Every year, end of February – beginning of March, as soon as the ice is solid enough, Lake Guéry attracts many fishermen, from the France. The Guéry is the only Lake to allow this practice in France.
Special activity: the ice fishing or ice fishing. Mean that they pierce a hole in the ice in order to indulge in their favorite pastime. It’s like in the great Canadian North.
Little by little the excitement rises, it is palpable when the line starts moving, harbinger of an imminent decision. After a full breakfast or a glass of mulled wine, any angler, whether amateur, great sinner or not, can drill its hole in the ice to slide his line waiting for one, or even several keys. In the meantime, he can rub your hands around the stove of the neighbor who has had the good idea to install a worthy of a night shelter.
Ice fishing at the Lake of the Guéry
About 350 french candidates, Belgians, Swiss and the Dutch came test fishing through ice at Lake Guéry. They gather every year on this Lake to indulge in an activity of the more northern.
Indeed, he better not forget filled shoes, his cap and his mittens. It must also provide a saw or make lend one because you need to arm themselves before a layer of ice which can range from 30 to 70 centimeters in some areas of the Lake.
For novices to fish with ice fishing lures, the most convenient is to use a guide of Andrewfishing who will introduce to the ice fishing and provide them with the necessary equipment. A daily fishing card allows any person, subject to be equipped, to taste at the leisure of the Inuit.
It is a nice and friendly atmosphere prevailing on the Lake, whether it is in the middle of the ice in a tent or warm over a cup of coffee. Most of the fishermen come for the good atmosphere and the great outdoors.
This year, it will be the weekend of 7, 8 and 9 March 2015.