2018

To see the Catch reports and comments from 2018

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 JOHN JAMES PARTY: 23/03-30/03/19 CAT LAKE ONLY

Our first time fishing in France. The trip was awesome/food amazing, perfect location. We will definitely return. New PB = 102lb CAT

 ALEX PERKINS PARTY:  23/03-30/03/19 CARP LAKE ONLY

Carp: 39lb, 22lb, 42lb, 20lb plus doubles

DAN – Great food, great people. Loved the lake, I would come back again.

ALEX – Fantastic, excellent food, fishing hard but new PB 42lb. Brilliant, will visit again. Thanks Dave & Sue.

STEVE MACK PARTY: 06/04-13/04/19 CARP LAKE ONLY

Carp: 37lb 8oz, 27lb 14oz, 26lb 2oz, 22lb, 41lb Grassies:30lb, 27lb 12oz, 26lb 8oz, 22lb

Great venue in wonderful surroundings, lake is pristine. Food is amazing and Sue & Dave are great hosts.

SIMON DICKINSON PARTY: 13/04-20/04/19 CARP LAKE ONLY

Carp: 44lb, 41lb 8oz, 20lb 3oz, 22lb 6oz, 23lb, 23lb 14oz, 53lb 8oz plus doubles from Cat lake. Grassies: 25lb, 30lb.

Sue’s cooking was absolutely magnificent. I could hardly move after each meal but didn’t need another morsel until the next meal. The fishing was hard at first but we managed to winkle out 22 fish between 3 of us including 2 x 40lb and a huge 53.08lb Mirror, queen of the lake.

The fish fight very hard and come on all methods. Brilliant week – wonderful food and hospitality. Highly recommend to all carpers. Thanks Dave & Sue 😊

MARK LITTLE 20/04-27/04/19

Carp: 39lb, 20lb, 27lb, 38lb, 27lb 5oz, 28lb, 43lb, 35lb, 38lb, 38lb, 28lb 5oz, 41lb, 21lb 5oz, 44lb, 30lb, 24lb, 25lb & 54lb 5oz

My 3rd visit to Windmill and again it has been a fantastic holiday. Great food, great company and excellent fishing. Thoroughly enjoyed my visit even though on my own. Made to feel most welcome. Will be returning over and over. Thanks Dave & Sue

MIKE GOODE PARTY: 27/04 - 05/04/19 CARP LAKE ONLY

Carp: 289lb, 36lb, 20lb, 25lb, 20lb, 20lb, 30lb, 23lb, 24lb, 45lb, 27lb, 35lb, 26lb, 30lb, 38lb

Good clean venue, quite and peaceful. Fishing was slow but 18 Carp up to 43lb.  3 x 30’s and a few 20’s. Food was brilliant. Thank you

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TOM BOOTH PARTY: 27/04 – 05/04/19 CAT LAKE ONLY

Cats: 33lb 4oz, 40lb 12oz, 21lb, 64lb 8oz, 33lb 8oz, 29lb, 21lb 4oz, 39lb 8oz, 29lb 8oz plus doubles

Brilliant week had by all on the Cat Lake. Plenty of cats/carp caught during the week. Sue’s cooking is the best grub you’ll ever need.

PAUL WATKINS PARTY: 04/05 – 11/05/19 CARP LAKE ONLY

Carp: 39lb 8oz, 28lb 8oz, 45lb 8oz, 38lb, 25lb, 37lb 12oz, 46lb, 41lb 12oz, 25lb, 24lb 2oz, 40lb 10oz, 37lb 4oz, 27lb 12oz, 41lb

Great week had by all, Dave and Sue are excellent hosts. Dave is very knowledgeable and will put you on any spot!!! Sue is an absolute diamond and a demon in the kitchen. The food package is an absolute must. The fishing was slow at the start of the week due to the weather being really cold. This soon changed and the fishing really picked up. All three of us have beaten our French PB’s. Top place and a massive thanks from us all!!!! Wallop!!!!

STEVE HORTH PARTY: 11/05 – 18/05/19

Carp: 23lb 3oz, 35lb 5oz, 28lb 12oz, 25lb 12oz, 23lb 3oz, 20lb 1oz, 23lb 12oz, 36lb 2oz, 31lb 12oz plus numerous doubles from Cat lake.

Great week, venue great and all we hoped for. Afternoons on the Cat lake were fun with plenty of sport and we caught PB’s on the Carp lake. Food and hosts great. Definitely considering a return.

ANDY COSTIN PARTY: 18/05 – 25/05/19

Carp: 31lb 1oz, 43lb 1oz, 41lb 5oz, 48lb 1oz, 35lb 6oz, 38lb 3oz, 22lb 9oz, 25lb 3oz, 21lb 15oz, 45lb 1oz, 23lb plus doubles.

Thanks for a wonderful week, the food was the best we’ve ever experienced and the fishing was great. Good stamp of fish and all were in fantastic condition. The fishery as a whole was peaceful and couldn’t think of a better place to spend a week. Thanks.

