Heron Lake

Regular Pete Allen arrived for a 4 day stay that got extended to a 7 day stay courtesy of a Ryanair cancellation…………….!!!!!!!! 18.0C, 42.0C, 32.0M, 34.0M, 28.5M, 15.0C, 47.0C, 52.2M, 41.0C, 41.0M, 53.8M, 27.2M, 42.8M, 43.0M, 40.8M, 40.0M, 41.0M, 40.0M, 55.0M.

Total Weight – 738.3lbs, Average Weight – 38.9lbs

Wow……what a week for Pete. 19 fish, an overall PB, a PB common and an average weight of nearly 39lbs.

Not a bad way to sign off as we close to await the Coronavirus outcome.

Stay safe everybody and we will see you on the other side……….we hope!


As from the 22nd March 2020, Puyravaud will remain closed due to the coronavirus and the approach taken by both the French and UK Governments. This has been forced on us by the cancelling of all flights and ferries from the UK in the short-term and the announcement of a lock down situation in the UK by Boris Johnson on March 23rd.

In the meantime, all customers will be offered alternative dates either in 2020 if possible, 2021 or 2022.  If customers wish to cancel they should claim on their travel insurance. We are doing everything we can to accommodate our customers and there is still much uncertainty. We ask that our customers understand that compromises will have to be made together to get through this unprecedented situation.

The most important thing right now is to STAY SAFE and we will see you all again at Puyravaud as soon as possible.

Thanks Marion and Peter


Our first catch report of the 2020 season! Regulars Kevin, Chris, Chris and Charlie kicked us off this time round.

Heron Lake

62.0M (Equals lake record), 32.5C, 50.0M, 31.0C, 42.0M, 28.0M, 42.0M, 26.0C, 31.0M, 43.0M, 35.0M, 43.0M.

Kingfisher Lake

37.5M, 46.0M

Bit slow on Kingfisher which will need time to settle down after the works and a year of grass. Great news for Kevin who had never had a 50 at Puyravaud despite a double figure number of trips. Now he jumps straight into the 60’s club and gets his first 50 as well. Well done that man!!!!!!!!



It seems like its been a very long time, but we have finally completed the refurbishment and stocking of Kingfisher Lake. Its been almost one year since we began the project to strengthen the dam wall and build a new monk.

A couple of weeks ago, we drained Heron Lake, sorted the fish and re-stocked some back into Kingfisher. Very pleased with the results of the netting – all fish in good health and weights were higher than expected. Biggest fish is 65lb, found some lovely high 50’s which should make 60 this year, but probably the best news is the stock of 40’s we have (39), many of which will soon add to the good number of 50’s we already

Netting Heron 2020
Ian with a nice 50 for Kingfisher

have in both lakes.

The day was long, but productive and I must thank Gary and Ian who flew out from the UK specially to run the nets as well as David and Claude – good friends who are always around when there is hard work to be done.

It finally feels like we are getting Puyravaud back to normal and ready for the 2020 season.

PS we do have one week in May and one in September free after a couple of date moves, so if anyone is interested its an unexpected opportunity to catch some Puyravaud carp in 2020. Get in touch.



Due to a couple of booking changes, we now have some availability in May and September 2020. The dates are

9 – 16th May (Heron Lake with Barn)

9 – 16th May (Kingfisher Lake with Cottage)

12 – 19th September (Heron Lake with Barn)

12 – 19th September Kingfisher Lake with Cottage)

If anyone is interested please get in touch by emailing mpjackson08@btinternet.com or ringing us on 0033545672170.


Heron Lake

Jamie and Chris here for a very quick weekender for Chris’s 40th birthday – 28.11M, 32.3M, 49.7M, 39.5M, 34.2M, 35.2M

6 fish, Total Weight – 219.6lbs, Average Weight – 36.6lbs

Literally a two day trip, but both guys went away with big PB’s.

Kingfisher Lake

Closed all season


Heron Lake

Mark and Terry’s 2nd trip of the year and we have lost count of how many in total (15+), fished just days as usual – 28.0M, 40.4M, 31.8C, 28.0C, 45.0C, 24.0M, 50.4M, 28.9M, 43.8M, 32.4M, 37.0M, 43.0M, 44.0M, 29.0M, 41.0C, 44.8M, 46.8C, 62.0M (New Lake Record)57.8M, 27.8M

20 fish, Total Weight – 785.9lbs, Average Weight – 39.3lbs

A very difficult start to the trip with no fish for the first 3.5 days! Recovered well with Mark grabbing a new lake record and PB and overall 11 fish over 40lbs.


Heron Lake

Emma, Josh and Kevin back for their 4th trip to Puyravaud – 42.7M, 56.0C, 26.0M, 21.0M, 38.7M, 44.0C, 37.7M, 43.oM, 33.8M, 37.0C, 36.0M, 33.0M, 44.0M, 32.0M, 25.0C, 53.0M, 33.0M, 24.0M, 34.0M, 57.0M, 49.0M, 49.0M, 46.0M, 40.0M, 42.0C, 44.0M

26 fish, Total Weight – 1020.9lbs, Average Weight – 39.26lbs

A great week with 3 x 50’s and 10 x 40’s as well as 2 PB’s for good measure. Emma, Josh and Kevin will be back in March for another go!

Kingfisher Lake

Closed all season (but its filling back up now!!!!!)



Its seems like ages, but I am happy to say that work is now progressing well on Kingfisher Lake! We have a lot to do to strengthen the dam wall, build a new cold water monk and re-build the three swim fronts. We have made a lot of progress in the last couple of weeks and despite some setbacks with the base of the monk, we are hoping to finish by the 11th October.

We will then fill up the lake and stock sometime in December. We have ordered a number of new fish (20 – 26lbs) that will become the next generation of large Puyravaud carp and also ensure there is sufficient competition for food in both lakes from 2020 onwards.


Heron Lake

Terry White back at Puyravaud for yet another trip, fishing days only – 52.8M, 37.8M, 32.9M, 36.9C, 40.0M, 31.4M, 25.8M, 27.4C, 32.9M, 25.0M, 34.5M, 31.9C, 60.8M, 25.9C, 35.9C, 23.8M, 37.9M, 52.7M, 46.7M, 49.0M

20 fish, Total Weight – 742.0lbs, Average Weight – 37.1lbs

Kingfisher Lake

Closed all season