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Capturing Another Villefond 50lb Carp

  Fishery manager Mark Lambert fills us in on the latest news from big carp water Villefond… 2016 has been a great year for Lac du Villefond, producing lots of big fish and increasing our lake record to 65lb+. Lots of new carp breaking the 50lb+ barrier for the first time, one of which is […]

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2017 Plans for Villefond

Villefond is embarking on a project to provide lakeside cabin accommodation for the upcoming 2017 season, amongst many other improvements. Here’s manager Mark with the latest… 2016 was a great year for us here at Lac Du Villefond and we are working towards a better 2017. We have some really big plans for Villefond and […]

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Netting and Stocking at Furet

The netting at 19 acre Etang du Furet has now been completed – many carp under 20lb were removed, alongside many kilos of tench, crucian carp and silver fish. This means that the balance in the lake has returned back to a very healthy level and the average weight caught in the coming year should be very […]

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General Interest

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Driving Through Paris? You May Need A Sticker For That

Many of us find ourselves travelling through Paris on route to a French carp fishing holiday. However, if you plan on doing this it is important to note that you will now need to apply for a ‘pollution sticker’ beforehand. The sticker system indicates how green your vehicle is and will apply for vehicles travelling anywhere inside […]

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Introducing… Tylan’s Lake

A venue we are very excited to introduce, Tylan’s Lake is a must-visit for anyone looking for quality accommodation on the banks of a private carp fishing lake. The large stone house and its extensive covered terrace overlook a sweeping lawned garden which leads to an idyllic little lake. Previously a private family home for many […]

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Owning a Carp Lake

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Beware The Rat! 10 Tips To Avoid Weil’s Disease Whilst Fishing

This really is invaluable advice for any carp angler, big thanks to Jamie Simpson for these tips on how to avoid Weil’s Disease whilst fishing… Ever heard of a disease called – Leptospirosis? No? … didn’t think so! How about Weil’s disease? Leptospira interrogans are a microscopic corkscrew-shaped bacterium which causes the disease leptospirosis. This is carried […]

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Owning a Carp Lake : An Interview with Bruno Simond 

During his recent trip to Deux Iles, our field tester Mike Linstead took the opportunity to find out a little more about the lakes owner, Bruno Simond and his fascinating journey towards setting up his exciting lake.  At 23 Bruno Simond is one of the youngest lake owners in France. As a dedicated carp angler […]

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