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Interview With A Lake Owner – Tony & Kim at Landes

We have a fantastic group of lakes on our website, which are a credit to our brilliant owners and all their hard work. Today we are introducing Tony, who with wife Kim, runs Landes, an idyllic 4 acre carp lake with accommodation and a pool. 1. When did you discover carp fishing and how did […]

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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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Under Pressure

With over 40 premier French carp fishing destinations under management, Angling Lines is your ‘fast track’ to your next PB. But, with visiting angler numbers on the rise, the resident carp are wising up. How can you, as a holiday angler, stack the odds in your favour? Once upon a time, France was regarded as […]

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A Week at Villereal

Simon Walker spent a week at Villereal in April 2019, here’s his report on the trip… Every year my closest fishing pals and I like to book a week away to France. This year we were lucky enough to be asked to fish a lake called Villereal in the south of France. Our date was […]

Introducing… Seigneurie

We are very excited to finally be able to open Bruno Simond’s second French carp fishing offering. After much success with his first venue, Deux Iles, Bruno has been working hard to get his second lake, Seigneurie, ready to welcome anglers. Located just a 2 hour 45 drive from Calais, this lake comfortably accommodates up […]

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Vaumigny off to a flying start!

Vaumigny produced the goods for our first anglers of the season, here’s their catch report below… Holiday date: Sat 30th Mar to Sat 6th Apr 2019Name of customer: Andrew BurrowsNumber of anglers: 3 Details of your catches: 4 people peg 1 & 2, only 3 rods each peg. Peg 1  Andy – 31carp 12 x […]

Short winter sessions with carp to 76lb

Villefond owner Mark Lambert has kept a video diary of three short sessions on the lake this March. The sessions resulted in some impressive captures, including the lake record mirror carp. Watch the videos below… Villefond is an 8 acre French lake with many carp 40lb+ and a lake record of well over 70lb. It […]

Introducing… Birchwater

Birchwater is a 16 acre French carp fishing lake in the south-west of France. You’ll find 6 comfortable swims for a maximum of 6 anglers. The lake holds carp to just over 50lb, with a good head of carp at 25lb+.  There is also optional boathouse accommodation right on the edge of the lake which […]

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A Cold Spell at Watersmeet

The weather has changed at Watersmeet. Earlier in the week the lake iced over in places and now we have a slight covering of snow.  What of the carp now the weather has changed? Well, the carp are chilled too! Carp like most fish are cold blooded. This means that their body temperature is the […]

Festive Fun at Lillybelle

After seeing fish on Christmas Day morning, I decided to dust the rods off and try my luck. 24 hours fishing, a hard frost and frozen kit were not enough to stop me banking 6 fish. 1x 40+, 1x 30+, 3x 20’s and an 18. Really successful short session! See the rest of the photos […]

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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 […]