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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 […]

Young angler breaks Gléhias lake record carp

Lee and Tracy, the owners of Gléhias carp fishery in France, explained how they felt about 12 year old Reuben smashing the Junior Lake Record twice in one day. As a fishery owner you get to see a lot of anglers, some of which are very good. But, once in a blue moon, you get […]

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General Interest

Carp Fishing In France Travel Requirements

France has opened its borders to all UK tourists and our carp fishing in France holidays are back on! Important: this article was last updated on the 2nd August 2022. You should always check the requirements for yourself at time of travel using the links included in the article. Travelling to France ⚠️ From 1 August […]

A Handy Guide To Driving in France

Driving in France can be confusing and we get a lot of anglers ask us about French rules and regulations. We have put together a list of simple things you should be aware of before setting off on your carp fishing holiday.

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Technical Carping

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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