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Golden Oak
5
69lb
nds
4
5h 43m Caen


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Holiday date:
Sat 19th Aug to Sat 26th Aug 2017
Name of customer:
Richard Toney
Number of anglers:
1
Details of your catches:
Lots of decent sized roach and perch on the feeder rod... carp rods 25 carp 11 being over 30lb, biggest 38/4

Your best tactics/bait/rigs:
Lots of bait, rig wise simple blow back snowman

Were the facilities what you expected?
Better than we remembered the last two times we have been
Were you happy with them?
Outstanding

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Would you recommend the venue to a friend?
Yes if they want a small piece of heaven in rural France
Would you recommend our services to a friend?
Seamless from start to finish as have the many times we have used your outstanding service

General comments:


Sat 19th Aug to Sat 26th Aug 2017 Richard Toney 38lb 4oz
The pool is just what you need when hot
Sat 19th Aug to Sat 26th Aug 2017 Richard Toney 70lb 4oz
Stunning home grown
Sat 19th Aug to Sat 26th Aug 2017 Richard Toney  


Holiday date:
Sat 12th Aug to Sat 19th Aug 2017
Name of customer:
Marcus Mitchell
Number of anglers:
2
Details of your catches:
18 Carp from 18lb up to 43lb

Your best tactics/bait/rigs:
Fishing with 20mm boillies topped with fluorescent yellow corn. fished over Dick's particle mix

Were the facilities what you expected?
They were fantastic, Jo and Dick were lovely
Were you happy with them?
More than happy

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Would you recommend the venue to a friend?
Already have
Would you recommend our services to a friend?
Already have

General comments:
We will definitely look to come again, Myself and Paul will be back to chase "The Boss"
Gorgeous Common
Sat 12th Aug to Sat 19th Aug 2017 Marcus Mitchell 20lb 4oz
The biggest of the lot - i need to hit the gym!
Sat 12th Aug to Sat 19th Aug 2017 Marcus Mitchell 43lb 4oz
Paul's gorgeous mirror
Sat 12th Aug to Sat 19th Aug 2017 Marcus Mitchell 38lb 13oz


Holiday date:
Sat 5th Aug to Sat 12th Aug 2017
Name of customer:
Tony Wolfe
Number of anglers:
2
Details of your catches:
13 carp caught in 4 days fishing
2 x 60s, 3 x 40s , 6 x 30s, 2 x 20s
1 x 8lb eel

Your best tactics/bait/rigs:
Small pop ups fished over large beds of baits in 4 foot of water close to far margin by damn end

Were the facilities what you expected?
5 star facilities, more than expected
Were you happy with them?
Over the moon

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Would you recommend the venue to a friend?
Top class venue run by the friendliest people you could meet
Would you recommend our services to a friend?
Definitely

General comments:
Another fantastic trip
mirror
Sat 5th Aug to Sat 12th Aug 2017 Tony Wolfe 62lb 10oz
mirror
Sat 5th Aug to Sat 12th Aug 2017 Tony Wolfe 60lb 2oz
mirror
Sat 5th Aug to Sat 12th Aug 2017 Tony Wolfe 48lb 8oz


Holiday date:
Sat 22nd Jul to Sat 29th Jul 2017
Name of customer:
Mark Bester
Number of anglers:
2
Details of your catches:
We caught 26 fish between us, including 10 thirties, a forty and the boss at 57 (twice)

Your best tactics/bait/rigs:
Dicks mix is a must, margins during any sunshine seems to work well, but open water at night

Were the facilities what you expected?
Exceptional as always
Were you happy with them?
Alway nice to see this amazing place and it's equally amazing owners

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Would you recommend the venue to a friend?
Yes I have
Would you recommend our services to a friend?
Yes I have

General comments:

This is the boss , a well know character in golden oaks
Sat 22nd Jul to Sat 29th Jul 2017 Mark Bester 57lb 7oz
Jay and myself with two 29lbers
Sat 22nd Jul to Sat 29th Jul 2017 Mark Bester  
Beautiful 44 lb
Sat 22nd Jul to Sat 29th Jul 2017 Mark Bester  


Holiday date:
Sat 15th Jul to Sat 22nd Jul 2017
Name of customer:
Jordan Emm
Number of anglers:
2
Details of your catches:
37 Carp in total to 55lb 2oz

1x 50
2x 40's
12x 30's
14x 20's
8x Doubles

Your best tactics/bait/rigs:
Single 20mm boilies on simple blowback rigs worked best (as advised correctly by Dick)

Ghurka Spice and Rahja Spice boilies, pellet and Dicks mix (All bought at the venue)

Positioned in spots advised by Dick

Were the facilities what you expected?
Yes! Excellent facilities.
Were you happy with them?
Yes 100%

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Would you recommend the venue to a friend?
Yes
Would you recommend our services to a friend?
Yes

General comments:
This was our second visit to Golden Oaks, and having enjoyed it so much last year and having caught 19 carp last year, it had a lot to live up to.....and it certainly didnt disappoint.

