After the season ended in late October the off-season work started right away at Watersmeet. One of the main projects was the netting of the lake, which was done very professionally by Jack and his team at JSfisheries.
If you are looking for a French lake that is home to both carp and catfish then the following seven venues are well worth a look.
Andrew Gilbert has just returned from his first session on Brocard Small, after numerous trips to the lake’s big sister Brocard Large. Here is the catch report…
Take a look at the carp fishing lakes in France offering substantial discounts in the run up to the end of the year…
Ian Barwick landed Blue Lake‘s new record mirror carp at 55.10lb last week. Congratulations! Here is the full report…
. Are you struggling to find a French carp lake that can accommodate a large group of anglers? Here’s our pick of the best big French carp fishing lakes that cater for 10-16 anglers, making it ideal for that annual social…
We know it can be difficult convincing the rest of the family that your carp fishing holiday will be the perfect getaway for them too. We also know we’ve got a handful of venues that tick all the boxes; excellent fishing, accommodation and the swimming pool. Take a look at these; 1. Mas Bas Mas […]
Here are 11 carp fishing lakes in France that are ideal for 4 anglers to share exclusively. From action-packed waters to big carp lakes, you can find something to suit below…
Here’s a mid-season update from the owners at Watersmeet, a venue with excellent accommodation on the banks of a private carp lake.
We are very excited to introduce Barrington’s Lake to our anglers. This is the ideal lake for those looking to get away from it all in very special surroundings. At just over 8 acres and offering 7 spacious swims (with 4 of these being doubles) this lake is ideal for groups of 4-6 anglers to […]
A new venue for 2017, Remieu is a charming little lake set in the heart of the Mayenne. The lake is ideal for one or two anglers and there is a well-equipped two bedroomed gite situated just 70m from the lake.
We get lots of anglers looking for van hire recommendations for their French carp fishing trip. Here are a few companies to check out… 1. Nationwide Hire 0500 053 899 You choose an address, they deliver and collect at a time you chose between 08:45 and 17:30 and European insurance is included. They deliver vans, minibuses […]
2017 is off to an excellent start with a new lake record at Lillypool of 53lb 2oz, and a new common personal best for bailiff Richard too. This common was caught on a February session on the lake. Watch the video below to see the new record and a very happy angler!
In this new series of articles, Angling Lines field tester and photographer Mike Linstead provides a few tips and pointers to help with getting the best pictures from your carp fishing trip.
Great feedback and photos from Carl Latham who fished swim 5 on Brocard Large last October. Carl came home with a fantastic catch report of 3 forties and 2 thirties, here’s the rest…
If you’re looking for a family holiday this summer with some carp fishing included then take a look at the following four French carp fishing lakes. All have a week or two still available in the summer holidays this year and offer great fishing, accommodation and facilities for all the family.
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 […]
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 […]
We have rounded up our favourite carp fishing images from 2016, big thanks to all anglers for sending them through to us. 1. Tom Robson and Rowan Charnock visited Old Oaks back in February, here is what they had to say… “For anyone looking for their first 40lb or even 50lb fish I […]
This is the time of year when some of the biggest fish in a lake can be most vulnerable to capture; so winter carp fishing is not as mad as it might first appear! Good planning and preparation including refinement of baits, rigs and use of using warm clothing and equipment is easy. Read on […]