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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Join Pete Castle and his family as they travel to Mas Bas Lotus Lake in search of a great fishing holiday. Complete with carp lake, lakeside accommodation and private swimming pool, the video showcases what a fantastic venue it is for the whole family. Want more info on Mas Bas? Click here – Carp Fishing in […]
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 […]
Angling Lines field tester Mike Linstead continues with his tips and advice on some points to consider during a trip.
Angling Lines Field Tester Mike Linstead give his insight into preparing yourself for a carp fishing trip to France.
The Brocard Lakes are netted annually, where many silverfish, zander and roach are removed. The carp are passed back over the net and returned to the lake. This year also saw the addition of many new carp, all spawned and grown on by the lake’s owners. Here’s bailiff Mark with more information… All netting […]
A short aerial video of Jonchery during the drain down and netting this November and also photos from the stock check including a cracking shot of the big ghost carp on many anglers ‘wanted’ list! 30 acre Jonchery is drained and netted each year, small roach and zander are removed and the carp stock safely […]
Fifteen-acre carp lake Brie is well loved for two reasons – it’s unbeatable setting and the stunning carp that it holds. Here’s our pick of the residents you’ll want to set your sights on… The lake has been carefully and selectively stocked over the years with carp bred by the lake’s owners, the Bachelier […]
Craig Lancashire’s group have again produced the goods at Laroussi, despite some difficult weather conditions. Here is there catch report from the week… Holiday date: Sat 8th Oct to Sat 15th Oct 2016 Name of customer: Craig Lancashire Number of anglers: 3 Details of your catches: Dave had 6 fish 2x 50s 1×40 2x30s and one double. I had 6 […]
Here are 9 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… 1. Alder The 6 acre carp lake feels spacious and accommodates up to 5 carp anglers. Fishing is from two sheltered banks where swims […]
Mitchell Keet landed a whopping 62lb common out of Jonchery last week, a new personal best. Here’s his catch report and feedback from the week… Holiday date: Sat 1st Oct to Sat 8th Oct 2016 Name of customer: Mitchell Keet Details of your catches: 29.6 common, 34lb mirror, 37lb mirror, 42lb common, 62lb common my pb […]
Paul Cooper reviews Vaux, an idyllic 3 acre carp lake with charming accommodation right on the bank… I was sitting on my syndicate lake taking in the surroundings when I had an unexpected phone call from Dave Keep, MD of Angling Lines. I was aware that he was only weeks away from yet another trip to […]
Angling Lines field tester Mike Linstead recently spent a week alongside fellow field tester Paul Cooper at one of our long established venues Vaux, to film and fish for some of the stunning carp in this beautiful lake. Early autumn is one of my favourite times of year to head over to fish for Carp in France […]
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 […]
A trip to Old Oaks results in 28 carp for three anglers, topped off by the ‘Long Common’. Here’s Darren Garrett’s review of his third visit to this incredible carp lake… Holiday date: Sat 17th Sep to Sat 24th Sep 2016 Name of customer: Darren Garrett Number of anglers: 3 Details of your catches: Peg 4 – Glen Mirror Carp […]
Biggest Fish on the Smallest Rod! 5 year old Oscar Castle manages to bank a new PB carp at Mas Bas Lotus Lake after his hired rod explodes (bang!) during the fight! Excellent accommodation, swimming pool & specimen carp fishing – you can’t help but fall in love with this venue. The cottage can sleep […]