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 […]
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 […]
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! […]
We now have 26 top quality French carp fishing venues with accommodation. These vary from very comfortable houses complete with hot tubs and swimming pools to smaller lakeside lodges. Here are five of our venues for carp fishing in France with luxury accommodation:
So you’ve booked your next French carp fishing trip, studied the photos and read the catch reports. These three handy tools will help you take care of the rest, making planning your carp fishing holiday easy.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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!)