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8 Ways To Choose The Right French Carp Fishing Lake

Chuck Ives provides some advice on carp fishing holidays in France. From initially picking a venue, preparation for the trip and finally the journey through France, with a few personal fishing tips along the way. Hopefully these blogs will help anyone thinking about going to France for the first time… or even just to give an […]

Carp Care : 8 Top Tips

We are all trying to be responsible anglers, respecting the environment and practicing good carp care with the fish we catch. Here’s our top 8 tips to help you do that. 1 Make sure that you are using fishing tackle that is suitable for French carp fishing and this means strong and reliable rods, reels […]

Unlocking the Best Times to Carp Fish in France

Whether you are a seasoned angler or just starting out, understanding the optimal times of year to fish for carp in France can significantly enhance your chances of success. From the misty mornings of spring to the golden hues of autumn, France’s carp fishing seasons offer something for every angler. Carp fishing in France is […]

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General Interest

Excellent Lakes for All Inclusive Carp Fishing in France

If you want to remove as much stress as possible from your French carp fishing trip, then an all inclusive holiday can be the way to go. All Inclusive Carp Fishing in France includes tackle hire, bait and food packages on site. So all you need to do is get on that plane! Some even […]

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Technical Carping

7 Great Tips To Combat Crayfish When Carp Fishing

Crayfish occur naturally in most lakes & rivers in France.  The carp love to eat them & almost without exception where there’s large carp you’ll find crayfish too, because they are an excellent source of protein which makes the carp grow very quickly. Here is how to beat crayfish when carp fishing… Under normal circumstances […]

How to Avoid & Combat Poisson Chat

We’re resurrecting a few of our old question & answer posts as they’re still very applicable today! Here’s a great one on how to avoid & combat poisson chat. Poisson chat are very common in many French lakes, but with a few tips and tricks you can minimise any disturbance they have on your carp […]

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Owning a Carp Lake

Buying A Carp Lake In France – The Ultimate Guide

We often get asked the same question many times in the office here at Angling Lines –  “How do I go about buying a carp lake in France?” – this article should point you in the right direction. John London bought the popular little French carp lake Bletiere back in the early 2000´s. He kindly […]

Interview with an Owner – Cyril at Vasseur Lakes

We have a fantastic group of lakes on our website, which are a credit to our brilliant owners and all their hard work. Today we are introducing Cyril, who along with brother Sebastian, runs four excellent carp lakes in France – Lepinet, Blue Lake, Cailleaux and Autels. As well as running these stunning lakes, the […]

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