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45lbs 2oz PB Today !!!

Date Added: 4-07-2017

Fantastic !!! New PB for Tracey Edwards, 45lbs 2ozs Mirror carp, caught this afternoon.
Not only has Tracey beaten her PB for a Mirror Carp, last week saw Tracey land her PB Common carp of 30lbs 2ozs !!! Well done Tracey Edwards.

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Graham & Neil

Date Added: 28-06-2017

Graham & Tracey, Neil & Suzanne
17 - 24 June

First time at Etang Hirondelle and what a fabulous, beautiful lake !
The lake is stunning, the cottage far exceeded our expectations and the facilities were spot on. Glen keeps the lake pristine. This venue is so peaceful and tranquil with an abundance of wildlife.
Fishing was challenging with the weather topping 30°c everyday and day time was to hot to fish. The pool was great and a welcome relief from the heat.
Despite the weather we still caught some great fish, concentrating on lake in the evenings through to the morning. Glen's pellet and maize made a difference, in total 20 fish caught, 11 Commons biggest 20lbs 8ozs.... 5 Mirrors biggest was 30lbs 8ozs, 3 Sturgeon biggest 20lbs, we had never caught a sturgeon before, what a fight they give ! Stunning Grass carp 24.5lbs they go mental!
We will definitily be back.

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Available week's in August

Date Added: 25-06-2017

We now have the following weeks available for this August.

Sat 5 - Sat 12 Aug 2017

Sat 12 - Sat 19 Aug 2017

If you would like to book, please do not hesitate to contact Linda
lindas.millers@gmail.com
0033 2 43 07 26 79

Alison & Mark Harding

Date Added: 17-06-2017

Mark & Alison Harding
3 - 17 June
We have been "fishing with the Millers" for many years, this is our 4th visit to Etang Hirondelle. This time we stayed for two weeks. This is such a beautiful place, the angling is amazing and the lake perfect. The villa is full of charm and we love it !
Linda's "Meals on Reels" are fantastic and very welcome at the end of a fabulous day.
The weather this visit has been hot so sunning by the pool has been an added bonus.
Fish wise........To many to count. Most of the fish were caught in the evenings due to the incredible weather? Best 3x 30LBS+, 10x 20lbs+, 4x 19lbs+ Sturgeons plus original stock. Using Glen's House Pellet and Maize works a treat.
Glen & Linda are wonderful people, perfect hosts and have given us loads of incredible memories from our holidays, thankd you just doesn't seem to be enough.......Can't wait till our return.

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Craig & Karen

Date Added: 3-06-2017

Craig & Karen 27 May - 3 May

1st time to Etang Hirondelle - What a lovely holiday !
Fishing was fantastic ! First day Craig caught a 42lb Mirror, beating his Pb ! I caught a 30lb Mirror beating my Pb of 26lb !
The main event was catching a 25lb Grass carp...OMG !! Iam absolutely over the moon !!
Weather was lovely but at times very hot.
We caught mostly Mirrors 1x 42 lb, 5x 30+lbs, biggest at 36lbs, 25lbs Grass Carp, various 20lbs+ biggest 28lbs.
We highly recommend the House Pellet & Maize, it works brilliantly.
Totally enjoyed our holiday, back again next year for a week and already booked for 2 weeks 2019

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Derek & Maggie Stritton

Date Added: 26-05-2017

It was great to see Maggie & Derek Stritton this week.....Here are their comments, photos to follow:
21 - 27 May
As always we had a great time. The combination of very hot weather and post spawning mean't the fish didn't come out to paly as much as usual and only fishing days. Never the less we still had carp up to 31lbs, Sturgeon up to 21lbs.
Thanks for the dinners, Excellent as always.
See you again in September.

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Guests report

Date Added: 9-05-2017

Rahim Party 29 April

First time at Etang Hirondell. Glen & Linda perfect hosts. Linda made us some great meals. Accommodation is very comfortable and great facilities. Lake is very beautiful and peaceful.
Fishing was very good and all the fish pristine.
Pike 6lbs, 2 sturgeon biggest at 20lbs, 8x 20s, 7 doubles and 5x 30s
biggest 37lbs 8ozs Miror
thanks for a great holiday.

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Andrew Brazier

Date Added: 6-05-2017

Sat 8 - Sat 22 April
Once again Lac Hirondelle looked a picture when we arrived and accomodation was clean and welcoming as we have come to expect from Linda and Glen.
The weather was unusual for the time of the year with temps in mid-twenties in the sun but only about 8deg out of it. No rain except a two minute shower and water level was a bit down.
Nights were very cold with frost on occasion. However the sunrises were majestic with mist over the lake and an eery feeling first thing, which I enjoyed.
Water was very cold 8-10deg and fish reluctant to feed, even the roach!
Used a sonar device to scan the bottom and found that the depth varied from a few inches upto 16ft.
In the sun fish were basking but nothing seemed to tempt them. Lots of blossom and insects being blown onto the lake so perhaps they were eating that.
We did manage some carp, the best being a mirror of 32lb, but sport was better with the Pike, several around the 8lb mark were caught.
We did see deer in the early morning and late evening and red squirrels were abundant. there was also evidence of Boar in the woods. Cuckoos were heard as was the Golden Oriol.
A very welcome break after a trying year and perhaps the fish will be more obliging when we come back in October.
Once again, a big thank you to Glen and Linda for all their help and good luck to all who follow us.
Andrew and Barbara
North Cornwall

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