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St Leonards - Update

13/07/2014

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


Beausoleil - New lake record 38lb common carp!

13/07/2014

 Pepe was first caught by David Lock back in October 2012 and was named after Pepé Le Pew (the cartoon skunk). The skunk reference comes from the fact that he was fishing with some rather special bait known as Skunk & Geranium. A rather potent mix as I recall! So far this year Pepe ....more


Les Kaolins-Galleon - Les Kaolins - Cracking 38lb 15oz mirror, pb, for John Seaman

12/07/2014

Les Kaolins - Cracking 38lb 15oz mirror for John Seaman 21 - 28th June was a great week for our group of prison officers. Fabulously hot weather with light breeze most days. Perfect weather for bivvying and catching carp, not to mention knocking back a few beers and topping up the tan. Mid week ....more


Ladignac Lakes - 27th Sept now available

08/07/2014

A rare chance to get on this quality lake  ....more


Etang Marolles - What A Difference!

07/07/2014

Already halfway through the fishing season and the hard work over the last winter has paid dividends. With the majority of tree roots and stumps removed, there has been a massive reduction in call-outs by anglers this year due to snagged lines and thus lost fish. This creates a safer environment f ....more


Saint Amand Leisure - New video out

02/07/2014

 Great vid of Saint Amand giving you a great impression of this fantastic lake. For more info take a look at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTXjz8YNblk ....more


The Millhouse Lake - A beautiful 39lb Mirror

25/06/2014

Well done to Mr Norbert for banking this mint 39lb from The Millhouse  ....more


St Leonards - Brace of 50s.

19/06/2014

 Well done to Evan who fished the back two pegs of the main lake with his Dad last week and was rewarded with two stunning fish both over 50lb. His first was a 52lb common and then a 53lb mirror to top it off. Please see the gallery for all the photos from this season and before. ....more


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Ultimate Lake

28/06/2014

Mick is the best ever host, chef and the best ever fishing coach ....more


Beausoleil

12/07/2014

Beautiful setting with clean & tidy accommodation. A lovely place to spend a week’s fishing. ....more


The Retreat

05/07/2014

Dont ignore the margins with floater tactics,carp to 25lb off top. ....more


Les Burons

04/07/2014

Another wonderful week, fishing out of this world. Lin’s meals excellent & Rob the Rag man as looney as ever. Going home for a rest !! ....more


La Petite Martiniere

21/06/2014

Lovely food from Nikki and plenty of it ! Marc was very helpful with info on lake, tactics , etc 5 over 30lb, 3 over 28lb, 3 low 20’s, 2 mid doubles, Little Sid once or twice and a 5lb male Tench ....more


Lake Juvanze

05/07/2014

Jeff and Jack excellent hosts, Jack's guidance invaluable, and the food superb. 4th trip to France and this is the best venue and best hosts so far! ....more


Les Basses Berthieres

05/07/2014

Great accomodation, Alan & Jill fantastic hosts, could not do more. Shame the weather slowed the fishing down at times, need to come back for the bigger ones that got away. Even so still managed around 50- 60 fish for the week, including a nice looking Common of 28lb 5oz, Mirrors of 29lb 13oz,, ....more


Les Basses Berthieres

21/06/2014

Back again for 3rd visit, as usual everything nice, clean and tidy, normal standard. Fishing started a bit slow but Elaine soon caught some nice fish to upper 20's. Picked up a bit as week went on, but weather a bit indifferent. Fish started coming on a bit more and Elaine banked a nice 32lb Mirror, ....more


Birch Lake

07/06/2014

Had a very memorable stay. pegs were well big enough for bivvies and clean of any litter. The hosts paul and Hazel could not do enough for us and apart from two visits daily we were left to enjoy our stay. the bank side meals were to die for and if you take them you will not need the BBQ that is on ....more


