monday – Friday)

  • Swim 1 including the 4-person caravan for max. 1 angler and 3 non-anglers € 300,-
  • Swim 2 including the 4-person chalet for max. 1 angler and 3 non-anglers € 300,-
  • Swim 3 including the 2-person cabin for max. 2 anglers € 300,-
  • Exclusive lake rent including all accommodations for a maximum of 4 anglers and 6-non anglers € 900,-

Week (Friday – Friday or Monday – Monday)

  • Swim 1 including the 4-person caravan for max. 1 angler and 3 non-anglers € 600,-
  • Swim 2 including the 4-person chalet for max. 1 angler and 3 non-anglers € 600,-
  • Swim 3 including the 2-person cabin for max. 2 anglers € 600,-
  • Exclusive lake rent including all accommodations for a maximum of 4 anglers and 6-non anglers € 1800,-

Deposit
We ask a deposit of € 50,- in total for the use of a weight sling, landing net and unhooking mat.

Old Pollard Lake - Services
 

Available on site

Pollard Baits Baits

  • Black Halibut Tuna, 2kg - €12,50
  • Black Halibut Fruit, 2kg - €12,50
  • Red Devil Pillow Baits, 1kg -  € 6,50
  • Spicy Fish, 2kg - €12,50
  • Nutty Pina, 2kg - €12,50
  • Banana Shelfish, 2kg - €12,50
  • Tigernuts 8/12mm, 1kg - €3,50
  • Tigernuts 12/16mm, 1kg - €3,50
  • Hemp, 1kg € 3,50
  • Halibut pellets, 5kg - €12,50
  • Black Halibut pellets mixed sizes, 5kg - €14,50
  • Pop-ups - €5,95

Main rules

Strict rules have been set at Old Pollard Lake. 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: 13:00, please contact The Carp Specialist if you arrive later
Time of departure: 11:00
Legal nightfishing
Maximum three carp rods per angler
No braided mainlines, leadcore and leaders. 'Lead-free' leaders such as FreeFall, SubMerge & KlingOn are allowed
The use of antiseptic treatment is obligatory with each catch
Unhookingmats, weighslings and landingnets are supplied on site at arrival (a caution deposit of € 50,- is required). It's not allowed to bring your own
Each swim is fitted with a weigh pole
No keepsacks
No hooks larger then size 4, micro-barbed hooks only

Location

Address details
Country: France
Department: Ardennes
Region: Grand Est
District: Sedan
Postal code: 08110
Town: Linay
Street name: Étang de la Gravière

GPS Coordinates
49.60921, 5.22176
N 49 36.553, E 5 13.306
N 49 36 33.2, E 5 13 18.3

Useful addresses

Supermarket (small): Aldi, 1 Rue de Perchy, Blagny Supermarket (big): Intermarché, 2 Avenue de l'Europe, Carignan Bakery: Aux délices d'Yvois, 1 Rue Maria Visseaux, Carignan Restaurant: La Gourmandière, 19 Avenue de Blagny, Carignan Gas station: Intermarché, 2 Avenue de l'Europe, Carignan Fishing shop: Blagny Pêche, 55B Rond 8084, Blagny Doctor: Dr. Francoise Robert, 28 Route Nationale, Blagny Vet: Clinique vétérinaire de la Chiers, Rue de Sailly, Blagny Hospital: Hopital, 2 Avenue du Général Margueritte, Sedan

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