Easy Carp Lakes in France – Spend Time Catching!

Here are six easy carp lakes in France that we would describe as usually being easy fishing. They are all well stocked, allowing you to relax and enjoy plenty of memorable carp fishing… after all we only get so many holidays a year so why not spend them catching! Jonchery 7 or 8 These two […]

Discover The Best French Carp Lakes With 80lb Carp

If you are looking for the some of the biggest carp, then these two top class French carp lakes with 80lb carp will certainly do the job! Sky Lake This lake has an exceptional reputation for big carp fishing in France and is a short drive from Calais at just 3 hours 15 minutes. With […]

Buying A Carp Lake In France – The Ultimate Guide

We often get asked the same question many times in the office here at Angling Lines –  “How do I go about buying a carp lake in France?” – this article should point you in the right direction. John London bought the popular little French carp lake Bletiere back in the early 2000´s. He kindly […]

9 Best Small Exclusive Carp Lakes in France For 2/3 Anglers

Sometimes it’s nice not to be bothered by other anglers. We get it. Here are nine of our small exclusive carp lakes in France that are perfect for just 2 or 3 anglers to share exclusively; Jonchery 7 This 5 acre lake is incredibly peaceful, set close to the dam wall of the Lac d’Orient.  You […]

12 Approved French Carp Fishing Lakes with Log Cabins

If you’re looking for a bit of added comfort on your holiday then the following 12 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 […]

Excellent Lakes for All Inclusive Carp Fishing in France

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! […]

Introducing New Granite French Carp Lake

This pre-Napoleonic 5 acre French carp lake is truly beautiful and the fishing doesn’t disappoint either. With carp reaching to over 60lb, there are over a dozen known 50lb+ and the majority are over the 30lb mark. Suiting up to 4 anglers, you book the lake exclusively for your group for the week. There are […]

What To Take Carp Fishing in France: Easy Checklist

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 […]

Young angler breaks Gléhias lake record carp

Lee and Tracy, the owners of Gléhias carp fishery in France, explained how they felt about 12 year old Reuben smashing the Junior Lake Record twice in one day. As a fishery owner you get to see a lot of anglers, some of which are very good. But, once in a blue moon, you get […]

Carp Fishing In France Travel Requirements

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 […]

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 […]

A Handy Guide To Driving in France

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.

Glehias has a new 50lb lake record carp!

Glehias offers a tranquil carp fishing lake in the beautiful French countryside, and it is now home to 50lb+ carp too! Here’s owners Lee & Tracy with the update…. Lake Champion does it again with a 51lb Common! Van driver, author, song writer, concert stage builder, and La Gléhias veteran Saul Mulvey, here for the […]

How To Get The Best Out Of French Carp Fishing

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 […]