About TRIDENT Lake

Trident Lakes offer separate carp and catfish lakes with lakeside accommodation in a peaceful setting surrounded by woodland. Located close to sandy beaches and major tourist attractions, it’s perfect for family groups. The carp lake has carp to 52lb and the cat lake has catfish to over 135lb. The lakes are side by side, which means that carp anglers and catfish lovers can fish together.

Trident Lakes Prices & Availability

Trident Lakes can be booked on a lake exclusive basis only. It is ideal for groups of 4 anglers, but can accommodate up to 6

  • £1490 per week for up to 4 anglers (£372.50 each)
  • £1605 per week for up to 5 anglers (£321 each)
  • £1720 per week for up to 6 anglers (£286.67 each)
  • Non-Angler £60 per week
  • 10% discount for 2nd and subsequent weeks (across all 6 Bigot lakes) for the same group, during the same year
  • A deposit of 30% is required at the time of booking. The balance will be due 10 weeks before the date of your chosen week
  • For bookings less than 10 weeks before the start of your booked week, full payment will be required at the time of booking
  • Payments can be made by bank transfer or credit card
  • Contact us if you have any special requirements or wish to book a week that is not shown on the availability calendar

Trident Lakes Accommodation

Trident Lakes has a purpose built lakeside chalet nestling in beautiful and natural surroundings

  • Main room comprises kitchen & lounge (with sofa bed) and a table and chairs for 6 people
  • One bedroom comprising a bunk bed and single bed with wardrobe space
  • Shower room with wash-hand basin and toilet
  • Kitchen facilities include: oven, fridge/freezer, crockery and cutlery
  • Electricity is provided by powerful modern solar panels
  • The water at Trident Lakes is provided by a well, equipped with a modern filtration system
  • Heating available during cooler months
  • Carp Cradles provided
  • Wi-Fi is available at and nearby the chalet
  • Bed linen, towels and T-Towels are not provided

Trident Lakes has a modern and well equipped lakeside chalet that can sleep 5. The chalet has a bedroom with a single and a bunk bed. The open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area has a double sofa bed. Hot water is provided by large gas bottles, so there’s plenty of it. Wi-Fi is available in and around the chalet.

What You Should Bring

Although the facilities are comfortable and modern, you need to bring your own bedding, towels and tea towels. Please note that you will also need to bring your own consumables such as toilet rolls and rubbish bags as these are not provided. You don’t have to pack carp mats though, Carp Cradles are provided.

Accommodation at Trident Lakes

Trident Lakes has a modern and well equipped lakeside chalet that can sleep 5 people. Click on the Facilities tab to find out more.

Trident Lakes Swims

Anglers can choose to fish right in front of the chalet or anywhere around the lakes. It is possible for anglers to fish back-to-back on the carp and cat lakes.

Both lakes have hard bottoms and some silty areas. The depths shown in the photo are at high water levels. Like many French lakes, the levels can drop by up to 18 inches if there is a long dry summer. Trident Lakes have plenty of depth to cope with this.

Trident Lakes Fishing

On 3rd January 2019, the carp lake was stocked with 80 virgin carp carp in readiness for its first fishing season. The stock weights were 2 x 40s, 18 x 30s and 60 x 20s. The carp stocked included 8 potential target fish weighing between 36 and 49lb. The cat lake also received its first resident, a monster cat weighing 135lb. Another 8 cats weighing between 20 and 60lb were stocked in February 2019 and a further 27 cats weighing between 30 and 60 pounds were stored in June 2019. April 2019 saw the first 50lb carp on the bank.

At a Glance :

– Lake 1 – Carp – 4 acres
– Lake 2 – Catfish – 3 acres
– 4 Anglers or guests – can take 6
– Carp to 56lb
– Catfish to 135lb
– Bait boats allowed
– Row boat available (please bring your own lifejackets)
– Lakeside chalet
– Nearest channel port – 30 minutes
– Bookings are lake exclusive only
– Ideal for couples and families as well as just anglers
– Well behaved dogs are welcome at Trident Lakes

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Trident Lakes is located well off the beaten track in the middle of it’s own surrounding forests. Just a 5 minute drive from the picturesque town of Combourg, a real jewel of a town, and a 30 minute drive to the spectacular town of St. Malo. Perfect for family days out.

