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2019’s Memorable Captures – The Villefond Mirror

We’re looking back at this year’s most memorable captures and the stories behind them. Jack Atkinson caught this 77lb 8oz monster at Villefond, a new lake record at the time.  1. Why did you choose Villefond for your trip this year? I choose the venue specifically because of the number of 50s…in such a small amount […]

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2019’s Most Memorable Captures – The Lillypool Mirror

We’re looking back at this year’s most memorable captures and the stories behind them. Ian Murray caught this cracking 52lb mirror at 4-acre Lillypool in April, whilst on a lake exclusive booking with 4 friends. 1. Why did you choose Lillypool for your trip this year? The venue was was chosen by our lead Mick […]

2019’s Most Memorable Captures – The Furet Mirror

We’re looking back at this year’s most memorable captures and the stories behind them. One that stays in our mind is French angler JC landing this incredible 66lb mirror on Etang du Furet. We asked him about the capture… 1. Why did you choose Etang du Furet for your trip this year? Firstly, the lake […]

2019’s Most Memorable Captures – The Lepinet Mirror

We’re looking back at this year’s most memorable captures and the stories behind them. Nick Lowe and his capture of a cracking 53lb mirror at Lepinet was one of them. We’ve asked him about this particular moment… 1. Why did you choose Lepinet for your French carp fishing trip this year? We ended up on […]

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The Positivity of Villefond

Villefond is an 8 acre French lake, home to some colossal carp. Paul Griffiths and his group of 6 anglers visited the lake this September and Paul has kindly written this review. As is often the case when travelling to France for Monster Carp we find that during the journey we all picture in our […]

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70lb Barrier Broken at Old Oaks

We’ve been waiting with baited breath this year for Old Oaks to produce its first 70lb+ carp, with the long common teetering on the edge for some time now. Last week saw Gary Mardle bank this huge carp at 71lb. We’re absolutely over the moon for angler Gary and also lake owner Mehdi, who stocked […]

In pursuit of ‘le plus grand’

Gearing up for your next French PB carp… We all have our reasons for ‘crossing the pond’. For some it’s all about the ‘R&R’: first and foremost, a holiday; a break from the mundane; a precious chance to chill in the enchanting French countryside; either in blissful solitude or in a luxurious gite with family […]

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Villefond 2018 Highlights

With the 2018 season coming to an end we thought we could write a small piece to touch on some of the great things over the year. Firstly we would like to thank everyone that came to fish at Lac Du Villefond and spent time in our little slice of carpy heaven. 2018 as always […]

Our Top 5 Photos Of 2018

Reading through catch reports and photos from happy anglers is easily the best bit of the job. Here are five captures that really stood out this year.  Kevin Hayward with a stunning 52lb 4oz common at Lillypool. One of 18 fish for the group of 3 anglers. “We had a hard week with willow fluff […]

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A New Lake Record For Blue Lake

We’ve really seen Blue Lake come into its own the last couple of seasons. It has always been well regarded as a good action packed water with plenty of 20lb+ carp on the bank each week but this year we have seen many 40lb and 50lb+ carp landed too. 

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A New Video From Etang Du Furet

We have just uploaded Mike and Matt Linstead’s video from their trip to Etang du Furet this May. They fished swims 4 and 5, landing numerous carp including two at a massive 50lb+.