Fisherman's paradise !



For those who love fishing and are on holiday in the Vendee, La Garangeoire is a real paradise!

There are 4 large lakes and ponds, where residents of La Garangeoire can fish for free. However a fishing license is required. The "Garangeoire fish pass" is available at the reception.


Fishing is free is the 4 lakes of the estate :

  • Lake N°1 : 2 hectares / 6 acres – reachable by car, with parking facilities.
  • Lake N°2 : 1.20 hectare / 4 acres - reachable by foot or by car, without parking facilities.
  • Lake N°3 : 3.5 hectares / 12 acres – only available by foot, by unpaved paths with a steep slope.
  • Lake N°4 : lake used for irrigation; fishing only allowed from prepared swims. - reachable by foot or by car, without parking facilities.

    To make the walk easier, with all your fishing equipment, we have trolley for rent.  

Fish stocks

  • Carp (up to 10 kg)
  • Pike
  • Tench
  • Perch
  • Roach and rudd


Coaching on site

Dave, who has been a fishing coach for over 10 years, regularly runs starter sessions for novices or courses to improve tactics (with extra charge). Please book at main reception.


Family Fishing Competitions

These are run once a week on the main estate lake from 10:00 until 12:00 with prizegiving in the reception bar straight afterwards.

Rods, Reels and Whips are available for hire, at reasonable prices.


Fishing regulations

Fixed and night lines are not permitted. Each person is allowed to use 2 lines.
All rods must be within 3 metres of the owner, any unattended rod must be withdrawn from the water.
No fishing between 10.30pm and 6am.
Strictly "no kill".
All carp, pike and other species to be returned.

Maximum of 5 fish to be retained for bait per day.
Please do not block the pathways with umbrellas, bivvies etc. Other clients, including walkers, cyclists and horse riders must also have access.

Pike fishing season starts on the 1st of May.


Fishing in nearby  Jaunay Lake

Located 2.5 km away from La Garangeoire, the Jaunay lake is quite reknowned for angling. A permit is requested and can be bought from the village shop.


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