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Mercury Fishing Cup – MFC II

October 19 – 20, 2024

France’s freshwater fishing event of the year.

The French Boat Fishing Championship for carnivorous fish,

organized by the Fédération Française des Pêches Sportives (FFPS) and Mercury, makes its comeback in 2024 on October 19 and 20 on Lac de Vassivière (Plage d’Auphelle). The aim is for teams to win the FFPS title of French Carnivore Boat Fishing Champions 2024.

Vassivière, one of France’s top fishing spots

Covering almost 1000 hectares, Lac de Vassivière is well known to carnivore fishing enthusiasts. It is home to a large population of pike, zander and perch. Located on the Plateau de Millevaches, straddling the departments of Haute-Vienne (87) and Creuse (23), this man-made reservoir offers superb boating and fishing. At this time of year, carnivores are very active. Numerous boats are expected for this competition.

Numerous partners for a major edition!

This year’s competition will be redoubled in intensity and visibility with the support of numerous partners. Thanks to them, the organizers can be ambitious and produce the biggest freshwater fishing event of the year in France. The MFC II is a major communications lever for fishing and the lake, with :

  • A large-scale, high-profile competition
  • Live broadcasting on social networks and live webcasting with an unprecedented system for following the competition in real time.
  • Substantial prizes (25,000 euros), including a cheque for 10,000 euros for the winning duo.

Program :

  • Friday, October 18 live on FACEBOOK at 5:00 p.m., draw for the starting waves.
  • Saturday 19 October:
    – 07:30 am welcome of competitors and control of the pools
    – 09:00 mandatory briefing
    – 10:00 a.m. start of the round
    – 17:00 End of the round
    – 5:00 p.m. Opening of the 30 minutes to file a possible complaint
    – 5:30 p.m. Closing of claims
    – 7:00 p.m. meal offered to all (Restaurant l’Escale 110)
  • Sunday 20 October:
    – 07:30 am welcome of competitors and control of the pools
    – 08:30 mandatory briefing
    – 09:00 start of the round
    – 15:00 End of the round
    – 3:00 p.m. Opening of the 30 minutes to file a possible complaint
    – 3:30 p.m. Closing of complaints
    – 5:00 pm Prize giving and buffet (mandatory out of respect for the work of the volunteers without whom
    this competition would not take place). Restaurant l’Escale 110.
    Meeting point DEPARTURE & ARRIVAL:
    Pontoon and launch of the restaurant l’Escale 110 Chemin de l’Escale 87470 PEYRAT-Le CHATEAU.
    (45.80612053445287, 1.8450151420786192)

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