We thought we had set the bar high to aim at from last year, especially with the time of year and hot weather, but we absolutely smashed it with 37 fish including a PB 55lb 2oz Mirror.

We used the same tactics as last year using Dicks advise and a bait boat for rig placement. Unfortunately the bait boat broke down mid week, but with accurate casting to the same spots on the far bank, we caught just as many. The only change from last year was that we actually spent less time on the bank fishing - but this produced more fish.

Once again the food was incredible and Joe and Dick's service was second to none. Joe accomodated for the fussy eater in the group again and went out of her way to buy and prepare seperate food for her. The accomodation, pool and facilities were spot on once again.

We had a lovely day out at Brantome, a small town about 40 minutes drive away, as recommended by Dick and Joe. We took advantage of the lovely weather and went for a 12km kayak trip along the river running through the town. The only thing we would recommend is to wear/take swimwear, as there are plenty of spots to get out and swim.

We had a troubled start to the holiday with one of the vehicles breaking down 50km from Calais. This caused a lot of stress and hassle, as well as making us late to the lake. We would highly recommend taking out European Breakdown Cover with a reputable company, and checking all terms before purchasing. We had many difficulties with ours, so trust me when i say "paying a bit extra for a good policy is definitely worth it"!!

Thanks again Dick and Joe for a wonderful week!

We have already booked again for next year!
55lb 2oz Mirror - New PB!
Sat 15th Jul to Sat 22nd Jul 2017 Jordan Emm 55lb 2oz
41lb Mirror
Sat 15th Jul to Sat 22nd Jul 2017 Jordan Emm 41lb
41lb 12oz Mirror - one half of a brace!
Sat 15th Jul to Sat 22nd Jul 2017 Jordan Emm 41lb 12oz


Holiday date:
Sat 10th Jun to Sat 17th Jun 2017
Name of customer:
Adrian Cusworth
Number of anglers:
3
Details of your catches:
Only 4 fish in total from 20lb to 41lb, I had two the first night 24lb 15oz and a 41lb 6oz both on snowman rigs 24mm strawberry top with 15mm strawberry pop up

Your best tactics/bait/rigs:
Best results was in the deep water on snowman rigs big baits

Were the facilities what you expected?
The facilities are the best ive seen so far, 5 star
Were you happy with them?
Very happy

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Would you recommend the venue to a friend?
Yes would recommend the venue to anyone
Would you recommend our services to a friend?
Yes the lake, the gite and food was 5 star

General comments:
We had a great holiday the weather was 32-34 all week. Dick and Joe are great host, it was a shame we did not catch more fish but still had great time.
Thanks Dick and Joe.
Best fish of the week
Sat 10th Jun to Sat 17th Jun 2017 Adrian Cusworth 41lb 6oz


Holiday date:
Sat 3rd Jun to Sat 10th Jun 2017
Name of customer:
Tony Wolfe
Number of anglers:
3
Details of your catches:
14 carp in total
5 x 35+ mirrors
9 x 25+ mirrors
Weather played a big part in our catch rate

Your best tactics/bait/rigs:
Dick's lake mix particle with boilies on top large hook baits

Were the facilities what you expected?
5 star facilities, well beyond anybodys expectations
Were you happy with them?
More than happy

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Would you recommend the venue to a friend?
Definitely recommend and already have
Would you recommend our services to a friend?
Already have

General comments:
Great hosts, great accommodation, one of the best natural looking lakes


Sat 3rd Jun to Sat 10th Jun 2017 Tony Wolfe  

Sat 3rd Jun to Sat 10th Jun 2017 Tony Wolfe  


Holiday date:
Sat 27th May to Sat 3rd Jun 2017
Name of customer:
Mark Lambert
Number of anglers:
2
Details of your catches:
3 carp caught to 26lb 2ozs

Your best tactics/bait/rigs:
Combi rigs with 20mm bottom baits, (Rahja Spice & Questream). First 3 days using pimple pops & 10mm baits but roach proved to be a nuisance & caught 17 to 1.5Lb!

Were the facilities what you expected?
Yes
Were you happy with them?
Yes

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Would you recommend the venue to a friend?
Yes
Would you recommend our services to a friend?
Yes

General comments:
Fantastic venue, extremely tranquil & well maintained. Jo & Dick are lovely hosts & would not hesitate to return in the future.



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