Mehdi, owner of the famous Laroussi and Old Oaks carp lakes, gives us an update on how our anglers have faired at Laroussi so far this season…
Want to bring the dog with you on your French carp fishing trip? Well, you are in luck, as the process of getting your pet passported is now easier than ever and many of our lakes welcome responsible dog owners and their beloved pets. 1. Firstly you will need to get the legal stuff […]
Big Bad Barry is back! He’s the catfish in Notaires Lake and he made his third appearance in ten years on Wednesday.
Question from Will; I don’t see how putting a coating or netting around a bait will stop a crayfish from taking your bait? Hi Will, You are right there is nothing you can do to stop a crayfish eating your bait. What you can do is slow it down considerably, so that you are confident that […]
Crayfish occur naturally in most lakes & rivers in France. The carp love to eat them & almost without exception where there’s large carp you’ll find crayfish too… they are an excellent source of protein which makes the carp grow very quickly. Under normal circumstances they are not a problem to anglers but in the […]
Congratulations to Simon Terrell who has landed the huge long common at Old Oaks carp fishing lake in France. A new record weight of 69lb 10oz.
A cracking 51lb 8oz mirror was landed in swim 8 at Vaumigny yesterday. Here’s a quick video clip from the capture…
Owning a Carp Lake
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 […]
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 […]