Canal de la Deule , Dourges , Pas de Calais , Dept 62, France

23 Jan
Canal de la Deule is a canal in northern France connecting Bauvin to Belgian near Deulemont. It is 35 km long with 3 locks. It may also be called the liaison Bauvin-Lys. South of Bauvin, the canal is part of the Canel Dunkerque-Escaut until it reaches Douai. Parts of the Deule were made navigatible as early as the 13thC. It was linked to the Scarp in the 17thC and the River Lys in the 18th C. You can night fish sections for carp. As with all French water rules can change at any time so please check on site or local tackle shop for latest rules.​

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Please note – When fishing any Public waters in France please have respect for the location and clear up any mess that you have made and do not damage banks / vegetation and no open fires, Catch and release all fish except Trout and Salmon that rules let you take and when fishing for Carp use appropriate fishing tackle with large landing net and unhooking mat. Fish stealing is a big problem from Public waters if you see anybody removing large fish like Carp please take note of the vehicle registration and report to authorities.

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