Here’s our pick of deals & availability for this October… Eau de Vie South25% off 14th & 21st October Eau De Vie South is a spring fed 2-acre lake offering plenty of features and carp to over 54lb. You hire it exclusively for the week for up to 3 anglers. A refurbished railway carriage offers […]
Is a food package one of your requirements when choosing a French carp fishing holiday? Here are 14 great lakes that offer carp fishing in France with food package. We’ve split them up into two categories – bivvy lakes and also lakes that offer accommodation on site.
Want to bring the dog with you on your French carp fishing trip? Well you are in luck, as the process of getting your pet passported is now easier than ever and many of our lakes welcome responsible dog owners and their beloved pets. 1. Firstly, get sorted with the pet passport You will need […]
Here are six easy carp lakes in France that we would describe as usually being easy fishing. They are all well stocked, allowing you to relax and enjoy plenty of memorable carp fishing… after all we only get so many holidays a year so why not spend them catching! Jonchery 7 or 8 These two […]
If you are looking for the some of the biggest carp, then these two top class French carp lakes with 80lb carp will certainly do the job! Sky Lake This lake has an exceptional reputation for big carp fishing in France and is a short drive from Calais at just 3 hours 15 minutes. With […]
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 lakes usually produce the goods again and again. These […]
If you’re looking to pit your wits against some seriously monster carp in France then take a look at these top seven French carp lakes with 70lb carp….
If you’re currently planning a French carp fishing trip, have a look at the Q&A below for choosing the right venue… There are only 2 of us… Can we book a lake exclusive? Yes, you certainly can. Exclusive lakes come in all sizes but most exclusively available lakes are around 3 to 5 acres, and take […]
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 […]
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 airport transfers, tackle hire, bait and food packages on site. So all you need to do is get on that plane! […]
We now have 24 top quality French carp fishing venues with accommodation. These vary from very comfortable houses complete with hot tubs and swimming pools to smaller lakeside lodges. Here are seven of our venues for carp fishing in France with luxury accommodation:
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, making planning your carp fishing holiday easy.
We’ve rounded up our best ten french carp lakes with 60lb carp that will give you a chance of banking a true monster (and for some, 70lb and 80lb carp too!)
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 […]
Pat Gillett always produces a list to check against when preparing for a trip. He kindly agreed to share it with us and we hope that this detailed list of what to take carp fishing in France can prove as a great point of reference and jog a few memories when packing for your trip… Equipment […]
France has opened its borders to all UK tourists and our carp fishing in France holidays are back on! Important: this article was last updated on the 2nd August 2022. You should always check the requirements for yourself at time of travel using the links included in the article. Travelling to France ⚠️ From 1 August […]
Driving in France can be confusing and we get a lot of anglers ask us about French rules and regulations. We have put together a list of simple things you should be aware of before setting off on your carp fishing holiday.
I think that it fair to say that most anglers that visit French carp waters expect to catch big carp and lots of them, beating their British PB’s by a fair margin. Ultimately carp behave the same in France as in England, they can be temperamental. Then when they do go on the feed anglers […]
There are a couple of useful carp fishing tools on the internet that are really useful to help you do a bit of home work on your chosen French carp lake before you arrive.
As carp anglers it is in our interests to protect the species we fish for with proper carp care, so everyone in the sport can continue to enjoy their future captures.