Winter Break

Winter Break We were lucky enough to have a week in France between Christmas and the new year at the wonderful Etang Hirondelle. Luckily the weather was not too cold for the first 3 days allowing me to get the rods out, and wow! I had 3 fantastic 30s, the biggest being 36 lbs, along with […]

October 19th – November 2nd 2019

October 19th – November 2nd 2019 My wife Barbara and I have holidayed 4 weeks every year at Hirondelle since it opened, and at Boufettieres before that.During that time we have come to know Glen and Linda very well and have come to appreciate their kindness and unstinting help especially when Barbara was taken into […]

October 12th – October 19th 2019

October 12th – October 19th 2019 Well the week has flown by!Weather hit & miss all week, carp up to 36lbs 6ozs caught by Stacey and biggest sturgeon caught by Tylin aged 7 with help from Sam 30lbs 3ozs and Rhianna aged 10 caught her new PB 26lbs 9ozs!Great Holiday, thanks again to Glen & […]

October 5th – October 12th 2019

October 5th – October 12th 2019 Another great holiday, thank you Glen & Linda. Good fishing, some good sized pike and some really lovely carp up to 38lbs.

September 28th – October 5th 2019

french fishing holidays

September 28th – October 5th 2019 The end of another fantastic week has come around way too quick again!  Thank goodness we’ve already booked our week in 2020, and two weeks in 2021 !! The week saw Rick catch his personal best of 50 lbs 8 oz mirror, as well as many other catches ranging […]

September 21st – September 28th 2019

french fishing holidays

September 21st – September 28th 2019 Another fantastic visit to Etang Hirondelle, its now like home from home for us. Glen & Linda have been wonderful as always. The weather this week has been changeable but we enjoyed it non the less. Paul has had a great weeks fishing where quality has rained over quantity […]

September 14th – September 21st 2019

60 lbs carp france

September 14th – September 21st 2019 Another fantastic holiday at Etang Hirondelle. Personal bests for Barry and Stuart. An incredible new lake record of 60 lbs 2 oz !!

August 31st – September 14th 2019

fishing holiday france

August 31st – September 14th 2019 With not a great deal of fishing fun this Summer, I was really looking forward to a couple of weeks in France this September with Maggie.It all began to unravel three days into our trip when Maggie slipped and broke her ankle in two places! I was ready to […]

August 24th – August 31st 2019

fishing holiday france

August 24th – August 31st 2019 Another great family holiday at Etang Hirondelle. Great fishing although only fished for 2 full days, early mornings and once we got back from days out. Weather was hotFishing didn’t disappoint, 1×40+lbs, 45.4lbs, 9×30+lbs biggest 36.12lbs, My dad caught his PB 33lbs & another high light was catching a […]

August 10th – August 24th 2019

fishing holiday france

August 10th – August 24th 2019 Another great holiday at Glen & Linda’s lake, Etang Hirondelle. We had some lovely looking fish out topped off with a new lake record, Sturgeon 30lbs 8ozs. Already looking forward to next year (can’t come quick enough) lovely lake & surroundings. See you next year