DAN HURSEY & FAMILY: 25/05 – 01/06/19

Carp: 31lb 5oz, 22lb, 25lb, 41lb, 22lb 5oz, 23lb 5oz plus 85 fish from Cat lake.

Fantastic week once again. This place is stunning, great stamp of fish, lots of fun had on Cat lake with the boys. Sue and Dave are fabulous, food outstanding. Will miss every aspect of this place. Thank you xx

IAN WHITTIKER PARTY: 08/06 – 15/06/19 CARP LAKE ONLY

Carp:  numerous doubles from Cat lake

Great week, fished the cat lake as specimen was spawning. Caught lots of good fish, regularly. Facilities were excellent, cracking shower!! Sue’s food is superb!! I’m a stone heavier but very happy to have been fed so well. Cheers Dave and Sue for a bostin week!!!

Fabulous!! What a gorgeous place to be!

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LUKE RUMBLE PARTY: 15/06 – 22/06/19 CARP LAKE ONLY

Carp: 45lb 9oz, 27lb 10oz, 23lb 15oz, 37lb 15oz, 25lb, 21lb, 39lb 11oz, 34lb, 36lb 6oz, 23lb, 48lb 5oz, 40lb 12oz, 40lb 5oz, 42lb 12oz, 50lb 12oz, 23lb, 37lb 5oz, 28lb 8oz, 25lb 15oz, 23lb 7oz, 46lb 3oz, 44lb 10oz, 25lb 5oz, 38lb 8oz, 25lb, 34lb 4oz, 54lb, 20lb, 25lb, 22lb 15oz, 40lb 13oz, 37lb, 29lb 14oz, 20lb, 26lb 6oz & 42lb 8oz

Excellent weeks fishing, 3 new PB’s. Over 40 Carp for the week. As always Sue’s food is spot on, always walked back to the lake with a full stomach 😊

Would highly recommend Windmill Lakes to everyone looking for a weeks Carp fishing.

MARCUS RIGBY PARTY: 22/06 – 29/06/19 CARP LAKE ONLY

Carp: 38lb, 47lb 8oz, 50lb 12oz, 29lb 8oz, 30lb, 22lb, 48lb 8oz, 44lb 12oz, 26lb plus doubles

New PB 50lb 10oz, slow fishing due to the weather but had a great week. Dave & Sue are a great couple and the food is spot on.

GARATH BROWNE: 29/06 – 06/07/19 CARP LAKE ONLY

Carp: 21lb, 25lb, 20lb, 32lb, 48lb & 22lb

Had a peaceful week in beautiful surroundings. Beat PB twice and finished my trip with a 48lb Mirror. Thanks for looking after me so well!!

JAMES & ADAM DICK: 06/07 – 13/07/19 CARP LAKE ONLY

Carp: 49lb 10oz, 38lb 7oz, 43lb 5oz & 37lb 10oz

Awesome week. Weather was a bit too hot for the fish, started slow. Picked up mid week. Adam smashed PB 3 times. Dad sat and watched LOL. Thanks again D&S. Wicked grub.

ANTHONY LOWE PARTY: 13/07 – 20/07/19 CARP LAKE ONLY

Carp: 32lb 10oz, 25lb, 26lb, 20lb, 25lb & 33lb 9oz Cats:  50lb

This is the 3rd time we have been and once again its been fantastic. Thank you to Sue & Dave for being great hosts.

COLIN CLAXTON: 13/07 – 20/07/19 CAT LAKE ONLY

Cats: 63lb 13oz, 25lb, 45lb, 60lb, 50lb, 60lb, 25lb & 60lb

Another great week, lost count of visits to this venue but just gets better every time. Great fishing, food great and Sue & Dave lovely hosts. Look forward to next visit.

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JOHN & AMANDA ELLERTON: 13/07 – 20/07/19 CARP LAKE ONLY

Carp: 31lb, 20lb, 36lb, 48lb 8oz, 33lb, 41lb 8oz, 32lb, 36lb, 20lb, 29lb 12oz, 37lb 6oz, 43lb 8oz & 25lb

Another fantastic weeks fishing. Glorious weather and still plenty of fish. Fabulous hosts, excellent food, wonderful venue – a week is just not enough!! Looking forward to next year.

STUART SABEY: 20/07 – 27/07/19, extreme temps 40 degrees plus

Carp: 27lb 5oz, 34lb 10oz, 23lb 2oz, 52lb 8oz, 43lb 10oz, 23lb, 20lb plus numerous doubles from Cat lake.

Great venue, a bit too hot till the last couple of days when it really switched on. Great food.

STEVE & MARTIN WILES: 03/08 – 10/08/19

Carp: 22lb, 24lb 12oz, 31lb 4oz, 34lb 8oz, 34lb 8oz, 22lb 6oz, 22lb, 27lb, 31lb 8oz, 40lb 8oz, 39lb 8oz, 26lb 8oz, 41lb 8oz, 20lb, 36lb 4oz, 32lb 8oz, 37lb 8oz, 40lb 10oz, 43lb 8oz

Many thanks Sue & Dave, a great weeks food & fishing, the best angling holiday ever!

