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!
A video kindly sent to us by angler Kris Hall, a compilation of photos from their carp fishing holiday to Malvoisine.
Some photos from the netting and additional stocking of 20 carp at Lillybelle this February. This lovely 5.5 acre carp lake was first stocked back in 2013 with 104 carp to compliment the existing fish in the lake. Since then a few hand-picked carp have been introduced most years. For more information on Lillybelle follow the link […]
Deux Iles received another stocking of 59 mirrors and commons to 35lb this month and here are some of the photos. We look forward to seeing some of these on the bank later this year!
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.
Villefond is embarking on a project to provide lakeside cabin accommodation for the upcoming 2017 season, amongst many other improvements. Here’s manager Mark with the latest… 2016 was a great year for us here at Lac Du Villefond and we are working towards a better 2017. We have some really big plans for Villefond and […]
The netting at 19 acre Etang du Furet has now been completed – many carp under 20lb were removed, alongside many kilos of tench, crucian carp and silver fish. This means that the balance in the lake has returned back to a very healthy level and the average weight caught in the coming year should be very […]
An update from John and Karen, owners of Bletiere, as they prepare to welcome anglers in the 2017 season… Bonjour from France. Where to Start. May be a quick, time has just run away with us at La Bletiere. We now have some black bass residing in the lake, they were delivered back in December as […]
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 […]
The following three carp fishing lakes in France are all under three hours drive from the port of Calais. So if you don’t fancy a long drive on the other side, they might just be the right lake for you… 1. Molyneux Molyneux is based in rural Normandy, a 2hr 50 drive from Calais. […]
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 […]
Watersmeet saw new ownership this year and since closing for the season in September they have wasted no time in making improvements. This little venue has always been a firm favourite for many of our regulars looking for the full package and is set to be even more impressive for the 2017 season. Here’s owner […]
Here is a short aerial video of Brocard Large during the drain down and netting this November. We also managed to get some great photos as the carp were returned to the lake. 39 acre Brocard Large is drained and netted each year, small roach and zander are removed and the carp stock safely passed […]
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 […]
Terry and Steve have just returned from an Autumn trip to Bletiere, a beautiful little carp fishing venue in the heart of the French countryside with lakeside accommodation… ‘The wonder of the world, The beauty and the power, The shapes of things, Their colours, lights and shades, These I saw, Look ye also while […]
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 […]
. 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… 1. Blue Lake (up to 10 anglers) You can expect lots of action […]