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Les Kaolins-Galleon - Belgium anglers on Galleon Lake 9 - 16 August


Ben and Glenn arrived from Belgium with their families. They'd been let down by another venue days before the start of their holiday so were really lucky to find we had not only space - but they had the whole of the Galleon Lake to themselves. They were able to cast wherever they wanted and had a g ....more

Les Kaolins-Galleon - 16 - 23 August Dads and Lads week. Galleon & Unicorn Lakes


 Mike King & family. Another great week fishing the Galleon Lake and Unicorn Lake. A great opportunity for the lads to fish with their dads. Island lake providing a great nursery for the up and coming anglers - packed with easy to catch wild carp. Not a prolific week, but some lovely fi ....more

Etang Marolles - Two Week Session Pays Dividends!!


For the second year in a row a two week session booked (30 August to 13 Sept) resulted in a PB of 40.8lb and 24 fish banked over the fortnight. Already booked on for 2015 here's what Glen had to say... "Third time here and second two week session, Dave and Caroine have been great hosts, fishing ....more

Saint Amand Leisure - Probably the Best Kept Secret in France


This venue is absolutely magical and as we are offering such a reduced rate of £850 for a week to be shared between whoever is booking it’s crazy to think that not more people have sampled it’s magic. For those that have been it leaves ever lasting memories of chaotic action, natur ....more

Birch Pool Retreat - Old Skool rules OK !!


 5 days of "Old Skool" fishing has certainly paid off for Lee this week, so far a 40lb Mirror, a 39lbs Mirror and 39lbs 6oz Mirror caught on a float rod using 6lbs line and maggots. The "modern way" has also worked well for this party as other catches also include a 52lbs Mi ....more

Forest Pool - PB's smashed again


A great week for Jake and his dad Andy. Jake started the week wanting to catch a 30lbs Carp and Forest Pool France didn't disappoint, his first fish was a 32lbs MIrror. Jake and Andy caught steadily throughout the week with Jake smashing his PB again with a 38lbs Mirror, by the end of the week of co ....more

Les Kaolins-Galleon - Sandhurst Baits at Les Kaolins


9 - 16 August has been a great week for Sandhurst Baits group. The first morning Harry caught his first ever cat - 50 lbs. The 2 girls then showed their lads how to catch! Charlene caught 6 carp from the Unicorn the second night and Jacky was a close runner up on swim 5 of the Galleon. In fact swim ....more

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Lac de Laneuville


Pieter, family and friends caught 36 carp 1 crucian. 14 x 20's 16 x 30's 6 x 40's up to 48.4lb . A couple of personal bests and average day time temperatures of 27 degrees resulted in a lovely holiday for the group and they hope to return next year. (5 photos) ....more

Lake Juvanze


Food was fantastic, give him a michelin star! Be back soon. ....more

Lake Juvanze - Blue


Jack was brilliant as normal, he can cook a mean chicken pie! The Big Head fought like a beast!!! ....more

Les Burons


Excellent first class hospitality, theres nothing they wont do for you5* AND WE WILL BE BACK ....more



Matt & Irène, you are both lovely people, it was a pleasure to meet you both. Big thanks to Matt for his help on Tuesday, it was very helpful. Matt spends time and effort with every angler, please listen, you will learn. ....more

Lake Juvanze


fishing was difficult due to the hot weather but there was still some good fish caught. jeff is an excellent host who does a fantastic bbq will be looking forward to coming again ....more

The Retreat


Pat & Philip were great and very accomodating.Happy to help with anything. Fish are stunning and in very good condition. ....more

Oakwood Fisheries


Stunning place, I had a great holiday, fishing was great on the first day I had 9 takes banked 5 of them and lost 4. I broke my PB multiple times in the week with thirties. Fish are real corkers in great condition and the food is fabulous lots of variety and very plentiful 10/10 ....more

The Retreat


Pat and Philip were amazing and very hospitable. Great tips on were to fish and walk our dogs. Thankyou very much for your help. ....more



This is my sixth time fishing in France and has definitely been the best experience and without doubt I will be coming back. My wife agreed to come with me on this occasion (which is a bit of a concern as she is not into fishing at all) but I think she's converted. Stunning lake, superb fish and ve ....more

Oakwood Fisheries


I'd like to take this opportunity to thank Dan & Cheryl for their warm hospitality throughout the week I spent at Oakwood fisheries . I was immediately made to feel welcome and Dan was really helpful in tactics and bait to use . I soon had my first capture from one of the spots Dan had pointed out . ....more

Lake Juvanze - Blue


Another fantastic week, excellent food, friendly hosts, clean lodge, coming again next year. ....more

Lake Juvanze


Had an excellent time, 3rd time here. Jack is an excellent addition to the team and a great chef! Conditions were tough, very hot for the time of year with day time temperatures of 28. ....more

