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 […]

Vaumigny off to a flying start!

Vaumigny produced the goods for our first anglers of the season, here’s their catch report below… Holiday date: Sat 30th Mar to Sat 6th Apr 2019Name of customer: Andrew BurrowsNumber of anglers: 3 Details of your catches: 4 people peg 1 & 2, only 3 rods each peg. Peg 1  Andy – 31carp 12 x […]

Video: Vaumigny From Above

A cracking video from Jamie Bellhouse’s trip to Vaumigny this June. See a couple of the resident catfish, carp and some incredible views of this 35-acre French lake.

Ben Austin Stops Off at Vaumigny

Ben Austin is undertaking an adventure of a lifetime, 12 months travelling Europe in the search of big carp. He’s spent the last few days at Vaumigny and caught this beautiful 41lb’er… ‘Well here she is what a amazing creature 41lb on the nose and she fought like a absolute demon!! After picking up the smaller […]

The Underrated Venue – Vaumigny

The latest blog comes from Andy Gilbert and follows his first trip to Vaumigny, a 35 acre lake known for it’s large carp, catfish and sturgeon. Here’s what he found… One of the major deciding factors for me personally when choosing a holiday venue is always the feedback and information regarding the lake.  I check how the […]

A Run of Big Carp Caught at Vaumigny

We’ve seen a lot of 50’s and even 60’s out at Vaumigny this season, along with sturgeon to 120lb and some big cats too. Here’s some of the photos that have crossed our desk… Vaumigny is a water that will test your skill, your tackle and your nerve! It’s not a runs water and this […]

Vaumigny’s Giants

Sturgeon certainly aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. However, if you do fancy the chance of catching a truly monster sized one, Vaumigny is the place to go. This one was caught in Swim 2 last month. Thankfully the lake also holds some seriously impressive carp too if sturgeon aren’t your thing. The mirror below was […]

The Latest from Vaumigny

A good week at 35 acre Vaumigny for angler Gareth Hayton. Here’s the latest feedback; Holiday date: Sat 3rd May to Sat 10th May 2014 Name of customer: Gareth Hayton Number of anglers: 2 Details of your catches: We fished swims 15 & 16, I had 25 takes, landing 13 carp up to 42lb, a sturgeon at 38lb and 3 large […]

Inflight at Vaumigny

An aerial flight over Vaumigny Carp Lake, one of our larger waters at 35 acres. Already established as one of France’s premiere big fish waters, Angling Lines were proud to announce earlier this year that Vaumigny has re-joined them after a 10 year absence. For more information on Vaumigny follow the link – Fishing France

Team Richworth Bulgaria visit Vaumigny

Bulgaria’s Team Richworth recently came over to France to fish Vaumigny, as part of an upcoming film for HobiTV. You can read their behind the scenes article here. It’s in Bulgarian but Google kindly asks if you would like it translating. For more information on Vaumigny follow the link – Fishing France

Vaumigny Stars in Sturgeon Documentary

Vaumigny was recently chosen for a documentary on big sturgeon fishing… The lake was one of the forerunners in France for introducing several species of big sturgeon into their closed waters so it’s anglers can enjoy the exhilarating sport. There are 25 to 30 sturgeon to over 100lb with the biggest specimen estimated at 140lb.  These record […]

The Catfish of Vaumigny

Frank, the lake’s bailiff, estimates that there are at least 20 fair size cats in Vaumigny. One of the larger specimens came out on the 8th of this month and you can see the impressive photo below! The beast is 2.1m (nearly 7 foot) long and weighs over 140lbs! It was taken from Swim 1 on a fish-based boilie. […]


What’s your PB? A 60lb carp, a 100lb sturgeon or perhaps even a 170lb catfish? At Vaumigny all this and more is possible.  Vaumigny is a water that will test your skill, your tackle and your nerve! It also holds enough big carp to ensure that you’re not waiting all week for that one special run. […]