Interview with a Carp Lake Owner – Gary at Eau de Vie

We have a fantastic group of lakes on our website, which are a credit to the people that run them. We asked Gary, who together with Angeline, own Eau de Vie South & North, the best and worst bits of the job. The Eau de Vie complex consists of two fantastic small exclusive carp lakes […]

Where to Buy Carp Fishing Bait in France Easily

So, now we have clarified that it is currently not possible to bring bait with you from the UK for your French carp fishing holiday (see more about that here) due to Brexit. We’d like to help offer some solutions on where to buy carp fishing bait in France.

Quality Carp Fishing Runs Waters in France

We’re always wary of describing some of our French carp fishing lakes as ‘runs waters’. After all, the way a lake produces on one single week is down to many variables – weather, time of year, pressure and so on. However, with that said, the following lakes usually produce the goods again and again. These […]

Carp Fishing in France with Luxury Accommodation

We now have 26 French carp fishing venues with accommodation. These vary from simple lakeside lodges to very comfortable houses complete with hot tubs and swimming pools. Here are five of our venues for carp fishing in France with luxury accommodation:

9 Approved French Carp Fishing Lakes with Log Cabins

If you’re looking for a bit of added comfort on your holiday then the following 8 French carp fishing lakes with log cabins have just what you’re after. From simple cabins to more impressive wooden lodges suitable for the whole family.  All have been tried and tested, so you can view lots of real angler […]

Evaro – First Session on a New French Carp Lake

A June session for lake bailiff Mark resulted in some stunning carp to 35lb on the beautiful gravel pit, Evaro, a new French carp lake open to anglers for the first time in 2021. Here’s the report…. I’ve come to have a bit of a test fish this week before the next anglers arrive on […]

A Day of Forties at Kingfisher Lake

Kingfisher Lake owner Matt enjoys his first carp fishing session of the year. Here’s his update: It’s been a while!   I like to give my carp a good rest over winter but I hung up my Pike, Zander and Perch rod and decided today was the day to have a little dabble…… and what a […]

Spring Updates From The Lakes

Whilst it hasn’t been the start to the 2021 carp fishing season that we’d hoped, our lakes are ready and waiting for anglers to arrive as soon as it is possible to travel. In the mean time, some local anglers and owners have spent a bit of time on the bank. See the updates below… […]

Carp Fishing in France & Brexit

Can you take bait and boilies to France now? What food stuffs are you no longer able to take? And can you still take your dog? We gather some articles that should help you find the answers. Can I take bait – boilies, particle etc – to France after BREXIT? In short – you can […]

Video: Cailleaux, A True Runs Water in France

For those of you looking for a runs water in France, look no further. We welcomed Cailleaux to the Angling Lines group early in 2020, having worked with owner Sebastien Vasseur for many years now on the very successful Blue Lake and more recently Lepinet too. Cailleaux can best be described as a runs water […]

New Lake Records at Glehias

Tracy and Lee own Glehias in France, a venue which consists of two lakes, one for carp (and some rather sizeable catfish!), the other for coarse fish. This is a paradise for small groups who want a French fishing venue exclusively to themselves with excellent facilities. Here is Tracy with an update from the first […]

The Session of a Lifetime at Villefond

A simply incredible 24hrs of carp fishing on Villefond lake. A run of huge carp for lake owner Mark which saw 50’s, 60’s and an 80lber on the bank. Watch the full session video below. The most unbelievably lucky 24 hours of fishing. That’s the best way I can start to describe what just happened […]

The History of Alder and Notaires Lakes

Chris and Steph made the move out to France fourteen years ago, purchasing a 75 acre estate in Creuse, central France. This estate contained a couple of lakes which were to become two very successful carp fishing venues – Alder and Notaires. Here’s Chris with the story… We finalised the purchase of the Alder and […]

Winter Plans at Molyneux

Bailiff Wally fills us in on the improvements planned for this winter at Molyneux, one of the prettiest carp lakes in France, which spans 13 acres and sits just 2hrs 45 from the port of Calais. Just a quick update for you all, as to what has been occurring at the lake during the off […]