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New for 2020...

4 mandarin catfish stocked in February

Etang de Azat-Chatenet - New for 2020

The Mandarin catfish (sometimes called 'the golden catfish')

We're excited to announce that we stocked 4 mandarin catfish here on the 22nd February 2020, estimated weights from about 20lb to 30lb+. We will update more with fish weights and photos when they have been caught by anglers. You can read about this on our facebook post and see customer comments.

If you're interested in catching one here's some information about mandarin catfish along with fishing methods. Plus, read about lake owner James' experience catching some of these in 1999 in the magazine article below.


The Mandarin catfish


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Mandarin catfish at Etang de Azat-Chatenet fishing lake in France
Mandarin catfish at Etang de Azat-Chatenet fishing lake in France
Mandarin catfish at Etang de Azat-Chatenet fishing lake in France
Mandarin catfish at Etang de Azat-Chatenet fishing lake in France

Magazine article

The 3 Albino's / Return to Bavaria
One of the best things that I have done in fishing was to join the Catfish Conservation Group. I went to the fishing show at the NEC in Birmingham and met some of the members on their C.C.G stand. Coming from Bristol I did not have any catfish in any of our local waters so I knew that I would have to be prepared to travel a fair journey to get to fish for them...
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See our fishing rates and packages available

We have various French fishing packages starting from day tickets, short sessions, 24 hour night fishing and last minute special offers. Weekly bookings include: mixed fishing groups, exclusive fishing groups and exclusive venue with holiday cottage.

For families or couples wanting to combine a holiday in France with fishing for one angler we have a holiday cottage rental package with fishing for one angler.

Plus holiday cottage rental without fishing, available throughout the year.

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