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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


Eagle Lake & Peters Pool - Tenth Anniversary Success!

04/07/2019

Neil Horwell from Swindon has been coming to the lakes for ten years now. It is only fitting for that loyalty to be rewarded on his Tenth Anniversary visit this week that he has quickly landed three good mirrors from Eagle Lake with a new personal best of 44lb 2oz, another at 42lb 2oz and 30lb. We ....more


Maison Verre - 45lb grass carp smile says it all at Maison Verre

02/07/2019

Colin vistied Maison verre for the second time in 2019. This time with his wife and landed a new PB grass carp at 45:3. An excellent result for a lovely chap. Colin also landed the other elusive grass carp too at 36Ib along with 30 other fish only fishing small slots in the daytime around visits to ....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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Lac du Val

13/07/2019

Been fishing in France for many years now, but this lake was one of the best we have fished.The lake and its surroundings were first class, the quality of the fish was amazing,Carp and the Catfish alike.The owners were very helpful and the breakfast was first class👍 So from us a big thank you, wil ....more


Eagle Lake & Peters Pool

31/08/2019

Fantastic weeks fishing. Big thank you to Hazel, does great job! ....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


Maison Verre

24/08/2019

extremely hot weather all week, which made me a bit idle and I did too much relaxing instead of chasing the fish, I didn't fish at night either so I probably could have caught more, Dave & John the cleaner were nice people. ....more


Birch Lake

03/08/2019

Paul and Hazel have been lovely hosts. Great place, great vibe. ....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


Eagle Lake & Peters Pool

10/08/2019

What an absolute insane weeks fishing on Eagles! Carp for 24lb the 49lb (Lake record) cats from as low as 10lb to 79lb! ....more


Eagle Lake & Peters Pool

17/08/2019

This is our fifth visit to the lakes and it never fails to delight us with the catches. It's beautiful peaceful surroundings and hospitable hosts in Hazel and Paul make for an unforgettable and pleasurable holiday as always. This visit I targeted the catfish and catches which were definitely qual ....more


Poplars Lake

20/07/2019

Good week. The dogs loved 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


Woody's Hooked in France

13/07/2019

Well just walked in the house after a amazing week in France fishing was hard the temperatures was exceptional so hot the fish spawned twice while we were there what a amazing sight watching 60 and 50 carp and lots of them going mad the owner and his wife where amazing made us feel so at home and th ....more


Woody's Hooked in France

08/06/2019

5 of us came to hooked in France 4 of us with new PB,s Simon and his wife were very helpfull and anything we needed they sorted for us id recomend to anyone beautiful lake and good hosts thanks again 😎 ....more


Etang Cailleaux

28/06/2019

Another fab week at etang was a bit worried with the heat but as always the fish were biting ....more


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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


Lac du Val - Steve & Aidan Landed Their New PB's

07/06/2019

 It's just getting better and better here at ➡️ “Lac du Val” ⬅️ for the anglers this season. New first time guests for us, Aidan Jones and Stephen Watson have banked a total of 19 fish between them. Aidan got off to a flying start, banking 4 fish in his first 24 hrs, and then sett ....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


Lac du Val - Broke PB 5x In A Week !!

16/05/2019

 First time over to France, Terry Ali and partner Claire, along with a first time visit to Lac du Val, Dylan and partner Amy, nailed over 30 fish between themselves. Terry broke his PB on his first night and continued to do so another 4 times with his biggest going to a cracking mirror weighing ....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


Etang Tissier - 6th April 2019

25/04/2019

 43 fish 50.8lb common (lake record) 33lb grass carp 43lb mirror  27 fish over 30lb ....more


Woody's Hooked in France - Netting

10/04/2019

 In December the lake was netted.  The results were amazing!  We removed tons of silvers and pike to improve the biomass.  The lake has an incredible stock with 2 known 60s and 25 plus 40s with the rest being mostly 30s and a few smaller but stunning scaley mirrors.   ....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