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Iktus Ruffaud

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Without a doubt, Iktus Ruffaud is one of our most beautiful and unique carp lakes in France. In the middle of a beautiful forest in central France, you will find a 60 acres private lake with almost 3 miles of bank length. Combine this with only 12 swims, a great carp stock up to 73lb, excellent facilities...

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What can you expect?

  • Record carp 73 LBS
  • 60 acres water surface
  • Maximum 17 anglers
  • 3 swims with sleeping accommodation
  • 7x Bivvy-swims
  • Use of a rowing boat allowed
  • Use of a baitboat allowed
  • Dogs are allowed
  • Swims boat accessible by boat
  • Food service available

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Iktus Ruffaud starting from € 300.00

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The most beautiful nature you can ever imagine! Pine trees, a lot of space and in the middle of nowhere. This lake is a 'must-visit' for the experienced carp angler! - Bas

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The lake

For many carp anglers, drivings distance is significant. However ... who is willing to cover extra miles for Ruffaud (375 miles from Saint Malo or 475 miles from Calais) will find himself a beautiful lake in a large forest. This lake is centuries old and is fed by six different small rivers. This...

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The carp stock

In October 2017 the lake was emptied entirely so we know the exact fish stock. There is no bream, tench, and sturgeon. The original stock existed out of 200 carp between 18 and 40lb with an average weight of 22lb. The owner stocked up the lake during the winter of 2017/2018 with beautiful carp from...

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The facilities

The facilities at Iktus Ruffaud can be described in one word: Amazing! For the bivvy-anglers, there is a new toilet block at the reception. Inside you’ll find showers, toilets, a dish-washing sink, various charging points, a washing machine, fridge and freezer. On top of the regular swims, Iktus...

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Type of holiday:Holiday with friends

Date of arrival:08-06-2019 - Number of anglers: 4

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Date of arrival:27-10-2018 - Number of anglers: 2

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10-06-2019
The beautiful Iktus Ruffaud - A carp fishing destination for every angler!
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Price setting

It’s possible to book a carpfishing holiday at Iktus Ruffaud for a full week. You may find the prices for a weekly stay below.

Week (Saturday – Saturday)

  • Angler € 300,-     
  • Non-Angler € 50,-
  • VIP-Swim 7 (G) including the Cabin and 2 anglers € 850,-
  • Safari-Swim 9 (I) Including the Safari-tent and 2 anglers € 700,-
  • Raptorboat-Swim 11 (K) Including a 2-person bivvy for 2 anglers € 750,-
  • Boathouse-Swim 12 (L) Including the Boathouse and 1 angler € 500,-
  • Exclusive rent at Iktus Ruffaud € 5.000,-

Services

On site available

Material

  • Polyester rowing boat €50,-
  • Electromotor including battery €50,-
  • Depth sounder including battery €30,-

Bait

  • 25 kg halibut pellets 15mm €50,-
  • On site they offer a big variety of Dynamite Baits

Food & drinks

  • Tapas plate € 12,-
  • Beer € 2,50

Main rules

Strict rules have been set at Iktus Ruffaud. Please respect the rules for your own pleasure, and that of your fellow anglers. The lake owner had the right to remove you from the property in case the rules stated below are not respected.

Time of arrival: 12:00 (arrival is possible between 12:00 - 17:00)
Time of departure: 09:00 - 12:00
Legal night fishing
Maximum three rods per angler
Braided mainline is not allowed
Leadcore is not allowed
The use of antiseptic treatment is obligatory with each catch
Unhookingmats are compulsory and must be of sufficient size and quality to ensure large carp can be handled safely
No sacking or retaining of fish allowed
No hooks bigger than size 1

Location

Address details
Region: Nouvelle Aquitaine
ZIP: 19800
City: Gimel les Cascades
Street: Étang de Ruffaud

GPS Coordinates
45.30701, 1.86761
N 45 18.421, E 1 52.057
N 45 18 25.2, E 1 52 3.4

Useful addresses

Supermarket (small): Vival, 7 Rue des Tilleuls, Saint-Priest-de-Gimel Supermarket (big): Leclerc, Place du Foirail, Tulle Bakery: Corrèze Gourmandises, 2 Route des Étangs, Saint-Priest-de-Gimel Restaurant: Le Ruffaud, Etang de Ruffaud, Gimel les Cascades Gas station: Intermarché, 2 Quai Victor Continsouza, Tulle Fishing spot: Europêche 19, Mulatet, Tulle Doctor: Debrach Pascal, 101 Avenue Victor Hugo, Tulle Vet: Chastelouy Remy Denis, Champeau, Tulle Hospital: Centre Hospitalier de Tulle, 3 Place Maschat, Tulle

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