The Potter family, 6th – 13th August

6th – 13th August We have had to wait a long time for this holiday due to covid but here we are and what a great week!With the temp in the 30s, fishing was quiet but we were still able to catch some great fish, new species, and PBs!The catch of the week was by […]

Wayne & Paul, 30th July – 6th August

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30th July – 6th August Our first visit to Etang Hirondelle, we waited 2 years for this trip!Glen’s advice was spot on, despite the extreme weather conditions we did catch some great fish.The Cottage is amazing and has everything, very comfortable and Linda’s food was fantastic. Didn’t fish nights, daytimes only.Thanks, Linda & Glen, booked […]

Derek & Tracey, 16th – 30th July

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16th – 30th July Our first visit back due to covid. We had a lovely relaxing holiday and an amazing time.due to the extremely hot weather fishing was slow however we did catch 32 carp, the biggest at 42lbs Mirror … 9x 30s…. high 20s, and the sturgeon who we call Stanley.We have missed Etang […]

9th – 16th July

9th – 16th July Thank you and Glen for last week’s great hosts. Lake and gîte beautiful as always. The weather was very hot so fishing was a little slow but still managed a few. Definitely see you both again in the near future so thanks again Many thanks Matthew, Lisa, and Jacob.

2nd – 9th July

2nd – 9th July This is the third time we (myself and my family with 3 teenage girls) have been to Etang Hirondelle – and the place captured my heart this time just as it did the very first time I saw it way back in 2016. It’s the most tranquil and wonderful setting to […]

Glen Loftus, 25th June – 2nd July

25th June – 2nd July Just to say how much we enjoyed our stay.  EtangHirondelle is a truly beautiful place. The fishing was excellent with what has to be some of the hardest fighting fish I’ve come across loved every minute of our stay apart from the packing up and leaving.

The Addenbrooke Family, 11th – 25th June

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11th – 25th June What a fortnight we had! Great Holiday, Great Hosts, Great Food, and Great Fishing all mixed together with pretty good weather. Ideal! Would we do it all again – in an instant! Already booked for 2023 and 2024.  My son and I each had a Personal Best Common Carp (4 x […]

Nigel Botherway, 4th – 11th June

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4th- 11th June talkSPORT radio presenter Nigel Botherway had just caught a 29lb mirror carp when something considerably bigger made off with his yellow pop-up attached to a size 6 barbless hook. For 15 minutes the Fisherman’s Blues host thought he was playing the biggest carp in the lake. In fact, he was fighting the […]

The Cat’s out the bag

The Cat’s out the bag To all of our guests, we are as surprised as you are!Back in 2020, taking advantage of covid, our son was back home and while walking around the lake he spotted a huge shadow in the water, he waited and watched for a while and came back to the house […]

Tony Bond & Darren Goodliman & The girls

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Tony Bond & Darren Goodliman & The girls 28 May – 4 June A great week topped off with amazing fish!   A new PB, 47.8lbs Common.and first time catching a sturgeon.Thanks Glen & Linda for all your help and looking after us.