Structure is Shaping Up – Building the Cabin at Glehias

Glehias Carp Lake have begun work on the Floating Island Cabin in readiness of the 2014 Season, here’s this week’s update from Lee… Despite the volume of rain we have seen lately, the project is still running on schedule; there’s no better way to slow a job down with time spent covering power tools up […]

A Start on the Walls – Building the Cabin at Glehias

Glehias have begun work on the Floating Island Cabin in readiness of the 2014 Season, here’s this week’s update from Lee… Last week we launched the cabin platform from Lagoon walk where the bank was flat and wide enough to build it. This weekend’s first job was to punt the platform framework to Blackberry Hill […]

Glehias to Have New Lake Facilities on Floating Island

Glehias is getting an update. The plans have been drawn, the timber delivered and the hammers and saws poised to begin work on the Floating Island Cabin in readiness of the 2014 Season. The bespoke hexagonal timber Cabin will float on the tranquil waters of our coarse and stock lake – Lake William, and is […]

Lake William Island is Completed

Continuing the hard work from last weekend, the island is now complete at Glehias! Following on from the blog post earlier this week entitled ‘Winter Season Chores Begin at Glehias’, the island is finally finished. It measures around 25 feet by 9 feet and stands in about 3 feet of water, it has 2 bays on the […]

Winter Season Chores Begin at Glehias

With the kids all back at school, the summer season comes to a close. There is a crispness to the morning air and the nights are already beginning to draw in. It’s definitely time to start on the end of season chores at Glehias. The Lakes are always at their lowest levels at this time […]

Off To A Flying Start…

Lee, the owner at Glehias managed to catch some of the action down at the lake on film this weekend… Working at the lakes this evening, I stopped to have a chat with our anglers Paul Loomes and Neil Brooks who arrived yesterday afternoon. I was working when they arrived so had hardly seen them. […]

A Recent Report From E.S.P. Angler Sean Trafford

ESP’s Sean Trafford recently convinced his family to take their holiday at the beautiful La Gléhias fishery in France, landing a great selection of fish, including this 32lb beauty! We took our yearly trip to France last week but this one was slightly different as my partner and our little one came along to see […]

Latest Catch Report from Glehias

Sean Trafford’s group fished Glehias this month, here’s their catch report… Details of your catches: Total weigh – 809lb 7oz. 38 fish; 14 mirrors, 14 commons, 6 catfish, 1 koi, 3 grass carp plus loads of smaller carp etc on float fishing tactics. Your best tactics/bait/rigs: Rested the swims during the day, only fished nights (4/5pm – […]

Glehia’s Beauties and a Beastly Cat!

Just a selection of snaps and reviews from the last two weeks at Glehias… “Fantastic location. Perfect hosts. Tracy cooks a fantastic meal. Delivery of meal to lakeside is a massive plus. Option to leave gear at lakeside massive benefit. Lee super-knowledgeable. Very welcoming and will certainly be back again.”    Stuart Burgess, 20/7-27/7/13 “As […]

Jenny Jumps for Joy!

Jenny Handley here for the week with husband Ted, was not content with over 196lbs of fish between them in the first 24 hours, nor was she happy with another 365lb+ fish over the next couple of days! Texacom PCB Inspector Jenny from Rossendale Lancashire wasn’t going to be happy until she’d broken the Ladies […]

Catfish at Glehias – Questions and Answers

Lee Johnston, our Lake Owner at Glehias, recently answered a query about the Catfish in the lake, a good read if you’re going out to the venue this year! Hi, beginning to plan for our visit at the beginning of July, hoping to have a go at the catfish as well as the carp, any advice or […]

Fishing Holiday with the Family? – Spotlight on Glehias

Still looking for a family friendly venue in summer? Consider ‘Glehias‘ Great for families (limited space still available in school holidays) & 1 hour from Beaches. Great for groups of 1 to 4 anglers, with the luxury of having the lake exclusively to yourselves.  Traditional 3 bedroomed french farmhouse, with all the mod-cons Home-cooked meals available […]

A Glehias Trio

Andrew Edwards was over at Glehias for a week at the very end of March, coming away with a trio of eye-catching thirties… Details of your catches: 8 carp – 1 x 4lb, 4 x 25lb-30 and 3 x 30lb+ Your best tactics/bait/rigs: Raja over pellet at shallow-end. General comments: Brilliant week with excellent fishing, just wish it […]

Roz Sets Two New Ladies Records at French Lake Glehias

Nottingham based Macmillan Nurse Roz Bexon, here for the week with hubby Neil and son Chris, managed to bust not one but two La Gléhias Ladies Lake Records!! At around 23:30 Monday evening, Roz’s middle rod ripped off from the shallow end of the Gorse Bank where it meets the reeds and landed herself her […]

27lb Catfish for Will

  Will Winkles Out a Whopper!!! 16 year old Will Waterton of QES, here at Glehias for the week with his family – dad Mark, mum Claire and sister Nina from Lancaster – managed to bag himself a rather large Catfish this morning. Large enough to break the current ‘Juniors Lake Record Catfish’ at least!! […]

Bumper Week of French Carping at Glehias

The Draper Party were here with us at Glehias last week and and had a bumper week of fishing, we were fortunate enough to be given their complete catch report. We love it when we get a complete record of a good week’s catches from our anglers. Apart from it being a precise record of your […]

The Film Stars of Glehias Carp Lake

We just want to say a big THANK YOU to our anglers here this week Tony Draper, Barry Price and Kevin Kerr for putting up with us filming a new lake video over the last couple of days here at Glehias. By the sound of it, camera man Martin Barker got some great film of […]

Bivvy Power Lights the Way!

Power Pack and Lighting system sets available for hire at Glehias for 15 euros per set per week. Complete set includes: Power Pack, Charger, Internal Light and External Light with Remote Control. The ‘Remote Lighting System’ not only allows you to illuminate your bivvy, but the area outside it too… and all from a remote […]