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Etang Tissier - Lake Record Cat

22/05/2015

New Catfish record at Etang Tissier at 82b 4oz. Well done to Adrian hauling this beast in from the Willows Swim.   ....more


St Leonards - The Latest

18/05/2015

Some lovely fish out again last week with best weights of 48lb, 41lb, 38lb and some nice mid 30s and upper 20s.   ....more


Malhere - Steve and his Dad have a good week

14/05/2015

Steve and his Dad had a great weekeven though they had to leave early. They had 41carp, the first 5 over 40lb. They ended up with 8 x 40lb fish. Steve caght the same big mirror as last year which now weighs 55lb 8oz. Dad also had a large mirror at 53lb10oz. ....more


St Leonards - Update

13/05/2015

Well done to our Dutch lads last week. Ronny had a lovely 50lb mirror from the main lake and there was also a great catfish out of the back lake that bottomed their scales out at 35 kilos so it was over 77lbs. Some nice fish out this week too already including a 38lb, a 41lb and a 48lb. ....more


Ultimate Lake - Chris's PB 54.6lb Mirror Called Pearl

13/05/2015

Chris, Lee, Steve & Ian spent a successful week at Ultimate Lake in the stunning French countryside last week, catching 46 beautiful common and mirror carp between them. Chris got a personal best, pulling 'Pearl', a stunning 54.6lb mirror. This was a return visit for the guys, who have booked ....more


Birch Pool Retreat - The home of Carp fishing dreams !!

11/05/2015

Last week saw a return visit by Ian & Caroline, Ian has been fishing in France for a great number of years and was desperate to catch a 50lbs Common. Needless to say we didn't disapoint !! After a steady week of catching along came "Lumpy" the fish of his dreams at 57lbs 8ozs. Ian also ....more


Ultimate Lake - What a Week at Ultimate Lake!

06/05/2015

With a mixed bag of weather last week and Fudge taking himself off for an adventure, it was a wild week for Mickey at Ultimate Lake. Richard, George and Gareth kept him busy with a list of catches to make your head spin! 2 x 50’s, a 54 and a 56lb 5 x 40’s 14 x beauties between 30 &am ....more


Malhere - 20th June now available

05/05/2015

We now have 20th - 27th June '15 available on this remarkable water.   ....more


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Eagle Lake & Peters Pool

18/04/2015

Excellent! Good fishing, lovely lakes, nice clean chalet, hot showers! Be back next year! ....more


Forest Pool

10/05/2015

Great location ....more


La Petite Martiniere

09/05/2015

38 banked Thanks to Nikki & Marc for allowing us to keep coming back their superb food and hospitality do it every time See you in April 2016 ....more


Les Basses Berthieres

02/05/2015

Beautiful lake with superb accommodation, could not find fault with the place. Jill and Alan fantastic hosts looked after us really well. ....more


Etang Tissier

02/05/2015

Anthony Well 7 days come and went.... probably the best fishing experience I have ever had.... To make a truly memorable experience you need all the right ingredients. .. and this place has them all.... stunning fish, great surroundings, amazing company, friendly host, tasty food.... I could go on ....more


Ultimate Lake

09/05/2015

Was a tough weeks fishing as the fish decided to spawn while we were there but still managed to tempt a few beauties into our nets. Even though the fishing was slow the banter and good company along with micks hosting and culinary skills made it a trip to remember, can't wait to return! ....more


Eagle Lake & Peters Pool

09/05/2015

Very nice setting and an easy drive from Calais. Chalet was excellent but not used much and approx. 100 metres from Eagle Lake. Everything was spotless. Paul and Hazel were very nice and provided me with a charger after mine had broken. Food was varied although you can make changes. ....more


Les Burons

09/05/2015

The fishing & facilities at this Venue get better every year., And we always have a laugh & joke with Rob & Lin ....more


Lac de Laneuville

02/05/2015

We would like to take this opportunity to thank Ross , Peter , Helen , Sam & Jo for their warm hospitality at our recent visit to their fabulous venue ... We were made to feel totally relaxed from the moment we arrived .. The facilities met all our expectations and more , a lot of thought has been ....more


