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VIDEO – Ben Austin Lands 52lb Mirror at Beaurepaire

Ben Austin had a great week at Beaurepaire this Spring, topped by a pristine 52lb mirror. Here is a short video of his week & of course that stunning capture… ‘If carlsberg made carp I think it would look somethink like this!! This must have been the hardest fighting fish in my life 30 mins I […]

French big carp fishing at Beaurepaire

A Week Carp Fishing in France at Beaurepaire

One week, two anglers and an incredible seven acre gravel pit just two and a half hours from Calais. Here’s an updated venue video showing you everything you need to know about this much loved water (…and we even managed a pretty special 50lb’er too)  For more information on French carp fishing at Beaurepaire follow […]

Advice on Fishing Beaurepaire

Recently an angler heading out to Beaurepaire asked for some baiting advice from our blogger Pat Gillett, who recently spent a week at the venue (you can read about his trip here). We thought it would be worth sharing Pat’s indepth reply… Hi, First of all let me say, that I am sure you will enjoy […]

Beaurepaire tips, tactics & insight – Part 3

Andy Gilbert is back with part 3 of his series following his trip to Beaurepaire this April, you’ll find him discussing all aspects of the lake and what worked for them… Thanks once again for joining me as I delve into the Angling Lines venue Beaurepaire for the third and final time. A couple of months […]

A New Beaurepaire Carp Record

A huge well done to Cliff Jones who came away with the new lake record at Beaurepaire this May, weighing in at 56lb 1oz.  ‘After a few beers some silly bugger suggested that if one of us were to catch a lake record they should be made to streak the full length of the far […]

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Beaurepaire Tips, Tactics & Insight – Part 2

Hello all and welcome to part two of my blog for the Angling Lines venue Beaurepaire, which we fished from the 5th to the 12th of April this year. Having covered lake selection, baiting approaches and swim picking in part one, part two will cover our individual tactics, baiting strategy and early week results.  Just to […]

Carp Fishing in France at Beaurepaire Carp Lake

A May Week at Beaurepaire

For this years holiday, I was again going to be joined by my brother David and two ex-workmates, father and son duo Garry and Matt Clarke. Now David and Matt very rarely go fishing and Garry doesn’t get out anywhere near as much as he would like. With this in mind, I wanted a venue […]

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Beaurepaire Tips, Tactics & Insight – Part 1

Hello all, having just returned from a weeks fishing at Beaurepaire, I would like to invite you to read a few articles regarding this great lake.  I’d like to cover all aspects of our group’s fishing trip, from bait, tactics and execution through to results and where we got it right and sometimes wrong. This […]

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Inflight at Beaurepaire

An aerial flight over Beaurepaire, designed to give you a real taster of the venue’s layout and lake features. Beaurepaire has been a well kept secret by many who have fished it. It’s a beautiful natural gravel pit, just 2½ hours from Calais that’s stuffed with carp to high 40’s and catfish to 50lb+. Ideally suit […]

67lb catfish in France

Beaurepaire Produces 67lb Catfish

Gary Rivett fished Beaurepaire last week with his mate Steve  & had 35 carp, including a PB mirror for Steve at 31-10,  a PB grassy for Gary at 34-04 & other mirrors to 40-09… Gary also landed this lake record cat with the Reuben Heatons thumping down to the stop at 67-12; among other cats to 48-10. […]

Beaurepaire French Carp

Beaurepaire Beauty

We received this picture through from Mr Downer who was fishing Beaurepaire as part of a group of six anglers this May. Beaurepaire is a natural gravel pit of seven acres fed directly by the water table, just 2½ hours from Calais. Details of your catches: Eleven cats to 49lb, six grass carp to 35lb, thirty […]

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Third time round at Beaurepaire…

Graham Ball’s group were out at Beaurepaire last week. Here’s a quick round up of their catches… Details of your catches: Mirrors of 19, 21, 24, 28, 31, 31, 39, 40. Commons of 5lb, 15lb, 17lb’s and a couple of bream. Your best tactics/bait/rigs: Water level was up about 2 meters and this alone made the fishing hard. […]

54lb Beaurepaire Mirror carp

Beaurepaire Carp Record Broken with a 54lb Mirror

  54lb – the new venue record Tony & Anne Larkin fished Beaurepaire w/c 11th August & Anne broke the venue record with this stunning 54lb mirror.  They caught a total of 22 carp plus catfish using a variety of different baits including Quest Baits, Poacher baits & Dynamite. Angling Holidays at Beaurepaire

Fishing from the spit at Beaurepaire

Fishing from the Spit at Beaurepaire

We join a group of Dutch anglers fishing from the spit at Beaurepaire in June ’12… & the German Vs Holland Euro football match disrupts the proceedings. Angling holidays at Beaurepaire

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Water Levels at Beaurepaire

Because the water levels do vary at Beaurepaire we often get asked what should be expected.  Here’s the levels at 12th June ’12 after an averagely wet spring. Angling holidays at Beaurepaire

Family Carping Holiday

What a Family Holiday!

The Hope family enjoyed a fantastic week at Beaurepaire (w/c 12th May)havingg 48 runs with 44 landed; *   32 carp all mirrors *  7 x 40’s *  13 x 30’s *  11 x 20’s *  1 @ 16lb *  2 grass carp 19.8 & 24lb *  2 catfish 12 & 37lb *  8 bream Here’s […]