Raymond, Marcel and Remco’s Carp Fishing Trip – Trois fontaine September 2011

Raymond with a 14kg MirrorAfter a successful trip to the French village, it was still some time to find the water “Trois Fontaines”, we asked it to an old villager who spontaneously grabbed his car keys and took us to the water. Arriving at the water had a pleasant conversation with the owner, John, we were the only one on the water, so choose free site! Read the rest of this entry »

Our weekend at Trois Fontaine…

Jo & Will spent an enjoyable stay on the Small Lake at Trois Fontaine, here is there own story…

Jo with her best carp from Trois Fontaine

Jo with her best carp from Trois Fontaine

The Wife (who has never night fished and never seen a fish over 8lbs) and I fished the small lake from 4pm Friday to 2pm Monday. 

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Making the most of Autumn

Now that Autumn is beginning to be felt the fishing at Trois Fontaine will go through an awesome lift as the Carp pack on weight in preparation for the Winter.

The longer nights and falling temperatures act as a trigger to Carp to make that frenetic final push to eat as much as they can and they approach their top weights as Autumn leads into Winter. Read the rest of this entry »

Lunkers & Lumps from Trois Fontaine

No Trois Fontaine blog would be complete without a look at some of the target species – Enjoy 🙂

Lee with a 32lb Lump

Lee with a 32lb Lump

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Using Pellets at Trois Fontaine

Although high oil pellets are banned at Trois Fontaine, the specialist Carp pellets are an excellent way of getting the fish eating in your swim.

Nowadays there are a wide variety of pellets avaialable that are designed for Carp and are safe for them to eat. Read the rest of this entry »

Using Bait Boats at Trois Fontaine

Bait boats give a new dimension to fishing at Trois Fontaine and allow you fish many spots that are inaccesable by casting.

In addition to improving your range, the abiility to place a bait with accuracy and surrounded by a tight patch of free offerings can be a decided advantage. Read the rest of this entry »

Margin Fishing at Trois Fontaine

One of the best features of both the main and small lake is the depth and variety of margin features which make it a great place for those who like to fish close in.

The same applies for those who like to fish the far margin, as the swims are only on one side of both lakes there are great targets to hit on the far side. Read the rest of this entry »

What Bait Shall I Use?

Always a tricky one!, but fish meals seem to do the business 🙂

One bait that several anglers have had good results on is Mainline Fusion, this meaty/fishy bait has accounted for some good bags and many of the bigger fish. Read the rest of this entry »

A quick walk around Trois Fontaine’s Main Lake!

Main Lake is an old estate lake of classic looks, surrounded by trees with reed lined margins and a host of lilies at the Eastern end.

We will start our walk from the car park and move South across the dam for a good view up the lake.

Trois Fontaine View Up the Main Lake

Trois Fontaine View Up the Main Lake

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A quicker walk around Trois Fontaine’s Small Lake

Trois Fontain’s smaller lake is a manageable 2 acres and a great place to ensure you are on the fish if you are struggling on the Main Lake.

The view from the Main Lake dam lets you see all of the Small Lake which is shaped as a square surrounded by mature trees and nicly lined with reeds.

Trois Fontaine Small Lake

Trois Fontaine Small Lake

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