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Grand Fontenay
Cepoy, Northern France

Grand Fontenay

Cepoy, Northern France
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Lake Description

Lac du Grand Fontenay

Like many carp fishing lakes in France, Lac du Grand Fontenay is an old gravel pit with a total area of 22 hectares, which is about 55 acres. The depths vary between 3 and 5,5 meters. The venue hold a fish stock af around 1000 carp and the current lake record is 28kg (62lb). Two swims feature a mobile home and two other swims have a small chalet for 1 angler. There are 14 swims provided with electricity. In the middle of the venue there's an interesting peninsula with 4 great swims. The bailiff lives on the property and is available at all times.

The swims

The lake has 17 comfortable swims with good access. There's a large variaty of swims so here's a little overview:

Swim 1: This is a single swim and for maximum 2 non-fishing guests. There's no electricity on this swim

Swims 2 & 3: They feature a mobile home and is for 2 anglers and 2 non-fishing guests

Swim 4: single swim. Electricity on the swim (included in the price)

Swims 5-6-7-8-9: singles; no electricity on these swims.

Swim 10: single swim with electricity (included in the price)

Swim 11: single swim without electricity.

Swim 12 & 13: both are double swims with electricity (included in the price) on each swim.

Swim 14: double swim, no electricity

Swim 15: single swim, with electricity included in the price

Swims 16 & 17: single swims; they feature a chalet with bed and are provided with electricity (included in the price)

After you have unloaded you park your vehicle near the reception for swim 15-16-17-1-2-3, or near swim 5 for swim 4-5-6-7, or at the entrace of the penisula for swim 8-9-10-11-12-13-14.

Stocks

There's a large fish stock with around 50 carp per hectare which are about 1200 fish in total.The management have done their homework as there's a stunning variety with not only commons and mirrors; there are also fully scales, linear carp, koi, leather & grassies. Every fish has a micro chip and at your arrival you'll receive a chip-reader to identify every fish you land. This way the lake has a perfect view on weight increase, unwanted deseases, etc. The biggest carp weigh around 65lb. There is also some sturgeon, catfish up to 75kg, pike & silver fish. The deeper spots can be found in front of swim 15, very recomendable for those who'd like to target catfish & sturgeon.

Service & Facilities

The facilities & WC are located behind swim 3, and next to the reception another sanitary building will be put in place soon. The mobile homes have their own WC & shower.

There's a small tackle shop on site, and you can rent bikes for 4€ per day. (mobile homes have 2 bikes included in the price)

Holiday home

Key points

  • Lake Lac du Grand Fontenay
  • Departement Loiret
  • Open All year around
  • Distance Calais-Grand Fontenay: 390 km
  • Area 22 ha
  • Bottom hard with some silt
  • Depth 3 à 5,5 meter
  • Weed No
  • Stock 1000 carp 22 - 65 lbs
  • Access All swims are accessible by car
  • Price per angler 282€ par week, 144€ weekend, 152€ midweek
  • Price per non-angler 5€ per day
  • Rent Cabin swim 16+17, electricity included 15€ per day
  • Rent Mobile home, electricity + non-anglers included 60€ per day
  • WIFI NO
  • Winter prices on demand
  • Exclusive Booking: up to -30% discount (22 anglers) contact us for a Quote!
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