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Search listings of carp fishing lakes in France and use the filters to find the right venue for your trip.



Use the booking calendar to see the venue availability. Contact the venue owner directly to ask any questions and make your booking.


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Carp fishing in France

For many of us carp fishing in France is an annual trip, so it’s important that you select a venue that suits your fishing capabilities and requirements.

There are hundreds of carp lakes in France available for bookings from UK based anglers, ranging from exclusive runs waters with lakeside accommodation to the more challenging drive and survice vast gravel pits. Dream Carp Holidays plans to list as many French carp fishing lakes as possible so that all of your carp fishing holiday research can be done in one place.

Venues listed on Dream Carp Holidays fit into one or more categories which are:

Exclusive Carp Fishing Lakes in France with Accommodation – These lakes can be hired on an exclusive basis for your fishing party and have lakeside accommodation. We list several carp lakes in France with accommodation and a swimming pool which are excellent venues for family fishing holidays,

Exclusive Drive and Survive Carp Lakes in France – These lakes can also be hired for the sole use by your fishing party but do not come with accommodation so you will be in the comfort of your bivvy for the duration of your trip. Most of these lakes do have on-site facilities such as showers and toilets.

Non Exclusive Drive and Survive Fishing Holiday in France – These lakes are usually booked on a per angler basis. For example, the venue is a 15 acre lake with a maximum of up to 10 anglers fishing who will book separately, as opposite to booking the entire lake. Therefore it’s likely you will be sharing the lake with other anglers. The majority of these lakes do not have accommodation so you will be fishing out of the bivvy.

To assist you with your search we provide you with as much information as possible, ranging from the best tactics and latest catch reports for the venue, to the distance from the nearest ferry port. Use our interactive map to easily see which carp fishing lakes are near to the ferry ports in Calais or Brittany.

You can also search for venues such as lake size, carp size, catfish size and number of anglers to easily find venues that meet your criteria. You will find that many venues offer an all inclusive package where you can fly and then hire tackle including rods, reels, bite alarms and bed chairs from the venue owner for the duration of your stay. These venues also have bait, including boilies and pellets, which are all available to be purchase on the site.

We’re not a travel agent, we put you directly in touch with the venue owner to answer any questions you may have and to arrange your booking.


Latest Feedback

Heron Lake Ken and Sam returned for their third short trip to Puyravaud (3 days and nights), fishing from Sunday pm to Wednesday morning – 23.0M, 53.0M, 23.5M, 34.0M, 31.12C, 21.7C, 31.5M, 25.12M, 50.10M, 27.4M, 26.12M, 44.5M, 24.4M,27.8M, 34.7C, 25.5M. 17 fish,

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Kingfisher Lake Andy Ashton brought the crew back for their second visit with the ladies and kids as well for a family group holiday. Fished Saturday to Tuesday am – 44.4M, 42.0M, 50.9M 3 fish Total Weight 137.3lbs, Average Weight 45.76lbs

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Heron Lake Mark and Terry returned for their second trip of the year and their 14th trip in total – 26.8M, 34.0M, 33.0M, 20.0M, 28.0M, 29.8M, 22.0C, 20.8C, 31.4M, 36.8M, 42.4M, 30.8M, 29.9M, 22.0C, 32.0M, 38.0C, 27.0C, 30.0M, 30.0M, 26.2M,

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Tips & Advice

The hinged stiff rig was popularised by the likes of Terry Herne in the 1990s and is now often the rig of choice for many UK and European Anglers. It is has superb hooking qualities is one of the best

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The blowback rig has been extremely successful for a number of years and uses a hair that is attached to a micro rig ring that is able to freely move up an down the shank of the hook. The free

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Choosing the right carp lake in France is critical to having a successful fishing trip and most importantly enjoying your time on the bankside. With many of us booking a trip to France, months or even years in advance, the

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