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Vaux – Carp Fishing With Accommodation At It’s Best

Paul Cooper reviews Vaux, an idyllic 3 acre carp lake with charming accommodation right on the bank… I was sitting on my syndicate lake taking in the surroundings when I had an unexpected phone call from Dave Keep, MD of Angling Lines. I was aware that he was only weeks away from yet another trip to […]

A Week at Vaux

Angling Lines field tester Mike Linstead recently spent a week alongside fellow field tester Paul Cooper at one of our long established venues Vaux, to film and fish for some of the stunning carp in this beautiful lake. Early autumn is one of my favourite times of year to head over to fish for Carp in France […]

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Another New 50lb Carp at Vaux

We are very pleased to announce that yet another new fifty, the fifth for this year, was banked at Vaux carp lake last week by James Leeman, a 56lb mirror, his PB by a long way.  This mirror carp was last recorded when caught by Martin Williams at 46lb12oz in October 2012 and, in fact, […]

October Carp Fishing Offers

Here are our picks of the October offers available from our venues, whether you are looking for a drive and survive carp lake or top class lakeside accommodation, you’ll find something to suit…   1. Lillypool This beautiful 4 acre lake is available on an exclusive booking basis for up to five anglers. Combine this with an […]

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Another Cold Week at Vaux With Great Results

It’s still cold out there at the moment and the fishing has been hard going on a lot of lakes. Despite the conditions being against him, James Dale had a good session at Vaux last week… Holiday date: Sat 14th Mar to Sat 21st Mar 2015 Name of customer: James Dale Number of anglers: 2 […]

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Latest Catch Report From Vaux

Vaux welcomed it’s first anglers of the season last week, Dean and Alan, who came away with a new common carp PB! Here’s their catch report… Holiday date: Sat 14th Feb to Sat 21st Feb 2015 Name of customer: Dean Dixon Number of anglers: 2 Details of your catches: 5 carp up to a common […]

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New Carp Stocked At Vaux

On the afternoon of 22nd December 2014, Mr Michel Bigot and David delivered to Vaux 20 new carp, nine mirrors and 11 common carp, at a total weight of 600lb 4oz.  Ten of the carp were 30s, the largest being a fraction under 34lb and the remaining 10 were all high 20s. The commons stocked […]

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My week at Vaux

My fourth visit to Vaux since 2008 and this is an account of  a week in July spent at this classic Angling Lines venue which I want to share with you.  If you are looking for a holiday located in beautiful surroundings, with top class accommodation and a large head of big carp then read […]

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New 40’s For Vaux in 2014

Here’s Chas and Josie with a quick update from Vaux, a 3 acre lake hired exclusively with a superb lakeside stone built mill house… So far this year we have seen 23 x 40lb-ers banked, eight of which are over 45lb.  From our photographs, it seems that we already have four new 40s this season. In March, […]

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Latest Feedback From Vaux

Vaux has become a firm favourite with Angling Lines customers – many return year after year. Taking a look at the customer feedback and it’s not hard to see why. Here’s the latest; Holiday date: Sat 28th Jun to Sat 5th Jul 2014Name of customer: Simon LowndesNumber of anglers: 2Details of your catches: 32 carp in two weeks (16 each week) […]

Vaux Carp Fishing Holiday in France

The edges used to capture Vaux’s first 50

We received this short report from James Dale, who fished Vaux this summer on his first trip to France, catching the lake’s first ever 50lb’er! What can I say about my week’s fishing at Vaux and what I have taken away after listening to Chas other than it has radically changed my approach to how I […]

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The first of Vaux’s 50s has landed!

The first ever 50lb’er has been banked at Vaux, which means the lucky angler has landed himself a free week at the venue! Here’s Josie with the details.. By the end of the day of his arrival on 17th May with his good friend Richard for their first ever angling holiday in France, James had […]

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The Two Most Popular Rigs at Vaux

Chas Cook, owner of Vaux, has written a short piece on the two rigs used by anglers at Vaux time and time again… Withy Pool Rig Throughout 2013 various anglers fished with the Withy Pool rig, using a variety of hook patterns (although not the long shank nailer), but even though it is a popular […]

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Cold Weather Action at Vaux

Dean and Alan braved some frosty nights in the hope of some carp action at Vaux. They weren’t left disappointed… Firstly we would like to start by saying what an amazing venue, there are very few places we can think of fishing and being almost 100% confident of catching even in the worst weather conditions […]

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Carp Strains at Vaux

Some interesting information from Chas at Vaux. As time goes on they are seeing their originally stocked carp strains interbreeding and creating some incredible fish… The first stocking of carp at Vaux was with the short, stocky, limited scale patterned Czech Royale strain, introduced into the lake in 2003.  Other carp were introduced from different […]

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Inflight at Vaux

An aerial flight over Vaux lake, designed to give you a real taster of the venue’s layout and lake features. Vaux is a 3.5 acre carp lake, 2 hours from the ferry at Caen. Exceptionally high standard accommodation at the lakeside and, with a splash pool in the garden aswell, it’s a perfect family venue. […]

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Forties at Vaux

Mark Owen came away from his trip to Vaux this October with a trio of beautiful dark forties… Details of your catches: 1 x 43lb1oz, 2 x 40lb13oz, 6 x 30lb+, 14 x 20lb+, 20 x doubles, plus plenty of quality roach and perch on maggot and castors. Your best tactics/bait/rigs: All tactics worked on their day, […]

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Forties at Vaux

A beautiful pair of forties from Vaux meant two new PBs for anglers Danny and Marc…. ‘We would highly recommend this venue to a friend and at the moment we are checking our diaries to see when we can get back!’ For more information on Vaux follow the link – Fishing Holiday

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Counter-Intuitive Tactics at Vaux

Kevin was back at Vaux for round #4 this August, coming back with a bumper catch… Details of your catches: Kevin: 34+ fish to 41lb ben: 13 fish to 46lb + roach, pike and perch Your best tactics/bait/rigs: Crumbers boilies & boilies to dinner plate size baiting pattern and withy pool rigs and wafting baits General comments: Superb […]