La Petite Martiniere


Beautiful spot, lovely lake and close to plenty of places to visit for the day, supermarkets close by. Fantastic owners, we self catered so can’t comment on Nikki's food, but she baked me the most amazing cake as a surprise for my birthday which was absolutely divine so I imagine the food is amazin ....more

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Etang Rendezvous - w/c 20 September 2014


 The weather this week was a mixture of cloud and sun with air temperatures up to 23°c. The water temperature was 9°c which is quite a drop from previous week. A grand total of 2537lb of fish were caught this week which comprised the following: Carp - best catch of the week weighed i ....more

Etang Rendezvous - w/c 13 September 2014


 The weather this week was a mixture cloud and sun with a temperature ranging between 22°c - 25°c. The water temperature was 21°c which is very high for this time of year. A grand total of 987lb of fish were caught this week which comprised the following: Carp - best catch of the ....more

Etang Rendezvous - w/c 6 September 2014


Weather: Air temperature ranged between 22c - 24c dropping to around 10c -12c with a water temperature of 20c. Total weight of fish caught this week was 1518lb, which included: Carp – the best catch of the week weighed in at 53lb6oz and the rest were 1x15lb+, 4x20lb+, 8x25lb+, 1x30lb+, 1x35 ....more

Etang Rendezvous - w/c 30 August 2014


Weather: Air temperature averaged 25c with a water temperature of 21c. Total weight of fish caught this week was 1844lb, which included: Carp – the best catch of the week weighed in at 43lb8oz and the rest were 2x15lb+, 9x20lb+, 8x25lb+, 3x35lb+, 3x40lb+ plus 7 pasties. Grass carp – ....more

Etang Rendezvous - w/c 23 August 2014


 There was a bit of rain to start but the weather improved throughout the week with temperatures ranging between 20c – 24c. There was only one person fishing this week and his total weight of fish caught came to 2421lb, which included Carp – best catch of the week weighed in ....more

Saint Amand Leisure - Probably the Best Kept Secret in France


 Due to our lack of advertising, an old website and our general oversight as to how to get people to sample the magic of Saint Amand the venue has been relatively un-tapped with only those who happen to end up there through Carp France or through our own site discovering it’s undeniable a ....more

Les Kaolins-Galleon - Kevin seen in Galleon Lake


Chris West spent 4 days at Les Kaolins, fabulous weather - hot and sunny, light breeze and a full moon. The paths are alive with miniature frogs at the moment - smaller than a finger nail - heading like lemmings for the lakes. Chris landed 3 mirrors, 20 - 34 lbs on cell and size 6 barbless. Also ....more

La Petite Martiniere - Last minute availability 28th June-5th July


A change in a customers workloads has made a booking move to 2015 so we have the 28th June- 5th July available for exclusive use of our venue for a maximum of 3 people.  We have no immediate neighbours, no noisy main road close by, just the gently rolling landscape perfect for a nice getaway ....more

The Retreat - First visit to The Retreat


First time visitors Alan and Karen to The Retreat had a great time in April. A total of 75 runs during the week landed them 63 fish. 7x30lb plus, 15x25lb plus and 14x20lb plus. The biggest Common was 36lb 4 and the biggest Mirror 35lb 6. The couple descibed the lake as 'a fantastic runs water' and t ....more

Orchard Lake - Del and Jason fishing Orchard Lake 15th March - 22nd March


Del Mirrors: 20lb 10oz, 20lb 2oz, 21lb 6oz, 24lb 6oz, 13lb 8oz, 28lb 8oz, 21lb 12oz, 23lb, 20lb 12oz, 25lb 6oz, 22lb 8oz. Commons: 14lb 2oz, 29lb 8oz. Sturgeon: 13lb 12oz. Jason Mirrors: 18lb, 18lb, 23lb, 22lb 12oz, 19lb 13oz, 21lb 8oz, 21lb, 28lb, 25lb 10oz, 32lb 8oz (pb) Commons: 16lb, 16lb, ....more

Etang des Landes


 New to….'Etang des Landes' An absolutely stunning new addition to the portfolio offering a beautiful 4.75 acre lake in the loire valley for exclusive use for up to 5 anglers. David and Tina will welc ....more

Christmas Message


Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from What a fantastic year it's been, with record numbers of PB's being caught with results getting better and better as the season went on. This year saw the most amount of 60's and 70's being banked, well done to all those who managed their per ....more

So far so good


 It's been a mixed start to the season with some venues having the best start to a season they have ever had, namely Vallee Lake 1 with umpteen 50's and several 60's ( The weather has been unprecedented with the relentless cold weather. For many ....more

Changes to Facebook


So Facebook have been moving a few bits around, this means you won't always get to see our updates, and most importantly what's been banked at all our venues. If you don't want to miss out on our latest news, visit our facebook page and you will see a little cog in the top right hand corner (next t ....more

A little bit more Breathalyser info for you.


As the French Law becomes enforceable in November this year, it's wise to get prepared. Up to now we have found the Alcosense Breathalyser to be the one which is most recommended. Here's a link for more info and how to go about getting hold of one: ....more