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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


 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

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

Beausoleil - First 100lb catfish and new lake record!


 Our catfish lake record of 95lbs has stood for the last 3.5 years. It was set by our very first guests to the venue by Chris on his very first trip. Ever since then, we’ve been waiting for one of our monsters to break the 100lb mark and it’s finally happened! What’s even more ....more

Vallee Lake 1 - Awesome 63lb Grassy


 What a fish !! Take a look at this enormous Grass Caarp caught from lake 1 , the fish an original from the lake , probably in the excess of 40yrs Old !!! Taking on mais at range , 63lbs other fish pictured are also some stunning specimens caught on the same session - Awesome fish !! ....more

St Leonards - Update


Despite the ever changing weather there's still been some lovely fish out with the picnic table swim providing Craig with the top rod and a mirror of 42.10lb. Please see the gallery for the photos. ....more

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Les Burons


Lovely weather, great food, Rob & Lyn as always make our stay relaxing & fun. ....more



Our second visit to Malhere and again the facilities and lake were superb! Pleasure to meet Steve and Irene on arrival, very helpful indeed! We were also fortunate to have a fabulous week of weather, very warm both day and night with no rain! Daily visits from the Coypu and gave some false indica ....more



Fishing was great, the weather was great. Matt helped us midweek and that improved our fishing. Thank you! ....more

Hooked in France


Alan a really helpful and nice bloke. The lake and surroundings were amazing so quiet. ....more

Eagle Lake & Peters Pool


Another great weeks fishing here! Brilliant as always, will be in touch to book for next year! ....more

Hooked in France


great time again,will see you next year ....more

Hooked in France


this is now our lake in france,coming back year after year,a very enjoyable week did not want to go home,alan is the most accomodating person we have ever met in our lives can't wait for next year ....more

Lake Juvanze


Had a great holiday worked hard for the fish with new PBs all round. Excellent hosts Jeff, Ally, Bernard and Jack they all done wonderful food would recommend the food to everyone that goes there thanks for the great time we had cheers. ....more

Happy Valley


This was my second visit to Happy Valley and once again it was a great weeks fishing. Great hosts in Geoff and his family, lovely little lake with fish in great condition. We will definitely be back for another visit. ....more

Ladignac Lakes


This place is fishing paradise as well as a superb place to holiday, eat, drink and relax with family/friends. It is the kind of place where it can be all about fishing, partly fishing/partly relaxing or all about relaxing. I took my wife who absolutely hated fishing and I fished days only and ....more

Lake Juvanze - Blue


Get on the fish and the fishing is exceptional! ....more



An excellent venue with stunning scenery and wildlife , the fish are in excellent condition and there are some monsters for such a small venue . We didn't see another person all week which was just what we were after , it was a tranquil holiday to say the least …First rate ....more

Lake Juvanze - Blue


Beautiful venue with beautiful large fish. Great holiday with great memories. We will be back! ....more

Etang Tissier


Excellent venue, hospitality and fishing to make a great holiday. ....more

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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

Etang Rendezvous - w/c 16 August 2014


 The weather was quite good all week with temperatures ranging between 18c – 24c. Total weight of fish caught this week was 2886lb 8oz, which included Carp – best catch of the week weighed in at 53lb 12oz and the rest were; 4x15lb+, 23x20lb+, 19x25lb+, 8x30lb+, 7x35lb+ and 4x40lb+ ....more

Etang Rendezvous - w/c 9 August 2014


 Family week - lake closed ....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