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Pond fishing for the day

Enjoy a game of day fishing with your family, introduce your children to the sport or simply spend a relaxing moment by the water.

Nothing could be easier in some of our self-catering villages where you can practice your hobby right inside the village and sometimes even almost from your cottage.
In complete safety and in a preserved area you have the chance to be on the edge of ponds in a natural setting and observe a varied fauna.

Fish are in abundance because in these places No Kill is the rule.

4 great places to fish in a private pond on vacation

1. No kill fishing in Aveyron

In a quiet, wooded environment you’ll find at the Ferme du Duzou a small private lake set up for anglers but also for nature breaks and picnics.
The rule here is no kill to protect fish and biodiversity and ensure natural fish stocking.
In these conditions some specimens of carp can reach 10 kgs.
A path around the lake gives you easy access to the pitches and boats are at your disposal, with life jackets for your safety.

? The environment and the size of the carp.

2. Fishing pond in Deux-Sèvres

Les chalets de la Héronnière are a true paradise for lovers of fishing in enclosed waters. The quality of the natural environment on this site favors the presence of numerous species of fish. Carp, pike, perch, eel and roach are all naturally present. A discovery trail will enable you to observe the rich flora and fauna of l’étang de la Héronnière whose ecosystem is similar to that of the Marais poitevin.

? Family fishing in an exceptional natural environment

3. Etangs des Sources in Périgord

Private ponds at the foot of Hautefort castle. The Village de Gîtes Les Sources boasts a large park with 5 ponds, one of which is over a hectare in size. Come and fish in this beautiful setting, the activity is free for holidaymakerson the sole condition of putting the fish in the water. The ponds are regularly stocked with carp, roach, tench, gudgeon, pike and zander.

? Diverse water features for young and old alike.

4. Ponds in the Périgord Vert

In the Pérgord Vert, right next to the Tartou gîtes near your rental, a private pond is accessible, without a map, to holidaymakers from the gîtes village.
Ideal for family fishing, carp, tench and roach are naturally present, young and old will find their happiness.
We can also take you 5mn from Tartou to a 2 hectare pond that a friend graciously puts at our disposal.

? Ideal for introducing children to angling

Pond fishing in a self-catering village

The pond is an ideal place to have a good family day and fish in optimal conditions. There’s no need for sophisticated equipment to get started; a simple rod is all that’s needed to ensure that children have wonderful memories of their first fishing trip. For those who are hooked, the pond can hold some nice surprises, with big trout and carp of respectable size to satisfy the luckiest of anglers.

Private bodies of water are not reserved solely for farmed trout fishing and competitions for the space of a release day. On the contrary, in the self-catering villages the private ponds are extremely fishery-rich, and the fishing is natural.

You’ll find many species

  • Carp
  • Pike
  • Perch
  • Black bass
  • Zander
  • Tench
  • Royon

Finally, to preserve the biodiversity of these natural areas, the practice of no kill is encouraged.