find the right venue for you

venue news

  • All
  • Bivvy
  • Accommodation

Hooked in France - 4th - 11th April NOW available


Due to a late cancellation we now have 4th - 11th April '15 available for either exclusive use or for individual anglers. With only a few vancanys left for this season, this is a great chance to get on a great venue at a great time of year!  ....more

Eagle Lake & Peters Pool - Rare Cancellation Week Available!


Due to cancellation we now have 11th - 18th April available on the very popular Eagle Lake and Peter's Pool. These prolific carp and cat waters see many anglers returning year after year. Included with the two lakes is a comfortable cabin with all mod cons just a short walk from Peter's Pool. Con ....more

Ultimate Lake - 24hr Session


Dave Lawrence has just finished a great 24hr session on Ultimate Lake suffering horrendous weather with strong winds and rain BUT managed 3 x 40's including a 43lb, 46b and a cracking 47b 8oz mirror. Well done Dave.  ....more

Etang Marolles - HAPPY NEW YEAR!!


An action packed 2015 lies ahead with planning permissions passed for lodges on our smaller lakes and extension onto the main lodge to provide a separate dining room for all our guests who take our scrumptious food package. To kick start the year we added a further six mighty lumps to our 13 acre l ....more

Birch Lake - Top Up Stocking for 2015


As is our policy we add a few nice fish to Birch each season to increase the percentage of 30lb plus fish in the lake. Every other carp in Birch now should be 30lb plus. We have added a few more this December all 30lb-35lb, courtesy of Bigot Pisciculture ....more

Orchard Lake - New Orchard Lake Big Mirror


We have slipped a stunning 45lb plus mirror into Orchard for the regulars to target. A high percentage of carp and anglers return year after year to Orchard so will appreciate a new big carp in the lake to go for. Here is a pic of this awesome beast! ....more

Vallee Lake 1 - 98 Carp added


We are delighted to announce a further significant investment to both lake 1 and 2 with an additional 98 Carp added into the lakes. 30 Carp being introduced to lake 1 and 68 Carp into lake 2 . These fish were all hand picked with an average weight over 30lb + with some superb specimens to over 43lb ....more

St Leonards - St. Leonard's Stocking


Both lakes have been stocked again this year for the 2015 season. We put 13 fish between the two lakes with weights between 30lb - 40lb. There was a selection of mirrors and commons and the fish are lovely. The Main Lake received 5 fish with their weights between 35lb - 40lb and the Back Lake the re ....more


venue feedback

  • All
  • Bivvy
  • Accommodation

Lake Juvanze


Thanks for a great week again, everyone enjoyed it and eventually caught, even little Sam! Good average weight of fish and the food was spot on! Say thanks to Jack. ....more

Saint Amand Leisure


Absolutely great place. House is great for the family with the added games room for evening time together. The lake is approx 500m away from house down a bit of a hill, but you can drive down to it so not a problem at all. The fishing was tricky due to weather been so cold and the lake did freeze, b ....more

Eagle Lake & Peters Pool


Brilliant place, fantastic hosts, superb accommodation. Sixth visit, seventh booked for next year! ....more

Happy Valley


Fishing was hard with unexpected warm weather leaving fish Sunning themselves and inactive. But we managed eight fish between us. The lake and owner were great and the mobile home nice. ....more

Lake Juvanze


Everything is very professional. The food is out of this world. ....more

Oakwood Fisheries


Great week as ever, food/facilities top notch, the fish are in awesome condition and some of the prettiest i've seen. ....more

Oakwood Fisheries


The Surroundings and the lake are stunning plenty of large carp to go for. Well run site with fish safety at the forefront which is evident from the condition of the carp.. Helpful information from Dan who is always willing to help. Can't wait to come back next april. Thank you to you and your go ....more

Saint Amand Leisure


Absolutely superb place. Wonderful established lake with swims that are really well prepared. House has everything you need. Two great log burners downstairs which are really welcome after a day at the lake. Christophe the bailiff cant do enough for you. In fact, you'd be hard pushed to meet anoth ....more

Birch Lake


Brilliant week! See you in 2015! ....more

Poplars Lake


Fantastic weeks fishing!!! We'll see you next year! ....more

Lake Juvanze


Great fishing. The lake, the fish, the food and the hosts all excellent. Several new personal bests. ....more



Once again Matt & Ren were great hosts. We look forward to returning again. Thanks for the advice on Tuesday Matt. ....more

add yours


get in touch

we are always happy to help

sign up for carp-e-news

If you would like to receive information about discounts, special offers, and late deals, please register and receive emails of these fantastic opportunities.

deals and special offers

Current special offers..

Staceys Place Exclusive with accommodation 21/03/2015 - 31/10/2015 - 10% off

Ultimate Lake Bivvy only, Exclusive bivvy 28/03/2015 - 03/04/2015 - 25% off

The Retreat Exclusive with accommodation 04/04/2015 - 10/04/2015 - £350.00 off

Eagle Lake & Peters Pool Exclusive with accommodation 11/04/2015 - 17/04/2015 - £100.00 off

The Retreat Exclusive with accommodation 11/04/2015 - 17/04/2015 - £250.00 off

The Retreat Exclusive with accommodation 28/03/2015 - 03/04/2015 - £250.00 off


venue blog

  • All
  • Bivvy
  • Accommodation

Etang des Landes - New Swims For 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!


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


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


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

Poplars Lake - Top-Up Stocking 2015


As is our policy we add a few nice carp to Poplars Lake each season to increase the percentage of 30lb plus fish in the lake. We have added a few more this December all 30lb-35lb, courtesy of Bigot Pisciculture. Every other carp in Poplars now should be 30lb plus and we hope to add one or two more ....more

Les Kaolins-Galleon - 27 September - 4 October 2014 Galleon Lake


Great weather continued. Mark and Dave landed over 21 carp, including a smashing common weighing in at 39.12 - just a tad under 40lbs! Moving the cats to the Chateau Lake - 2 cats at 27lb and one at 62lb. ....more

Les Kaolins-Galleon - 4 - 10 October 2014 Galleon Lake


Another week of good weather with a bit of rain and getting a bitr 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 delighted as he only fished the days. Loved the food ....more

Les Kaolins-Galleon - 20 - 27 September 2014


Shaun, Carl, Terry and Jay fished the Galleon Lake. They had a great week, with Shaun getting the most catches into the thirties from peg 4. Terry & Jay didnt fish nights and still smashed their PB's. Weather still fabulous during the day, but nights getting chilly. Raved about the food, loved ....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