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8 Ways To Choose The Right French Carp Fishing Lake

Chuck Ives provides some advice on carp fishing holidays in France. From initially picking a venue, preparation for the trip and finally the journey through France, with a few personal fishing tips along the way. Hopefully these blogs will help anyone thinking about going to France for the first time… or even just to give an […]

Planning A Carp Fishing Trip – Important Questions Answered

  If you’re currently planning a French carp fishing trip, have a look at the Q&A below for choosing the right venue… There are only 2 of us… Can we book a lake exclusive? Yes, you certainly can. Exclusive lakes come in all sizes but most exclusively available lakes are around 3 to 5 acres, and take […]

How to Avoid & Combat Poisson Chat

We’re resurrecting a few of our old question & answer posts as they’re still very applicable today! Here’s a great one on how to avoid & combat poisson chat. Poisson chat are very common in many French lakes, but with a few tips and tricks you can minimise any disturbance they have on your carp […]

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General Interest

Excellent Lakes for All Inclusive Carp Fishing in France

If you want to remove as much stress as possible from your French carp fishing trip, then an all inclusive holiday can be the way to go. All Inclusive Carp Fishing in France includes airport transfers, tackle hire, bait and food packages on site. So all you need to do is get on that plane! […]

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Technical Carping

What To Take Carp Fishing in France: Easy Checklist

Pat Gillett always produces a list to check against when preparing for a trip. He kindly agreed to share it with us and we hope that this detailed list of what to take carp fishing in France can prove as a great point of reference and jog a few memories when packing for your trip… Equipment […]

How To Get The Best Out Of French Carp Fishing

I think that it fair to say that most anglers that visit French carp waters expect to catch big carp and lots of them, beating their British PB’s by a fair margin. Ultimately carp behave the same in France as in England, they can be temperamental. Then when they do go on the feed anglers […]

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Owning a Carp Lake

Interview with an Owner – Cyril at Vasseur Lakes

We have a fantastic group of lakes on our website, which are a credit to our brilliant owners and all their hard work. Today we are introducing Cyril, who along with brother Sebastian, runs four excellent carp lakes in France – Lepinet, Blue Lake, Cailleaux and Autels. As well as running these stunning lakes, the […]

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