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   Old Thread  #18 21 Feb 2021 at 12.32pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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   Old Thread  #17 21 Feb 2021 at 11.24am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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**** me yon, you only have to smell a barmaids apron and your mangled so not much of a recommendation
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   Old Thread  #16 19 Feb 2021 at 9.41am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I've been to the Rochefort Abbey where they make the Rochefort Trappist. They make cheese too. Amazing place and great fun getting cheesed/beered up with all the monks wandering around.
There's a bar in Brussels called Delirium which stocks pretty much every Belgian beer. They have a beer menu half an inch thick. Again, great fun, but bloody dangerous on a night out

Edit: I'm lying it was the Maredsous Abbey I went too lol. They make a few beers, Maredsous Triple being the best.
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   Old Thread  #15 19 Feb 2021 at 8.45am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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To many to choose from, but any general shop will have a good selection... get a few and enjoy them... Dont get me wrong Jupiler is a good cheap beer if you just want to kill your thirst but being in Belgium you certainly should try others from wide selection... Personally I like local Vicaris Generaal, maybe a few that are general available in any other shops and I like would be La Trappe Quadrupel, Rochefort Trappist, Westmalle Trippel, Leffe Bruin etc... I am sure any Belgian reading this will smile at my choice... The best you can do is visit local shop and get local beer (look for small or 0,7l bottles not cans), if anywhere you really are spoiled with choices in Belgium when it comes to beer... Maybe member Robby will shed some light on this, he owns a bar and knows beers much more than I do...
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   Old Thread  #14 19 Feb 2021 at 8.12am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Why not recommend one.
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   Old Thread  #13 19 Feb 2021 at 7.46am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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with 100s of beers in belgium shops I sure hope they try something else...
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   Old Thread  #12 19 Feb 2021 at 7.15am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Jupiler is a nice drop in the sunny weather with a nice meal
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   Old Thread  #11 14 Feb 2021 at 6.56am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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And...Belgium got some great baitcompany's.....easier to get some decent bait when there is trouble bringing it.
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   Old Thread  #9 12 Feb 2021 at 8.48am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Don't forget the Belgian beer to wash it down with!!
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   Old Thread  #8 11 Feb 2021 at 2.08pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Many thanks all for the suggestions.

From one of the messages i received, we were suggested Carpinsula in Belgium. Not france like initially planned but i'm convinced on the lake.

We watched a Carpology video on the venue and decided on Mint lake as it seems the best combination of runs and chances of a decent fish. They go to 48lb so not record breaking by any stretch but definitely big enough for us.

Its only a 1 acre, single swim lake so meets our close and intimate perfectly!

Plus, the biggest win of all is the price. Most france lakes we looked at were 1000+ for just the venue with all travel/bait/food on top. Carpinsula will have all the extras but the lake only costs 240. This means we can literally go twice for the same money. So we are! We're going Mint pool this year and Belly pool next year!

I have no doubt we will fish France at some point, but belgium seems like an obvious entry point into EU fishing being an almost middle ground. We're also going to stay in belgium for a couple of days after the fishing and buy far too much belgian chocolate!
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   Old Thread  #7 11 Feb 2021 at 7.54am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I'm booked to go to Golden Oaks with the family next year and really looking forward to it, will be my 1st trip there. A really nice intimate water is Legends at Tremblaye if just the 2 of you. Lovely lake that is in the grounds of an old castle and has part of the moat still there that is part of the lake. Decent stock that has been supplemented in recent years. Great owners as well and a very good food package. Accommodation is in the form a a quaint flat on site, about 100 yards from the lake
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   Old Thread  #6 10 Feb 2021 at 11.02pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Have a look at Alder lake which is looked after by Angling Lines. Me and a mate had lake exclusive and had a brilliant time! Stacks of fish to 52lb and lots of 40s....great quiet venue, just a long drive.
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   Old Thread  #5 10 Feb 2021 at 8.26am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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have a look at Marne valley Vaux fished it every Oct/Nov always caught normal a 30lb+average weight
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   Old Thread  #4 9 Feb 2021 at 2.25pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Messaged you Steve
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   Old Thread  #3 9 Feb 2021 at 12.45pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Marne valley carping (Tarnaud ) might suit your needs

Not fished it myself but only heard good things about it 👍
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