October 2018 week ending 13/10/2018

Still no rain in northern France and i think all records have been broken with the driest summer on record; it’s ironic because in the south they have had floods! We would like just a little rain to fill the lakes up. Biggest fish this week goes...

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October 2018 week ending 6/10/2018

Still very little rain to report so we are not expecting any bumper catches until this happens, however the big fish are still feeding but not as heavily as we would like. Biggest fish of the week fell to Darren Williams at an arm aching 70-02, not...

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September 2018 week ending 29/9/2018

Biggest fish of the week was landed by Matty James at 62lb; it was yet another Pb to fall here at Cretelakes so congratulations Matt. Ryan Staunton was another angler to bank a biggie with a 60-05 mirror so congratulations Ryan. Jason Bowels got amongst...

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September 2018 week ending 22/9/2018

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September 2018 week ending 15/9/2018

Biggest fish this week was landed by Paul Mitchell at a stonking 72lb. He also managed a 50+ and a couple of 40s, that will do very nicely for a weeks fishing, well done Paul. Jason Drury got amongst the big girls when he landed a 67-03, and again he...

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September 2018 week ending 8/9/2018

We are still waiting for some wet weather which seems nowhere near France at the moment. The lakes are still fishing ok but we need some low pressure to really kick the lakes into life so the sooner the better. Biggest fish of the week fell to the...

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August 2018 week ending 1/9/2018

Biggest fish of the week fell to the rods of Alan Bland at 62-07; he also managed a few others including a 50+ and two 40s, well done Alan. Mike Watts got amongst the big girls with a 61-03 and went on to land four 40s as well so well done Mike. Brett...

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August 2018 week ending 25/8/2018

Biggest fish this week fell to the rods of Dave Church at a massive 66lb, Dave also managed to backed that up with a 40+ so congratulations Dave. James Steer was another angler to bank a sixty with a 62-10 Mirror, James also managed to bank a 50+ a 40+...

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August 2018 week ending 18/8/2018

A bit of rain made a huge difference to the fishing after a 4/5 month dry spell, April through to know as we all know has been a heat wave which is the driest spring summer in 40 years, most lakes in France are very low and are desperate for more rain...

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August 2018 week ending 11/8/2018

The first half of the week was similar to the last few months with temperatures very high across the whole of Europe including the UK, The second half see clouds starting to form and some rain which we haven’t seen for months, it also put the fish...

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July 2018 week ending 4/8/2018

The heat wave continues across Europe with temperatures breaking records in some countries, France, Spain and Portugal all desperate for rain, incredibly we still managed quite a few 50s. Biggest fish of the week fell to Luke Pugsley with a 61-04;...

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July 2018 week ending 28/7/2018

Another week completely dominated by the heat wave with temperatures hitting 100 degrees in Europe. In those conditions it’s going to be difficult so perseverance is what’s needed. Stephen Penny had a 53lber from Lake 1 so well done to you....

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July 2018 week ending 21/7/2018

The weather is playing havoc across Europe with the warmest and driest conditions for 50 years; this has very obviously has taken its toll on the fishing in such difficult conditions. So what’s the best tactics, firstly its best to choose a peg...

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July 2018 week ending 14/7/2018

Biggest fish this week fell to the rods of Richard Hall at 73-10, not satisfied with that monster he went on to back it up with three other 50s and five 30s, top angling well done Richard and congratulations. Jason Johnson was on the hunt for a biggie...

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July 2018 week ending 7/7/2018

The conditions continue to test the best of anglers and the less experienced struggling to put fish on the bank. The outlook is pretty similar in the next couple of weeks so be prepared to work for your fish. Biggest fish this week was landed by Lee...

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June 2018 week ending 30/6/2018

The weather continues to dominate Europe with warm sunshine and pleasant evenings, not great fishing conditions but lovely to chill out in. Biggest fish of the week fell to Kevin Townsend with a 63-01 mirror; he backed that up with a 40+ so well done...

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June 2018 week ending 23/6/2018

The weather is still warm and sunny here in France and i believe the UK is enjoying similar weather so for those that enjoy the warm weather bring your shorts. Bryan Heywood had an excellent week landing four 50s to 55lb and also managed a couple...

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June 2018 week ending 16/6/2018

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June 2018 week ending 9/6/2018

The weather is still not in favour of good fishing so all the fish caught have involved good angling and perseverance, Only eleven 50s this week which is poor by Cretelakes standards. Biggest fish of the week fell to Ryan Dennis at 60lb, it’s...

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June 2018 week ending 2/6/2018

Another very warm week with high temperatures made the fishing difficult for some of the anglers but as always a few of the big girls got their heads down with quite a few anglers going home with pb,s Biggest fish of the week was landed by Paul Ashton...

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May 2019 week ending 26/5/2019

The weather continues to be warm and settled with very little wind to cool the air. Despite the conditions the big fish keep on feeding. Biggest fish of the week fell to the rods of Alan Adcock who landed a new personal best at 64-05 well done Alan...

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May 2018 week ending 19/5/2018

It was another warm week with settled weather which might indicate we are in for a good summer. Biggest fish of the week fell to Doug Linaker with a 68lb mirror from lake 1, Doug also bank a couple more back up fish including a very fish under 20lb,...

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May 2018 week ending 12/5/2018

It was a hot week with temperatures around 23 degrees for most of the week, but despite the temperatures and a bit of spawning activity the big fish just keep on feeding. It is with great pride that we have a new Cretelakes ladies record to announce,...

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April 2018 week ending 5/5/2018

Another very good week for gig fish with 38 over 50lb and 100 40+ Biggest fish of the week fell to Johnnie McKay with a 68-08 mirror, he backed that up with another sixty at 61lb and three 50s amongst a few other including four 40s, top angling well...

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April 2018 week ending 28/4/2018

Yet another good week for big fish with loads of 50s and a couple of 60s. Biggest fish fell to the rods of Aaron Tolley with a 66lb mirror and he managed a back up fifty amongst a few others, well done Aaron. Mick Reynolds was another angler to bank...

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April 2018 week ending 21/4/2018

The weather has certainly changed from last week with temperatures around 24 degrees, not sure where spring went it seems we have jumped from winter to summer. Plenty of big fish out this week with the biggest falling to the rods of Michael Addams at...

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April 2018 week ending 14/4/2018

An improvement in the weather this week see temperatures starting to rise and it seems the first days of spring have finally arrived, the better conditions did improve the fishing with the bigger fish stating to show. Biggest fish of the week fell...

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March 2018 week ending 7/4/2018

After the longest winter for some years we are all eagerly awaiting some warm spring sunshine. The cold weather in northern Europe seems to going on forever so hopefully it will warm up very soon. Biggest fish of the week fell to Paul Harrison at...

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