DEKLAN MARSHALL PARTY: 10/08 – 17/08/19

Carp: 32lb 8oz, 24lb 2oz, 21lb, 32lb 4oz, 35lb 12oz, 20lb, 22lb 12oz, 37lb, 29lb 12oz, 20lb 6oz plus doubles. Grassies: 44lb 8oz, 44lb 2oz, 35lb 10oz Cats: 85lb, 38lb, 95lb

Great week, great food. Thanks a lot. Will by coming back.

Fantastic week as usual. Great venue & lovely food.

NICK CATER PARTY: 17/08 – 24/08/19 CARP LAKE ONLY

Carp: 31lb, 34lb

Fantastic fish, clean location, great food, will 100% return.

Absolutely marvellous, had a great time and don’t want to leave.

JOHN & HARRY GANNON: 17/08 – 24/08/19 CAT LAKE ONLY

Cats: 20lb, 22lb 8oz, 28lb, 88lb, 30lb, 40lb plus doubles

Brilliant venue, great fish and people, can’t wait to return.

As above, PB Cat for my son and more in total than last year – lovely time and nice to meet our fishing colleagues. .

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DENNIS HARRIS: 24/08 – 31/08/19 CAT LAKE ONLY

Carp: 50 fish to 18lb Cats: 4 fish to 25lb

Great food. Sue & Dave are good hosts, fantastic fishing. Will be back again. 

CONNOR CONNOLLY PARTY: 24/08 – 31/08/19 CARP LAKE ONLY

Carp: 25lb, 21lb 

Great food, first time in France and was a good learning curve with some good fish in the end.

Thank you.

DAVE POLSTON PARTY: 31/08 - 07/09/19

CARP:41lb 4oz, 31lb 8oz, 37lb, 37lb 8oz, 38lb 8oz, 42lb 8oz, 47lb, 36lb, 33lb, 33lb, 42lb, 36lb, 39lb, 37lb, 44lb, 38lb 4oz, 54lb, 35lb 4oz, 39lb, 31lb 8oz, 40lb, 35lb plus 15 twenties

A superb venue, wonderful fishing and excellent hosts.  We all agreed the food was the highlight of the day.  Many thanks to Sue & Dave.

LEE BRADFORD PARTY: 07/09 - 14/09/19 CARP LAKE ONLY

CARP: 46lb, 35lb 2oz, 42lb 4oz, 36lb 1oz, 47lb, 38lb, 39lb 6oz, 38lb, 37lb, 36lb, 33lb, 45lb, 42lb , 46lb, 47lb 12oz, 40lb 2oz, 50lb 4oz, 40lb, 42lb 4oz plus 13 twenties.

Superb hosts, great food package and lovely lake.  Good time had by all, great fish caught and PB's all round.

STAINES MASSIVE: 07/09 - 14/09/19 CAT LAKE ONLY

CATS: 72lb, 55lb, 96lb, 85lb, 32lb & 30lb, 36lb 56lb

Another fantastic week.  Food amazing as always.  Our favourite venue.  Many thanks Dave & Sue, see you next year.

ANTHONY GORMAN PARTY: 14/09 - 21/09/19

CARP: 29lb, 35lb, 30lb 8oz, 25lb 8oz, 34lb 8oz, 41lb 12oz, 28lb, 44lb, 39lb 2oz, 40lb 4oz

Had a great weeks fishing on a well run venue, superb hosts from start to finish.  Personally beat PB twice in the week.  All the fish are in great condition.  Food is absolutely brilliant.  Facilities lovely and clean.  Would recommend to any of my Carp fishing friends.  Thanks for a great week, Stephen & Tony

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PAUL PARKER PARTY: 21/09 - 27/09/19

CARP:  32lb 8oz, 39lb 8oz, 25lb 8oz, 37lb 4oz, 20lb

CATS: 54lb 4oz

Lovely lake, fishing was slow but still a great time.

Paul: Great time as usual, 2nd time here, sure it won't be the last.  Food was perfect, thanks Dave & Sue

MARK LITTLE PARTY:  21/09 -28/09/19

CARP: 41lb, 36lb & 46lb

As always great hospitality.  Food was amazing as usual.  Although fishing was slow we still had a great time.  Will be back next year.

MARK HOWARD PARTY 05/10 - 12/10/19

CARP: 27lb, 24lb, 21lb, 42lb, 23lb, 31lb & 34lb

Lovely lake, PB's for two of us.  Fantastic food! Dave & Sue really looked after us and gave great fishing advice.

JAMES & ANDY KING: 19/10 - 26/10/19

CARP:  42lb, 24lb, 42lb, 42lb, 29lb 5oz & 34lb 5oz

Nice James PB of 42lb Mirror.  Just 2 of us, 7 fish in total.  Good week, got looked after, nothing too much trouble, food great.