France - Vaumas - 380 miles from Calais

Windmill Lake

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At a short distance of the well-known French theme park Le Pal you will find Windmill Lake, the dream of the Dutch entrepreneurs Anton & Diane since 2005: a cozy domain which excels in piece, beauty, service and an excellent carp stock!

What can you expect?

  • Record carp 53 LBS
  • 7,5 acres water surface
  • Max. 4 anglers
  • 3 swims with sleeping accommodation
  • Use of a baitboat allowed
  • Unloading at swim possible
  • No weed growth
  • Food service and swimming pool available
  • English speaking owner
  • Dogs are allowed
  • Use of a rowing boat not allowed

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Windmill Lake starting from € 625.00

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This was our third trip to Windmill Lake and we really enjoyed it again this time. Great food, good company and excellent hospitality. We'll be back again next year! - Wouter & Bianca

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The lake

At a short distance of the well-known French theme park Le Pal, you will find Windmill Lake, the dream of the Dutch entrepreneurs Anton & Diane since 2005: a cosy domain which excels in piece, beauty, service and an excellent carp stock! The large lake is approx. 6,2 acres in size and has 5 islands....

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The carpstock

The stock consists of about 129 carp, with a nice mixture of commons, mirrors and grasscarp. Eight carp currently weigh over 45lb and the biggest carp was exactly 53lb at the netting of 2018. The average weight of the 2018 catches was above 30lb, and weeks in which multiple thirties and forties are...

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The facilities

The main facilities offer a separate ladies- and gentlemen’s bathroom and are directly on site. Here you will find a toilet, shower (incl. free use of biological soap and shampoo). There also is a swimming pool on site, which can be used for a small weekly fee of € 5,- per person. Each swim has a...

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Type of holiday:Big-fish holiday

Date of arrival:21-09-2019 - Number of anglers: 2

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Type of holiday:Family holiday

Date of arrival:31-08-2019 - Number of anglers: 2

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Price setting

It’s possible to book a carpfishing holiday on Windmill Lake for a full week. You may find the prices for a weekly stay below.

Week (Saturday-Saturday)

  • 2-person Chalet (2 anglers + 2 non-anglers)

Small children (<10 years) are welcome at Windmill Lake, but not encouraged. As there are no playgrounds for them and the domain is not very large, we cannot recommend to bring them. If you would like to bring any extra non-anglers, please contact The Carp Specialist. Extra non-anglers are charged at € 65,-.

Deposit (paid in cash on site)

  • Deposit per accommodation € 100,-

We charge a maximum deposit of € 100,- per swim. Guests are fully responsible for all damage caused or items missing at the original price.

Windmill Family Lake – Services

Available on site

Swimming Pool

  • €5,- per person per week

Baits

  • 2kg prepared particle mix € 6,75
  • 1kg Grainbaits boillies (Spicy Mango / Sweet Tropical / Krillers / Scopex Birdfood / Pineapple) € 7,75

Breakfast / Lunch

  • Pistolet € 0,75
  • Pistolet cheese, ham, salami or paté € 2,00
  • Pistolet deluxe € 3,75
  • Pistolet cooked egg € 2,25
  • Pistolet baked egg € 2,50
  • Pistolet tuna salad € 3,50
  • Pistolet ham/cheese or salami/cheese (warm) € 2,75
  • Pistolet cheese, tomato and union (warm) € 2,75
  • Pistolet cheese (warm) € 2,25

Dinner

  • Chicken sate with french fries or rice € 12,50
  • Half chicken with french fries or baked potatoes and salad € 12,50
  • Shoarma dish with french fries, bread and garlic sauce € 12,50
  • 2 Hamburgers with french fries and salad €12,50
  • Macaroni with salade € 12,50
  • Lasagna with toast and garlic butter € 12,50
  • Dutch dinner with vegetables, meatballs and potatoes € 12,50
  • Spare-ribs with french fries or baked potatoes, salad and sauce € 12,50
  • BBQ: chicken, spare-ribs, merques-sausages, potato salad, cucumber salad, toast, garlic butter and sate sauce € 17,50
  • Weekmenu excl. BBQ (Saturday - Friday) delivered on the swim or in the bistor with a dessert on Friday € 87,50
  • Weekmenu incl. BBQ (Saturday - Friday) delivered on the swim or in the bistor with a dessert on Friday € 92,50

Main rules

Strict rules have been set at Windmill 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: strictly 12:00 (please inform The Carp Specialist when you arrive later)
Time of departure: 10:00
Legal night fishing
Maximum three rods per angler
Braided mainline is not allowed
Leadcore is not allowed
Unhookingmats and weighslings are supplied on site
No sacking or retaining of fish allowed
No hooks bigger than size 4
Micro-barbed hooks only

Location

Address details
Department: Allier
Region: Auvergne
Commune: Vaumas
Street: Bois de Combre

GPS Coordinates
N 46 28.592, E 3 34.462
N 46 28 35.5, E 3 34 27.7
46.47653, 3.57437

Useful addresses

Supermarket (small): ATAC, Route de Moulins, Lieu dit la Chapelle, 03290 Dompierre-sur-Besbre Supermarket (big): Carrefour, 169 Route de Lyon, 03000 Moulins Bakery: Boulangerie, 7 Place de l'Eglise, 03220 Thiel-sur-Acolins Restaurant: ter plaatse Gas station: ATAC, Route de Moulins, Lieu dit la Chapelle, 03290 Dompierre-sur-Besbre Doctor: Dr. Fayolle, 18 Rue du Stade, 03229 Vaumas Vet: Veterinaire du Val de Besbre, Route de Moulins, 03290 Dompierre-sur-Besbre Hospital: Hopital, 10 Avenue du General de Gaulle, 03006 Moulins

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