The Team

Paul Grothier (Operations Director)

Photo of Paul GrothierPaul has been fishing since the age of five and has spent the last 20 years fishing and exploring various lakes in France and Spain. He has been escorting people on angling adventures to France and Spain for the last 17 years, and built a client base around the country from word of mouth. He is also the founder of Lake Escapes Ltd the company which helped in filming the Lake Escapes TV series with Matt Hayes, and has formed Adventure Fishing Holidays, a tour company specialising in high quality fully guided fishing tours around the world. His passion for fishing, travel and adventure is second to none and is available for general information, help or advice on any of our angling adventures.

Kevin Midmore (Sales Director)

Photo of Kevin MidmoreKevin (Catmankev) has joined the team with over 30 years fishing experience. He joins us with a proven track record of catching big fish. Kevin has traveled the world insearch of large catfish, and with a current PB of 234lb puts him well in to that elusive 200lb catfish club, with a passion for adventure and a military back ground, it makes him the perfect choice to help Paul head up the company. Kevin is also the Editor of the newsletter. He is available for help or advice on any of Adventure Fishing tours.

Rik Parfit (Head Guide)

Rik ParfitRik brings over 25 years of Carp fishing knowledge and experience to the company. This includes 8 years of Carp fishing in France & Spain with Paul and Kevin. He has extensive knowledge of our lake in France and also the top and bottom lakes in Spain. Rik is a fantastic Head Guide with invaluable experience, and also not a bad chef.  Rik is always available to answer any questions, ask information, help or advice, and to make sure your stay with us is a memorable one…………for all the right reasons!

Peter Grothier (Head of Corporate Guiding)

Photo of Peter GrothierPete has spent the last 10 years helping Paul with the day to day running of the company, and has been a big part behind the scenes, (is there an Airport in England he doesn’t know) he is a very good all round angler and has recently started to be more involved in the guiding. With a catering back ground and good organisation skill Peter will be an asset when it comes to hosting big parties and corporate team building events, at our destinations.

Stewart Millar (Tackle Consultant / Recce Team)

Photo of Stewart MillarStewart has been fishing since the age of 7, and has a proven track record as a great all round fisherman, his passion for travel make him a great choice to join the recce team. He has also worked in the fishing industry for 12 years and the last 2 of those has been as the joint owner of Harrison’s Tackle. Stewart will also join us as a tackle consultant, and is on hand to help with all our clients tackle needs to all our destination.