Lake Juvanze - Blue

05/07/2014

THIS TRIP WAS OUR FIRST VISIT TO THE JUVANCE LAKES. THE FOUR OF US HAD A GREAT TIME THE FISHING WAS GOOD AND WE CAUGHT 39 CARP INCLUDING 5 FORTIES. WE FOUND ALL THE FACILITIES TO BE EXCELLANT. WE HAD THE FOOD PACKAGE WHICH WAS VERY GOOD VALUE JACK SERVED UP SOME EXCELLANT MEALS AND CATERED FOR ANY D ....more


Etang Rendezvous

05/07/2014

Nice lake in superb surroundings. Food can be provided at additional cost. We took up this option and found it food and service excellent. The meal package consisted of breakfast and evening meal, which is all proper home cooking. ....more


Croix Blanche Lake

05/07/2014

Cosy lake. Comfortable pegs. Intriguing prospects. Super service from the owner. The lake is located in the middle of nowhere. Be prepared for the catfish. ....more


Lake Juvanze - Blue

28/06/2014

Food was excellent, Jeff and Jack top blokes, very helpful. Weather made the fishing slow but we enjoyed it and we'll be back. ....more


Lake Juvanze

28/06/2014

Got off to a slow start due to varied weather conditions. The fish are in top condition and fighting fit. Jeff and Jack are top blokes, very helpful and a wealth of knowledge. Food was top notch especially Jeff's barbeque night and Jack's homemade chicken pie. Another superb week in beautiful surrou ....more


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Etang Rendezvous - w/c 28 June 2014

09/07/2014

Weather was warm and sunny with the odd shower – temp 24c.  Water temp. 21c Total weight of fish caught this week was 1392lb, which included: Carp – the best catch of the week weighed in at 41lb+ and the rest were 1x15lb+, 4x20lb+, 5x25lb+, 4x30lb+, 2x35lb+ and 1x40lb+. Grass Car ....more


Etang Rendezvous - w/c 21 June 2014

09/07/2014

Total weight of fish caught this week was 2733lb, which included: Carp – the best catch of the week weighed in at 47lbx2 and the rest were 1x15lb+, 14x20lb+, 14x25lb+, 4x30lb+, 6x35lb+ and 1x40lb+. Cats – the best catch of the week came in at 97lb+ and the rest were 84lb+, 82lb+, 70lb+ ....more


Etang Rendezvous - w/c 14 June 2014

25/06/2014

Hot and sunny this week with an air temperature of 27c and a water temperature of 22c. There were two fisherman who only fished days and three non fisherman on the lake this week, and a good time was had by all. Total weight of fish caught this week was 1076lb 8oz, which included: Carp – th ....more


Etang Rendezvous - w/c 7 June 2014

18/06/2014

 Sun and cloud this week with an air temperature of 20c and a water temperature of 23c. Total weight of fish caught this week was 2092lb, which included: Carp – the best catch of the week weighed in at 58lb and the rest were 2x15lb+, 18x20lb+, 25x25lb+, 8x30lb+, 3x35lb+ and 3x40lb+. Ca ....more


Etang Rendezvous - w/c 31 May 2014

18/06/2014

 Spawning started in earnest mid-week and carried on for a couple days. Air temperature ranged between 20°c – 32°c with a water temperature of 20°c – 23°c. A grand total of 1758lb of fish were caught this week which comprised the following: Carp - best catch of ....more


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

08/06/2014

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

06/05/2014

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

07/04/2014

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 swims

25/03/2014

 Two new swims have been added to our lake in the final part of the facelift that has been happening here over the last 6 months,the first is the double garden swim and the second is the willows which has an amazing view of the full length of the lake   ....more


Lac de Laneuville - 5 night winter session result

17/02/2014

Monday 10th- 15th Feb Aje and Jenson ended their session with 12 fish between them, 1 x 50.02lb Mirror 3 x 40's 48lb 44lb and 41.02lb 7 x 30's and a 25.04lb mirror. They used 18kg of boilies with critically balanced hook baits. Winter Result, well done lads ....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