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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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….
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:
This pre-Napoleonic 5 acre French carp lake is truly beautiful and the fishing doesn’t disappoint either. With carp reaching to over 60lb, there are over a dozen known 50lb+ and the majority are over the 30lb mark. Suiting up to 4 anglers, you book the lake exclusively for your group for the week. There are […]
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.
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 […]
Lee and Tracy, the owners of Gléhias carp fishery in France, explained how they felt about 12 year old Reuben smashing the Junior Lake Record twice in one day. As a fishery owner you get to see a lot of anglers, some of which are very good. But, once in a blue moon, you get […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 introduce Constant, a well regarded angler and French FOX consultant, who created Fullys Carp Lake.
Glehias offers a tranquil carp fishing lake in the beautiful French countryside, and it is now home to 50lb+ carp too! Here’s owners Lee & Tracy with the update…. Lake Champion does it again with a 51lb Common! Van driver, author, song writer, concert stage builder, and La Gléhias veteran Saul Mulvey, here for the […]