We’ve got just the French carp fishing holiday for you. Here are five lakes that are guaranteed to leave you awestruck at their beauty and anticipating a very large carp!
If you are looking for a French lake that is home to both carp and catfish then the following seven venues are well worth a look.
Andrew Gilbert has just returned from his first session on Brocard Small, after numerous trips to the lake’s big sister Brocard Large. Here is the catch report…
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 […]
Last week we placed all the fish back into Brocard Small. The fish were held in a lake over winter so we could do some maintenance on the lake. Along with with this we added some real corkers to over 50lb. Here’s some of our favourites from the day… Brocard Small is situated within picturesque woodlands […]
The Bacheliers have been busy! Here’s our round-up of the nettings and stockings so far this winter… The well respected Bachelier family own five of our venues – Jonchery, Jonchery #7, Brocard Small, Brocard Large and Brie. Whilst these venues are all unique in their own way, they also share something in common – the […]
Paul Bachelier updates us on the additional stocking at Brocard Small this January. This includes a handful of forties and fifties and a further 30 carp between 20-30lb. For more information on Brocard Small follow the link – Carp Fishing France
It was mid October when Jim Kelly and I visited Brocard Small lake. Small does not describe this lake correctly. It is around 29 acres, this being the lesser acreage of two lakes set in a huge forested area, with the larger being around 39 cares. There are approximately 350 carp in Brocard Small as […]
Four of our field testers took over the Brocard complex for a week last month. Jim Kelly spent the week camped on Brocard Small, you can read his report below. Brocard Small isn’t, at 29 acres, that small. It is a fairly large lake and with just 4 swims there is plenty of water to […]
Here’s a catch report from Brocard Small, fished by Mr Sproston from the 3rd – 10th of August… Details of your catches: 23 carp, 9 x 30’s 2 cats 68.5 & 32lb 5 grass carp best 47lb Your best tactics/bait/rigs: Fishing near to far bank mostly, boilies best bait but crays liked them too. Were the facilities […]
If you are looking for serious waters that contains a large average size of carp in natural surroundings, then these could be the lakes for you… The Brocard lakes are situated within picturesque woodlands in the Champagne region of France, created and run by the prominent fish farming Bachelier family. The complex consists of 2 lakes, […]