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Eagle Lake & Peters Pool - A fish longer than him!

25/09/2019

Evertonian Michael Wharton (right) from Wigan has had a couple of cats on his previous visits to the lakes, but nothing close to this 96lb beast - a new personal best! Michael landed the monster on halibut pellet on carp gear on Eagle Lake after an incredible fight. The Wels' catfish proved to be l ....more


Kingfisher - DISCOUNTED WEEKS

20/09/2019

Last two weeks of the season  available now at greatly reduced rates airport pick ups from Limoges avaialble. Tackle rental avalable Free WiFi on site. UK Satellite TV Fully equipped self catering chalet. Exclusive lake hire. FIRST COME FIRST SERVED! ....more


Oakwood Fisheries - Common record falls again at 48lb 5oz

26/08/2019

 Im delighted to say the common carp record at Oakwood Fisheries has fallen again with a fish of 48lb 5oz. Its the third time its been broken this year with three big commons pushing the 50lb mark. 2020 should see our first 50lb plus common a rare beast even in France and we should have three ....more


Birch Lake - Josh Shines Again!

05/08/2019

Regular visitors to Birch Lake, dad Martin and son Josh Bodle always catch well on the lake. Their recent visit proved to be no exception and over the course of their stay they landed fourteen fish with Josh as normal taking the lion's share of the fish, with carp to 37lbs. Well done Josh!   ....more


Malhere - New Personal Best for Byron and Kurt!

25/07/2019

After an 8 year gap as a last ditch effort to beat their groups personal bests of a 27lb grassy, a 40lb common and a 46lb mirror, Byron and Kurt did it with 5 × 20lb, 2×30lb, 3×40lb, 2×50lb commons, and a 60lb 3oz mirror. A great week with an excellent result!!     ....more


Orchard Lake - September Week Free on Orchard Lake!

24/07/2019

Due to a regular client having to rearrange her week, we now have Orchard free for w/c 14/9/2019. This beautiful, always fully booked exclusive use two acre lake is suitable for two carp anglers or the small family for just £600. The lake is heavily stocked with big carp and cats. The lakes ....more


Etang Tissier - Catch Report 13/07/2019

22/07/2019

Great week for John Ling and his 2 sons John and Michael. 1st fish caught 95lb cat fish to John Senior and then they just did not stop sun, sun and fish! ....more


Etang Tissier - What a fantastic start to the week!

16/07/2019

John Ling and group are at etangtissier and has had a great start to there week with John Seniors 1st fish a PB catfish 95lb ....more


Etang Tissier - Catch Report - 15-06-2019

24/06/2019

The Kirk family 4th time back and what a week! 75 fish 24 fish over 30lb 94lb catfish 101lb catfish New lake record! ....more


Saint Amand Leisure - New Lake Record 56lb

20/06/2019

 Really happy to announce the capture of a new lake record with an amazing weight of 56 lbs 8 ozs. As the fish was only stocked 12 years ago at 6 lb this makes it’s progress even more special and I’m sure it won’t be long before it reaches the magical 60 lb barrier. There are ....more


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Etang Cailleaux

05/10/2019

Great week away lovely venue as have been before ....more


Birch Lake

28/09/2019

Thanks to Paul, Hazel and gang! ....more


Orchard Lake

28/09/2019

great place, peaceful with good facilities that you need and great hosts. ....more


Poplars Lake

28/09/2019

Target achieved: new personal best catfish! ....more


Eagle Lake & Peters Pool

14/09/2019

Quality fish! ....more


Etang Cailleaux

21/09/2019

Enjoyable week, everything for drive and survive ....more


Birch Lake

07/09/2019

Lovely lake, good fishing! ....more


Les Burons

07/09/2019

Nice lake with plenty of features to fish too, plenty of shelter from the elements. We had extremely high pressure from storm Dorian, we feel this contributed to hard weeks fishing. 60% of our weeks catch was caught in the one day we had low pressure and rain ....more


Les Basses Berthieres

24/08/2019

Really enjoyed our stay, been before , the place just gets better.Great accommodation better than any we have been to before.Brilliant lake with some quality fish in it and some great features to fish to. If you are looking for somewhere with a good gite , great fish and surroundings then this place ....more


Etang Cailleaux

07/09/2019

This is the third time time here and we have always done well,this year was dissapointing ,there was seven fishing which for me is to many, we had cats upto 100lb ,carp upto 42lb,grass upto 36lb,the lake is good for 5 anglers at the most. ....more


