December Stocking at Nautica

A total of 24 new fish have joined the existing stock at Nautica. 23 carp between 26 and 41 pounds and also a new koi. The weight averaged more than 30lb. You can see some of them below… Nautica is an unspoilt, mature French lake of approximately 17 acres. With extensive reed beds and surrounding woodland […]

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Nautica – Q&A with Owner Guillaume

While we were out fishing Nautica with Guillaume this September (you can see the film of this here), we took the opportunity to ask Guillaume a few FAQ’s and find out the history of the lake. Nautica is an unspoilt, mature 17 acre French lake. With extensive reedbeds and surrounding woodland it has that essential ingredient […]

Newcomer Nautica Delivers The Goods

The Angling Lines film team fish Nautica alongside owner Guillaume for 5 days in September… Nautica is a 17 acre lake with carp ranging from doubles to the sixties. You won’t find any manicured swims here but if you’re looking to fish for big carp in a genuine French lake then Nautica is the place […]

50lb carp caught at Nautica

50lb+ Carp on Film at Nautica

This 50lb+ carp fell to the angler at swim 4 on Nautica after 3 hours of fishing, here’s a quick video shortly before she was returned to the lake… Nautica is an unspoilt, mature French lake of approximately 17 acres. With extensive reed beds and surrounding woodland it has that essential ingredient – character. One hundred […]

Like father, like son!

Nautica owner Guillaume struck gold with the capture of this 59lb 2oz mirror at the lake last week. Even his son Loan got in on the action with a 25lb mirror. Great stuff. Nautica is a mature lake of approximately 17 acres, taking up to 9 anglers and the current lake record is 62lb. This is […]

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Tazon Carp Club Success at Nautica

The Tazon Carp Club from Castro had ​​a spectacular Sunday fishing at Nautica on May 18th with a superb double meaning one angler beat his PB twice in one day! First with a common weighing in at 44lb 9oz and then the second time round with a massive mirror carp of 56lb 2oz.  Another angler […]

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A 56lb’er Amongst a Whole Host of Beautiful Carp

A 56lb 5oz mirror was landed last Saturday at Nautica by Fabrice Trefoux, using the Krill Bill boilies sold at the lake. This is a fish stocked last year at 42lb 5oz if I remember correctly! A great growth rate. There have been plenty of really lovely carp coming out of Nautica over the past month, […]

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Dream Swims at Nautica

Guillaume has been busy at Nautica building two pontoons in the shallow margins of swims 6 and 7, both a spacious 6 metres by 4 metres. We think they look fantastic nestled in to the reeds. They even managed to squeeze some fishing in, with 7 carp between 26lb – 31lb. You can see a […]

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Lake Record Common at Nautica

We had an excited Guillaume call us from Nautica this morning to let us know that one of his French Anglers had landed a new lake record common and personal best. Fishing in the midst of January in less than ideal conditions, Alexandre Gaudon landed this stunning 47lb 3oz Mirror and bagged himself the new […]

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Another Additional Stocking at Nautica

Following on from multiple carp stockings over the past couple of years at Nautica, Guillaume stocked another 21 carp on the 22nd December. Guillaume, Nautica’s owner is a well-known big fish angler with an impressive capture record. His mission is to develop a big fish water aimed at the more experienced angler. The stocking consisted of; […]

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Further Stockings at Nautica

Guillaume is continuing to build on his fish stocks at Nautica over the winter, with his first stocking last week and another initially planned for December. Last week 33 carp were introduced including 3 x forties and 4 x thirties, a mix of some lovely dark mirrors and commons. In the meantime Nautica has been […]

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New Lake Record at Nautica

Nautica‘s owner Guillaume fills us in on last week’s capture of the lake record… On the 9th of October at 7am, I received a text which said ‘I have Nautica’.  I rushed to the lake and found that Nicolas Bruneau had just caught the biggest carp in the lake, called ‘Nautica’, a magnificent two-tone female. […]

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A Pioneer’s Dream Lake – Field Testing Tales

Paul Cooper and Jim Kelly were out again on a field testing trip to a brand new Angling Lines venue, Nautica. Having thoroughly tested this venue twice now with great results, below is Paul’s report on his time there… The Lake Nautica is a 17 acre wild and natural French lake set deep in rural […]

Field testing at Nautica

They’re At It Again – Field Testing Tales From Nautica

It’s the beginning of May and Ron and I are off to test a 17 acre lake for Angling Lines situated 150 miles South of Paris. The new owner of the lake, Guillaume, only took ownership of the venue in January this year. Since taking on the lake he has stocked the lake with around […]

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Introducing… Nautica

Introducing Nautica, an unspoilt, mature French lake of approximately 17 acres. With extensive reed beds and surrounding woodland it has that essential ingredient – character. It is situated in the heart of the countryside with no light pollution, yet only 5 miles from a large town with shops and amenities. The owner, Guillaume Rousselet, is […]