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Bletiere venue at a glance
  • Driving distance from Calais: 4.4 hrs
  • Driving distance from Caen : 2.1 hrs
  • Lake size: 2 acres
  • Best carp to date: 46 lbs
  • Up to: 4 anglers
  • Accomodation options: bivvi and house
  • Other species listed: none
  • On site bait:
  • Bivvi cooking facilities: no
  • Food package available:
  • Verified: 2021-05-11

Bletiere venue description
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La Bletiere is a beautiful little venue in the heart of the French countryside, around 2.5 hours from the ferry at Caen, where you can have a well stocked carp lake all to yourself and stay in a high quality gite on the banks of the lake. It’s owned by English couple John & Lesley London who live on site and are always on hand for help and advice. A maximum of 4 anglers can fish the lake but John prefers 3 as that gives you options to move around a little. Bletiere gets its name from the French word for wheat, ble, because it was once part of a large cereal farm. The 2.5 acre lake sits in 16 acres of woods and fields giving you real seclusion. You reach the property down a long track and it’s totally enclosed by other fields and woods, not over looked at all – the feeling of exclusion & tranquillity is palpable. There’s always been a lake here - it can be found on maps back as far as 1833 – and over the years it’s been extended to its present size and shape. The local village is just 2km away and here you’ll find a restaurant/bar and a well stocked grocers store. You can reach the city of Le Mans by motorway in 50 minutes and the Loire valley is only 1.5 hours away.

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Bletiere carp lake

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