8 Big French Carp Fishing Lakes For Large Groups

.Are you struggling to find a French carp lake that can accommodate a large group of anglers? Here’s our pick of the best big French carp fishing lakes that cater for 10-16 anglers, making it ideal for that annual social… 1. Blue Lake (up to 10 anglers) You can expect lots of action from hard fighting […]

Seven Quality Carp Fishing Runs Waters in France

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 […]

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 […]

A New Lake Record For Blue Lake

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. 

Stunning 47lb Common Carp at Blue Lake

Rupert Devere topped his week at Blue Lake off with this 47lb common last week. Just 2 anglers had 40 carp between them. Here was their feedback…    Holiday date: Sat 13th Aug to Sat 20th Aug 2016 Name of customer: Rupert Devere Whiteway-wilkinson Number of anglers: 2 Details of your catches: 40 fish, biggest 47lb carp Your best tactics/bait/rigs: Snowman, pacific […]

The Latest From Blue Lake

Another good result for angler Tony Chilton who has just returned from a carp fishing trip to Blue Lake, here’s his feedback… Holiday date: Sat 25th Jul to Sat 1st Aug 2015 Name of customer: Tony Chilton Number of anglers: 8 Details of your catches:  For 1 angler – 1 x 41lb mirror carp, 1 x common […]

Blue Lake Video Diary

Mike and Matt Linstead recently spent a week carp fishing at French gravel pit Blue Lake. Here’s their video diary. A bit more about the lake… Blue Lake is 15 acres and roughly triangular in shape with swims cut into the tree line. The stocking of fish is impressive with carp up to 50lb+. It’s […]

A Week on Blue Lake

Mike Linstead travelled out to French gravel pit Blue Lake on May 23rd this year. Here’s his account of the 7 days that followed…  Imagine your ideal French carp lake. What do you see? For me it would be a natural and quiet water that is very picturesque with plenty of room, ideally between 10-20 acres. […]

Runs, Runs & More Runs at Blue Lake!

15 acre Blue Lake didn’t disappoint James Amer on his fishing holiday recently, with a total catch of 30 fish.  Here is partner Katy with the couple’s feedback; Holiday date: Sat 30th May to Sat 6th Jun 2015 Name of customer: Katy Mccall Number of anglers: 1 Details of your catches: 1 sturgeon 45 lbs, 25 carp – […]

Runs Water Blue Lake Lives Up To Reputation

A great start to the season at 15 acre gravel pit Blue Lake, here’s the feedback from the group of 7 that took over the lake last week… Holiday date: Sat 11th Apr to Sat 18th Apr 2015 Name of customer: Shawn Weller Number of anglers: 7 Details of your catches: 4 sturgeon biggest 58lb, […]

Questions and Answers at Blue Lake in France

Angling Lines field-tester Paul Cooper answers an anglers questions regarding the features and lake depths for each swim at Blue Lake. The lake is a 15 acre gravel pit and varies from 3ft at its shallowest to over 15ft at its South West end.  It’s a fascinating mixture of bars and areas of sand, rocks, gravel, […]

Blue Lake Joins the Fifties Club!

We’ve watched 15 acre French gravel pit Blue lake bubble away with numerous thirties to be had over the years. The lake stepped it up this month and joined the fifties club after this 50lb 7oz mirror was landed last week by Legare Guillaume. Blue was originally stocked in the 1980’s and then abandoned and left […]

Tips on Fishing Blue Lake, a 15 acre Gravel Pit

Paul was recently asked to advise an angler on fishing Blue Lake. We thought it’d be a good idea to stick it up here too and share the knowledge… Hi I have been asked to give you some advice on Blue Lake by the Angling Lines team. I have fished the lake on 2 occasions, […]

Inflight at Blue Lake

In the first of our Inflight series, we bring you an aerial flight over Blue Lake, designed to give you a real taster of the lake’s layout and features… For more information on Blue lake follow the link – Fishing France

Blue Lakes Mega Haul

We have heard news back from our anglers that travelled out to Blue Lake in June. Between four of them they had over 95 fish on the bank in 7 days; here is feedback from Jason Fox, one of the anglers on that week… Details of your catches: 65+ fish between two of us. Biggest 41lb […]

Blue Lake’s Summer Clothes

Ian Sweenie’s group went out to Blue lake at the end of May and took some lovely shots of the lake in it’s early summer beauty!  The lake varies from 3ft at its shallowest running to over 15ft at its South West end.  It’s a fascinating mixture of bars and areas of sand, rocks, gravel, […]

Blue Lake Latest

Last week Chris Pink went out to fish Blue Lake, a 15 acre lake where the water is crystal clear and the depth ranges from 3 foot to over 18 foot; containing loads of underwater features. Details of your catches: 14 fish, 1 sturgeon, 2 grass carp, all others were king carp up to 40 1/2 lbs Your best […]

Latest on fridge, freezer and plugs at Blue Lake

Blue Lake Owner Sebastien has just confirmed there is now a 300 litre freezer and a large fridge on site at Blue Lake . Plus there are a few spare plug points and some kind angler has left 2 UK plug adaptors at the venue. Can’t guarantee some not-so-kind angler will remove these though, so […]

Return to Blue Lake – Field Testing Tales

Last year Jim Kelly and I visited Blue Lake in almost monsoon conditions, with freshly dug swims with marl and mud everywhere, it was a trip to forget and we finished our trip early due to the adverse conditions. A view of Blue lake from swim 7 On our return to the UK we reported […]