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 […]

Stocking Carp in a French Lake – 10 Things To Consider

If you’re starting your carp fishing lake business, stocking carp in a french lake is likely to be one of the biggest money outlays you make. Here’s the things I have learnt; 1. Before you even start to think about buying a lake and running your own carp fishery sit down and work out your finances The bigger […]

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 […]

Interview with a Carp 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 […]

Developing A Carp Lake – Decked Swims Under Way

Lee & Tracy have been developing great additions to the Glehias lakes. In 2014 they completed the wonderful floating cabin and now they’re paying particular attention to the swims on the lake… Last winter, over a cup of hot chocolate and marshmallows, we discussed what lake projects and general maintenance projects would take priority this year. Due to water […]

Development Of A Carp Lake On A Budget

In the February of 2010, I was thrown into the deep end by taking on a local estate lake and running a carp syndicate on the lake. I had been a member of the syndicate for a number of years and had fished there since 1985. When I first fished the lake there were 12 […]