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 […]
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 […]
Your French carp fishing adventure starts here… Planning your inaugural continental carp trip? Do your homework before you book… Any European road trip requires a modicum of preparation. An angling trip demands so much more, bringing with it a whole host of questions, variables and imponderables. Not least: What’s my goal for the trip? Non-stop […]
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 […]
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 […]
Reading through catch reports and photos from happy anglers is easily the best bit of the job. Here are five captures that really stood out this year. Kevin Hayward with a stunning 52lb 4oz common at Lillypool. One of 18 fish for the group of 3 anglers. “We had a hard week with willow fluff […]
We’ve really seen Blue Lake come into its own the last couple of seasons. It has always been well regarded as a good action packed water with plenty of 20lb+ carp on the bank each week but this year we have seen many 40lb and 50lb+ carp landed too.
Thanks to Pete Castle for his video review of Landes, a French carp fishing venue that ticks plenty of boxes for anglers and non-anglers alike!
We’re always wary of describing some of our French carp fishing lakes as ‘runs waters’. After all, the way a lake produces on one single week is down to many variables – weather, time of year, pressure and so on. However, with that said, the following 6 lakes usually produce the goods again and again…
We’ve rounded up our top ten carp fishing lakes in France that will give you a chance of banking a 60lb+ carp…
So you’ve booked your next French carp fishing trip, studied the photos and read the catch reports. These three handy tools will help you take care of the rest.
Here are 10 carp fishing lakes in France that are ideal for 4 anglers to share exclusively. From action-packed waters to big carp lakes, you can find something to suit below…
Angling Lines field tester and videographer Mike Linstead was recently sent on assignment to one of our newest venues for 2018, Forest Lodge. Here is an account of his visit.
Mark Price, fishing Old Oaks this week, caught 5 fish on the bounce on Wednesday. This included – for the first time this season – the mighty long common at 69lb 12oz!
Angling Lines field tester Mike Linstead was sent on assignment to film one of the newest lakes in our collection for 2018, Augustin. Mike reports back on his experience of this eagerly anticipated new venue.
Is a food package one of your requirements when choosing a French carp fishing holiday? We have 12 great venues that fit the bill.
This really is invaluable advice for any carp angler, big thanks to Jamie Simpson for these tips on how to avoid Weil’s Disease whilst fishing…
A new lake record on Villefond. Jamie Ramsey landed ‘Arnold’ at 71lb 02oz, on Dstr baits nut trix, fishing from swim 3. Congratulations sir!
Tom Mckenna has just returned from a record breaking session on Remieu, a pretty little lake exclusive with accommodation just a stone’s throw from the lake. Here is his account of the week…
Last week saw the Carter party have a very successful week at La Fonte, topped off by a new lake record of 50lb 8oz, and a common at that!