10 Best Small Exclusive Carp Lakes in France For 2/3 Anglers

Sometimes it’s nice not to be bothered by other anglers. We get it. Here are ten of our small exclusive carp lakes in France that are perfect for just 2 or 3 anglers to share exclusively; Jonchery 7 This 5 acre lake is incredibly peaceful, set close to the dam wall of the Lac d’Orient.  This […]

A New Video From Bletiere

We visited the lovely Bletiere this April to film a new venue video. Bletiere is a small venue in the heart of the French countryside where you can have a well stocked carp lake all to yourself and stay in a high quality gite on the banks of the lake.

An April Update From Bletiere

Aprils newsletter, time is moving along quite quick now winter is behind us. Last week we had our first booked guests of this season, Mark, wife Tracy, and six year old son Archie. Mark had a very good week landing 20 carp ranging from 24lb to 44lb and he was only fishing the lake part […]

Four Carp Fishing Venues For The Summer Holidays

If you’re looking for a family holiday this summer with some carp fishing included then take a look at the following four French carp fishing lakes. All have a week or two still available in the summer holidays this year and offer great fishing, accommodation and facilities for all the family.

Happy New Year From Bletiere

An update from John and Karen, owners of Bletiere, as they prepare to welcome anglers in the 2017 season… Bonjour from France. Where to Start. May be a quick,  time has just run away with us at La Bletiere. We now have some black bass residing in the lake, they were delivered back in December as […]

The La Bletiere Experience

  Terry and Steve have just returned from an Autumn trip to Bletiere, a  beautiful little carp fishing venue in the heart of the French countryside with lakeside accommodation… ‘The wonder of the world, The beauty and the power, The shapes of things, Their colours, lights and shades, These I saw, Look ye also while […]

Stocking at Bletiere Carp Lake

Bletiere is in the process of adding to it’s fish stocks this winter, here’s owner John with the latest update… Well we had a good stocking yesterday with another 24 carp and 4 grass carp in total. A breakdown of the fish is; 7 x 30lbs 3 x 33lbs 5 x 35lbs 4 x 37lbs […]

Good Times at La Bletiere

One of our favourite anglers, Terry Cheesman, has just returned from a week long escape to Bletiere, a small tranquil lake with stone gite accommodation. Here’s his review… Having not been on a trip to France since October 2014, my regular fishing partner Steve and I were very much looking forward to our first trip of […]

The Latest Feedback From Bletiere

Some great feedback from a successful trip to top class accommodation venue Bletiere. This lake is just the most beautiful setting for a fishing trip, and the carp ain’t too bad either! Holiday date: Sat 23rd May to Sat 30th May 2015 Name of customer: David Fielder Number of anglers: 2 Details of your catches: […]

New Lake Record to First Anglers of the Season!

Bletiere welcomed it’s first anglers this week, and it’s off to a flyer! Here’s owner John with the latest… What a start to our season with David and Rick here for their first trip to France fishing and their first time having a weeks session for carp, but after setting their gear up and getting the […]

An Update from Bletiere

Good results for Steve and Sue fishing Bletiere last month despite some scorching weather, even netting the lake record common. Here’s their catch report… Holiday date: Sat 17th May to Sat 24th May 2014 Name of customer: Steve Northway Number of anglers: 2 Details of your catches: Commons – 3 x 10 to 20lbs, 4 x 20 to 30lbs, 5 x  30 to 40lbs, […]

Duncan’s Week at Bletiere

My first trip to France in 2014 and I headed to one of my favourite Angling Lines venues; Bletiere, a lovely little 2 ½ acre lake located just to the east of Le Mans.  This account I hope will give you a few insights which may entice you to spend a week there, and if […]

A Hectic Week at Bletiere

We had Duncan here last week at Bletiere for his first visit this year and what a week he had. With the weather seemingly not the best for fishing with warm sun and not much wind he had what can only be described as a fantastic week. Duncans catch came to over 1700 lbs of carp out and […]

Winter Work Update from Bletiere

Lesley gives us an update from Bletiere in this short video diary. It’s mid-January and John is in the lake, raking debris from the bottom. You’ll also find where the carp have made dishes in the lake bed. For more information on Bletiere follow the link – Fishing Holidays

Wildlife Camera at Bletiere Lake

I have for a couple of months now had a wildlife camera at Bletiere that I am able to leave out 24/7. It has the software to be able to take HD quality night time photos and videos. I have attached the first few practice videos where I have managed to capture the animals that […]

Winter Clear-up at Bletiere

We are now well into November and have started at Bletiere to get all the jobs done to keep the place looking nice but without spoiling the natural look. We are very keen to try and not disturb too much of the natural growth around the lake and woods as there is a host of […]

Inflight at Bletiere

Next up in our Inflight series is an aerial view of Bletiere lake, designed to give you a real taster of the venue’s layout and lake features. Bletiere is a beautiful little venue in the heart of the French countryside where you can have a well stocked carp lake all to yourself and stay in […]

Bletiere Catch Record Smashed!

We have for the last week had regular guests Glen and his wife Clare here and what a week Glen has had! By the end of it he has smashed the single angler weight record. With the weather just right for fishing and with the week ahead looking good Glen started off on the saturday […]

Carp Lake Record Tumbles Again at Bletiere

We had Jackie, husband Dave and their friend fishing here at Bletiere, w/c 1st June, and at 9.30am on Tuesday Jackie broke the lake record with a big mirror. 45.04 She decided to try a different spot this morning, behind the island, and after about an hour Jackie landed the mirror & new lake record at […]