Driving to the Carp Lake

Port Driving Time Distance
Calais (Ferry Port and Eurotunnel) 5 hours 317 miles
Caen (Ouistreham) 2 hours 110 miles
Le Havre 2 hours 45 minutes 156 miles
Dieppe 3 hours 45 minutes 352 miles
St Malo 30 minutes 25 miles
Cherbourg 2 hours 30 minutes 140 miles
Roscoff 2 hours 30 minutes 125 miles
Address GPS (Decimal degrees) Degrees (minutes seconds)
Unamed Road off the D13
35270
Combourg
N48.395466
W1.765374
48° 23′ 43.7″ N
1° 45′ 55.4″ W

29 fish caught in a week: 1 x 35s mirror carp, 6 x 30s, 11 x 25s, 7 x 20s, 1 x 15s
Catfish 4: 1 x 43lb, 1 x 22lb, 1 x 17lb, 1 x 14lb



John High 16th October 2021

Fishing was excellent!
47 fish caught in a week.



Jason Galea 2nd October 2021.

We would recommend Trident Lakes. It is an excellent lake, except power kept cutting out and the generator was faulty. Suggestions – Pegs could do in the improvement and access to the lake for baits boats and in hooking netting fish.
Many thanks and good luck for the future.
24 fish caught: 3 x 50s, 2 x 45s, 2 x 35s, 5 x 30s, 9 x 25s, 1 x 12s
1 Catfish x 16,1/2.
1 Pike X 10lb

Ian Lockhart, Derek Hart & Steve Groves 25th September 2021

100% recommended. Had a lovey stay, .It is a very nice lake, we have caught some very nice fish. For lads fishing holiday, Trident Lakes is just a great place to be  it is AVE STAR*****. The bike really helped.
The shower was best had on a fishing lake. Thank you Anton and your wife very much.
Fishing tactics: fish where fish show. Worth moving on to fish. Scattering of bait. Also, bait an area and leave it 24hrs before fishing it.
22 fish caught:
1 x 50s
3 x 30s
7 x 25s
9 x 20s
1 catfish x 18lb
1 tench 5lb

Richard Butler 18th September 2021

Satisfied
Cabin facilities are excellent with a plentiful supply of hot water. Lovely setting but close to town amenities. We would recommend Bigot Lakes. Guiliany was very helpful -thank you.
Suggestions – creation of swims with more room for 2 more bivvies. Provision of a trolley as against wheelbarrow for movement of equipment around the lake.
Fishing tactics: baiting litter.
41 fish caught by 1 angler, only fishing day/evening:
1 x 50lb+, Spencer’s PB.
1 X 45lb+
4 x 35lb+
9 x 30lb+
11 x 25lb+
13 x 20lb+
2 x 15lb+


Spencer Coles – 28th August 2021

Had a lovely fishing trip at Trident Lakes! A nice quiet break. Just what the doctor ordered after a SHIT 18 months! Had penty of fish, facilities and accomobation are great. Just perfect!
Suggetions: just to many small catfish.
We would recommend Bigot Lakes.
Fishing tactics: dead baits over pellets for cats. Boilies and particles for carp.
33 fish in total:
4 x 35lb, including a common carp at 39lb,PB.
2 X 30lb+
8 x 25lb+
8 x 20lb+
1 x 15lb+
10 Catfish: 1 x 46lb, 1 x 33lb, 1 x 26lb, 1 x 25lb, 2 x 20lb, 4 x 15lb+.

