Etang de Planchon

Venue description:

Welcome to Etang de Planchon, a friendly carp fishing destination within the Haute Vienne region of France, near the lovely market town of Chateauponsac which has bars, restaurants and shops.

This beautiful four acre lake is set in a ten acre estate and is a secluded and secure venue which caters for a maximum of five anglers per week, licensed for day and night fishing where no permits are required.

This is the perfect destination for first timers to France, novice or well seasoned anglers. You can be assured of a very warm and friendly welcome at a venue with superb facilities and great fishing.

The venue also includes a fully contained two bedroom Gite overlooking the lake, which can be hired and is ideal for anglers bringing their family, friends and partners.

Come along and share this fantastic fishing experience

The Lake

Etang de Planchon is a beautiful and secure four acre lake set in ten acres of tranquil countryside. The lake surrounding is mainly laid to lawn with an area of woodland and has stunning views through the valley.

The Lake is fed by two streams and two natural springs which provide good water levels all year round. It has the classification of a fish farm due to the very high water quality and optimum temperatures encouraging incredible growth rates.

Fishing is permitted day and night, maximum limit of 5 anglers with 3 rods each. The stocking levels are sensibly set with 2 tonnes of carp (152 carp comprising of mirrors and commons, ranging from 22lb to 50+) giving each angler an average of 0.4 tonne of carp (30 carp) per swim.

The lake has also been stocked with approximately 40 pike, although the largest stocked is 2Kg they will soon grow to be a sizeable catch.

The Facilities

The venue has excellent modern facilities.

There is a dedicated anglers comfort and refreshment area which is open 24/7 where you will find tea and coffee making facilities, a fridge-freezer to store your supplies and a sink. There are power sockets with English extension leads for charging your mobile phones or camera batteries.

For those not wanting to "bivvy up", or if you choose to bring your partner or family, there is the option of staying in the luxurious fully furnished two bedroom Gite over looking the lake, which has its own private entrance and is available for an extra charge.


Should you opt for the full package, home cooked Breakfast and evening meals are included and served in our dining area, inside the main house or outside on the sun patio overlooking the lake.


– An option of a full English/continental breakfast or a choice of baguettes with tea/coffee and fruit juices.

Evening Meals

– A hot meal prepared on site from fresh local produce. Individual dietary requirements and personal preferences will be taken into account.

  * There is an option of a weekly BBQ should you prefer. All meat and vegetables will be prepared with home made marinades, plain or spicy, the choice will be yours!

  * There is also an option of traditional home cooked authentic Indian and Thai curries should you wish.

  * For those who do not want to reel their rods in, food, drinks and bait can be delivered to your swim upon request. Should you need anything that is not available on site, we can take you to the local shops or get the supplies on your behalf.

  * If you have not opted for the "All Inclusive" package, meals can be provided for you as an additional supplement.

Bathroom and Shower

There is a toilet, shower, basin and mirror available 24/7 within the anglers area which are cleaned daily. The shower and basin have hot water available day and night.

Prices and Packages

Whether you want a hassle free holiday by going for the "All inclusive" package where you will be picked up from Limoges airport, the tackle will be set up ready for you and all meals will be cooked for you or if you want to bring your own fishing equipment, the choice is yours.

Maximum number of anglers allowed on the lake is 5, with 3 rods each. We can accommodate 6 anglers however this will restrict the number of rods for a few of the anglers.

Should you decide to come in a group, there is also the option of "Exclusive lake hire".

For those not wanting to "bivvy up" or if you want to bring your partner or family, you can also hire the Gite.

To ensure you have a fantastic holiday, we will work with you and help you to customise the packages to meet your requirements.

For current Price list click HERE

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