Oakwood Fisheries

31/08/2019

My second trip of the year to Oakwood Fisheries. Great lake, great hosts always so helpful and friendly and fresh rolled bait on site. Carp are very pretty and in great condition. ....more


Oakwood Fisheries

10/08/2019

Stunning lake lies in a wooded valley, well presented all round, great hosts and the food is as good as all the feedback suggests best we have had in france too by a country mile well worth it! ....more


Oakwood Fisheries

27/07/2019

Great mini 4 day holiday just what was needed great woodland setting beautiful mature lake and the fish are in great shape. We will be back as we want one of the really big commons. ....more


Oakwood Fisheries

13/07/2019

We will be back for another week as i feel we have un finished business as the fishing conditions were far from ideal, the lake is beautiful and the hosts were great and we felt well looked after. Thanks to both of you Steve and Steve. ....more


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Orchard Lake - Mum takes record off daughter!

15/10/2019

 Shelly Withers from Epsom, Surrey, has landed the Ladies Record Wels' catfish at 70lb 8oz from Orchard Lake. This beats her own daughters previous record Wels' caught last season from the lake. Carla had a fish of exactly 70lb so mum has beat it by 8oz! Well done, Shelly! Over to you Carla.. ....more


Birch Lake - Seventy is the magic number

09/10/2019

Jonathon Johnson targeted the cats of Birch Lake last week and was rewarded with three over 70lb at 71lb, 72lb and 78lbs. Using a variety of pellets over big halibuts was the successful bait. ....more


Woody's Hooked in France - Taz lands a 50!

06/10/2019

 A great start to a new week with a cracking common of 53 9. ....more


Woody's Hooked in France - A good week

05/10/2019

 The week started slowly but a change to the recommended house bait and the boys had 19 fish. Some excellent angling.  ....more


Orchard Lake - A Ten Year Recommendation!

01/10/2019

Interesting feedback from Ben Atherton from Wigan who has visited the Breton lakes as a man and as a young boy... Ben writes: "Been coming here since I was 11 for ten years now, enjoyed every single week of it. Camera quality seems to have improved massively since 🤣" ....more


Birch Lake - Birch Session by Alex Denzey

14/06/2019

 A very wet few days on Birch but it didn't put us or the fish off. Fish were caught from all swims, carp mainly in the shallows and middle swim and the cats down in the snags at the deeper end. Plenty banked and a few lost. A PB cat of 45lb and PB Grassy of 26lb for Rachel. And a PB cat of 7 ....more


Lac du Val - 3x 40's In A Week

07/06/2019

 Father and son duo Lee and Alfie, along with family friend Richard finished off their weeks holiday with a total of 35 fish on the bank, dropping another 13 along the way!!! These included a 40lb plus lump each for themselves, with Richard breaking his PB 4 times consecutively, but Alfie steal ....more


Saint Amand Leisure - April

30/05/2019

  Great weeks fishing with 72 carp between 2 anglers during our 1 st week. The biggest went 48lb 12oz with 2 other fish over 40lb and a shed load vof fish over the 30lb mark. ....more


Woody's Hooked in France - 64 08 for Phil.

09/05/2019

 It's been a tough week for the boys with the lake fishing really slow. But as they say... The best things come to he who waits! Oddscale up in weight at 64 8. Smashed his Pb by 40lbs!! Good job Phil! Fish was caught on Premier bottom bait with a wicked whites topper. On a simple KD style r ....more


Woody's Hooked in France - Immaculate 56

27/04/2019

Happy birthday Ryno Balcarres. What a way to celebrate with this stunning 56lb Pb common. After losing a big fish late into the night Ryno made the effort to redo his rods properly as he felt it had turned on after a slow couple of days. Ryno had created his own spot which he slowly fed with bai ....more


UPDATE

08/10/2018

 So since we took ownership the lake has been fishing its socks off.  One week in September saw one angler Rob land 20 carp 5 of which were over 40lb. The same week saw Odd scale out at 62lbs. Personal bests have been beaten then beaten again... and again.   ....more


Etang des Landes

04/02/2014

 New to carp-france.com….'Etang des Landes' http://www.carp-france.com/Venue.aspx/etangdeslandes An absolutely stunning new addition to the carp-france.com 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

27/12/2013

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from carp-france.com 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

11/04/2013

 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 (http://www.carp-france.com/Venue.aspx/ValleeLake1) The weather has been unprecedented with the relentless cold weather. For many ....more


Changes to Facebook

26/10/2012

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