Video: Cailleaux, A True Runs Water in France

We welcomed Cailleaux to the Angling Lines group early in 2020. We’ve worked with owner Sebastien Vasseur for many years now on the very successful Blue Lake and more recently Lepinet too. Jamie Bellhouse visited the lake for a few days in October and filmed this video for us. Cailleaux lake, at 5 acres, is […]

Kingfisher Lake – Goodbye to 2020

An update from Kingfisher Carp Lake in France. Owner Matt has been busy with a new swimming pool, additional carp stocked and better facilities! After what can only be described as a pretty awful year it has not stopped the work and the addition of new stock to replace the carp lost at the beginning […]

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 […]

Lockdown at Barringtons

Barry and Yve are the proud owners of 8 acre French carp lake Barringtons. This Spring is looking very different to those before it, with France and the UK on lockdown, which means this fishery isn’t currently able to welcome carp anglers as usual. But, in the meantime Barry and Yve have been busy improving […]

A March Session on Molyneux

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 […]

Interview with a Lake Owner – Wally at Molyneux

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. […]

Interview with a Lake Owner – Mark at Villefond

We have a fantastic group of lakes on our website, which are a credit to the people that run them. We asked Mark, who together with Debbie and John, owns Villefond a few questions.  When did you discover carp fishing and how did you come to be here at Villefond? I discovered fishing as a […]

Interview a Lake Owner – Yve & Barry at Barringtons

We have a fantastic group of lakes on our website, which are a credit to the people that run them. Today we are introducing Yve, who together with husband Barry, owns the beautiful Barringtons Lake. 1. When did you discover carp fishing and how did you come to be here at Barringtons? I had never […]

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 […]

Interview With A Lake Owner – Tony & Kim at Landes

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 Tony, who with wife Kim, runs Landes, an idyllic 4 acre carp lake with accommodation and a pool. 1. When did you discover carp fishing and how did […]

2019’s Memorable Captures – The Villefond Mirror

We’re looking back at this year’s most memorable captures and the stories behind them. Jack Atkinson caught this 77lb 8oz monster at Villefond, a new lake record at the time.  1. Why did you choose Villefond for your trip this year? I choose the venue specifically because of the number of 50s…in such a small amount […]

2019’s Most Memorable Captures – The Lillypool Mirror

We’re looking back at this year’s most memorable captures and the stories behind them. Ian Murray caught this cracking 52lb mirror at 4-acre Lillypool in April, whilst on a lake exclusive booking with 4 friends. 1. Why did you choose Lillypool for your trip this year? The venue was was chosen by our lead Mick […]

2019’s Most Memorable Captures – The Furet Mirror

We’re looking back at this year’s most memorable captures and the stories behind them. One that stays in our mind is French angler JC landing this incredible 66lb mirror on Etang du Furet. We asked him about the capture… 1. Why did you choose Etang du Furet for your trip this year? Firstly, the lake […]

2019’s Most Memorable Captures – The Lepinet Mirror

We’re looking back at this year’s most memorable captures and the stories behind them. Nick Lowe and his capture of a cracking 53lb mirror at Lepinet was one of them. We’ve asked him about this particular moment… 1. Why did you choose Lepinet for your French carp fishing trip this year? We ended up on […]