Ultimate Lake

02/05/2015

Another excellent trip to Ultimate Lake ( we've been before) Fish caught by all and all over lake. Listen to Mickey and follow his lead ....more


Hooked in France

09/05/2015

4th time here and cannot wait for the fifth,thanks again alan and charlotte for being 10/10 ....more


Vallee Lake 1

24/04/2015

Personal best 62lbs , need I say any more! ....more


Hooked in France

25/04/2015

great place,lovely people,thanks for a great week alan and charlotte ....more


Hooked in France

11/04/2015

A clean tidy well run venue ....more


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Etang Rendezvous - w/c 9 May 2015

22/05/2015

 Weather: the air temperature averaged between 25⁰c - 29⁰c with a water temperature of 24⁰c. There were only two on the lake this week neither of which fished nights. A total of 1,526lbs+ of fish were caught this week comprising the following: Carp – best catch of the week weighed in ....more


Etang Rendezvous - w/c 2 May 2015

22/05/2015

Weather; air temperature was 14⁰c with a water temperature of 18⁰c. A total of 3,698lbs+ of fish were caught this week comprising the following: Carp: best catch of the week weighed in at 57lb9oz common, and the rest were 7x15lb+, 34x20lb+, 47x25lb+, 18x30lb+, 13x35lb+, 2x40lb+ and 1x50lb+. Cats ....more


Ultimate Lake - Chris Gets 54.6lb PB at Ultimate Lake

13/05/2015

Chris, Ian, Lee & Steve spent a great week fishing Ultimate Lake last week, pulling 46 stunning carp, including a PB for Chris called 'Pearl' at 54.6lb! Chris - 28lb, 24.5lb, 44.6, 28.10, 38.9, 26, 23, 33, 39.1, 29.7, 54.6lb, 17, 46.6, 40lb Steve - 35lb, 43.5lb, 30, 31, 17, 30, 50.1, 17.5 ....more


Ultimate Lake - Featured Catch

06/05/2015

Ultimate Lake consistently lives up to its name, delivering some of the most stunning carp in France week after week. Snap up one of the last remaining weeks of this season, or reserve your spot for next year.   ....more


Etang Marolles - 25 April -2 May 2015

05/05/2015

"What can I say apart from what a fantastic experience. A brilliant venue and Dave & Caroline couldn't have done more to make our visit a memorable one. I smashed my PB with a 45.4lb mirror, what a fish! What a place. A huge thank you for a brilliant week and hopefully see you again soon" Wayne, ....more


The Retreat - Lake Record at The Retreat

04/05/2015

Congratulations to Mike& Craig Shepherd who visited The Retreat the last week in April and caught the lake record Common at 41lbs, commenting that it was the strongest fighting fish they had ever caught! Strageties which helped were fishing from margins using a bait boat with high beds of bait. ....more


Etang des Landes - New Swims For 2015

09/02/2015

 Over the winter months we have updated & improved five more swims for the coming season. The Boathouse, Talltrees, Mistletoe, Maple & Cedar have all been renewed now with a section in the lake just above water level, the idea is to make it easy to land & remove fish without slippin ....more


Birch Lake - Busy at Birch Lake!

03/02/2015

Regulars that fish Birch will notice some major work on the far margin tree-line opposite the swims has been completed ready for the 2015 season. Regulars will know that in several spots on the far bank we have allowed the overhanging trees to spread out up to several meters over the lake to provid ....more


Poplars Lake - Poplars Mobile Home

23/01/2015

We are busy refurbishing the mobile home on Poplars Lake to make it even more comfortable for our guests in 2015. This is lakeside and with mains electric it has all the mod cons including English tv. There are two bedrooms one with a double the other with bunk type beds suitable for children. ....more


Les Kaolins-Galleon - Dean Canfield 4 - 11 October

10/01/2015

Another week of good weather with a bit of rain and getting a bit cold at night. The Canfields caught 21 carp up to mid thirties, lost 5, plus a large catfish got away, again! Dean's dad, Terry Canfield, broke his PB 3 times over the week - he was very happy as he only fished the days. Loved the ....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


A little bit more Breathalyser info for you.

04/05/2012

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: http://www.alcosense.co.uk/alcosense-singles.html ....more