Garry and Josh Elms 21st August 2021

Excellent Facilities
Facilities are excellent. Trident Lake needs work to level out bank sides due to tyre grooves all the way around. Although the fishing as slow, we all enjoyed our stay.
Fishing Tactics: Single pop up on Ronnie & snowman.
10 Fish: 7 Carp – 2 x 30s, 5 x 20s and 3 tench (8 to 10lb)

Graham Burn on 1 August 2020

NICEST LOOKING BIGOT LAKE
Lovely place and nicest looking of the Bigot Lakes. Cabin all you need and plenty of hot water. Fridge and freezer great. Will come back in a couple of years, but more fish needed as a struggle at times for bites. Another barrow is needed – takes too long to move all the gear. Bring bite cream – were bitten most nights.
Fishing Tactics: All baits caught. Fish margins using plenty of feed. Most fish caught at night – really struggled for bites during the day.
15 Fish: 11 carp – 1 x 50, 2 x 30s and 8 x 20s. 4 tench 3 to 4lb.

John London and Glen James on 25 July 2020

GREAT FACILITIES
Facilities are great. Fishing was slow in the daytime due to really hot weather and high pressure. The fishing will be better in cooler weather conditions.
Fishing Tactics: Fished to left and rear margins early morning and late evening. Pop ups worked best.
24 Fish: 7 x 30s, 16 x 20s and 1 x 55lb catfish

Alan Wheatley on 11 July 2020

ENJOYED THE PEACE AND QUIET
Facilities good. Lake side needs attention lots of over hanging trees. Slipped bank two of us slipped and fell. Enjoyed the peace and quiet but needs some TLC. But I have fished lots of lakes in France (Bigot Lakes included) and I am sure next year you will be fully booked.
Fishing Tactics :
Pop ups.
Catches :
13 in total, comprising 3 x 30’s to 37lb 12oz, 7 x 20’s to 25lb, 2 tench (5 and 6lb), 1 pike 7lb.

Derek Hart on 28 September 2019

Trident Lakes Rules

Trident Lakes Rules

Security Deposit: A security deposit of 200 Euros will be required at the same time as your balance payment is due (10 weeks before your holiday). This deposit will be managed by a reputable company (Swikly), who will email you and ask for card details. The card will only be debited if, once you leave the lake, the cabin has not been left in the same condition as when you arrived.

  • Please do not arrive before 2pm and depart no later than 11am
  • Maximum of 3 rods per angler, no unattended rods
  • No lead core leaders (this rule applies to lead core leaders i.e. some people use around 3m of lead core to pin down the last section of line to the lake bottom. This is not allowed) However, the use of lead core in rigs i.e. the section between the hook & lead, is OK.
  • Barbless or micro barb hooks only. No hooks bigger than size 1 & no bent hook rigs
  • No braid as mainline, no fixed leads. Unhooking mat compulsory, the lake provides Carp Cradles. No sacking of fish. Please use safe rigs making sure that the lead set up can slide over any shock leader knot
  • With the exception of particles purchased on site, or factory pre-prepared branded seeds and nuts, (e.g. Quest, Dynamite, Natural Baits) no other particles will be allowed. Preparation of particles on site is strictly forbidden and there is a zero tolerance policy in operation at this venue
  • No marking or mutilation of fish, offenders will be prosecuted
  • Boats ( You must bring and use a life jacket) and bait boats are allowed
  • No swimming, no loud radios please. Please leave your pegs clean and put all litter, bottle tops and cigarette ends in the bins provided
  • The toilet uses a septic tank system not mains drainage. Please do not put anything down the toilet except toilet tissue otherwise you will block it. In particular please do not put baby wipes down the toilet
  • Driving vehicles around the banks of the lakes is not permitted
  • Any angler found not respecting the rules will be asked to leave without compensation
Additional rules for the catfish lake
  • It is absolutely forbidden to move fish from the catfish lake to the carp lake and vice versa.
  • No sacking of catfish.
  • No trebles allowed.
  • Braid can be used as main line ONLY in the catfish lake.
  • You can use live bait but only fish caught from the lake (not bought from other waters or shops). Worms are OK.
  • No spinning or artificial baits.
  • Dead baits are OK, e.g. mackerel, sardine, squid etc.
  • 3 rods maximum for carp and catfish… but you can use an extra light coarse rod to catch some live bait.
  • A rowboat is provided but there are no life jackets supplied. You MUST take (and use) your own lifejacket if you want to use the boat. Anyone caught using the boat without a lifejacket will be asked to leave immediately.
  • Any angler not respecting the rules will be asked to leave and no refund will be given.

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