France has opened its borders to all UK tourists and our carp fishing in France holidays are back on! We have compiled this list of the steps you need to take to travel, however please check the requirements yourself too because it is an evolving situation. Important: this article was last updated on the 20th May 2022. […]
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 […]
There are a couple of useful carp fishing tools on the internet that are really useful to help you do a bit of home work on your chosen French carp lake before you arrive.
As carp anglers it is in our interests to protect the species we fish for with proper carp care, so everyone in the sport can continue to enjoy their future captures.
Here we have a complete guide to the features and swims at Fullys Lake, a 26 acre French gravel pit home to around 550 carp into the high fifties.
That very first French carp fishing trip can be daunting, especially if you are in a party of anglers that are all virgins to the French carp scene. The possibility is that you will be fishing for very wise big old carp that have seen plenty of tactics. Here is a short success guide for carp fishing […]
Is a food package one of your requirements when choosing a French carp fishing holiday? Here are 16 great lakes that offer carp fishing in France with food package. We’ve split them up into two categories – bivvy lakes and also lakes that offer accommodation on site.
We know it can be difficult convincing the rest of the family that your carp fishing holiday will be the perfect getaway for them too. However, here are 7 amazing French carp fishing lakes with accommodation and pools that make the job easy!
Here are 12 French carp fishing lakes that are ideal for 4 anglers to share exclusively. These are all social fishing lakes in France, from action-packed waters to big carp lakes, you’ll find something to suit…
If you’re looking to pit your wits against some seriously monster carp in France then take a look at these top three French carp lakes with 70lb carp….
We answer your questions on carp fishing in France. This time round it’s all about when carp spawn in France…
We’ve rounded up our best ten french carp lakes with 60lb carp that will give you a chance of banking a true monster (and for some, 70lb and 80lb carp too!)
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.
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 […]
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:
We’ve had really bad fishing conditions this week with really cold northerly winds and freezing nights with morning frosts so only did a few days fishing with our neighbour and friend Ben! We caught some cracking fish, all in great condition and Ben ending the week with a 52lber and a new PB along with […]
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 […]
When you arrive at your chosen carp lake, one of your first priorities is to choose your swim for the session. Particularly if you are fishing abroad, this may be the first time you have seen the lake. When picking a swim it’s essential to focus on some key factors, here’s our top three things […]
Dominic and Thomas fished Molyneux early March, ending the week with 34 fish between them. Read Dominic’s report below… Upon arrival at Molyneux on 7th March we were greeted with a warm welcome from Wally and Helen with a nice cup of coffee after the long drive from England. It was a dry, clear and […]
From managing the famous Grenville to the equally well loved Molyneux lake in France, bailiff Wally has learned a lot about carp fishing along the way. We asked him a few questions… When did you discover carp fishing and how did you come to be here at Molyneux? I started angling in the early seventies. […]