With temperatures soaring to over 40 degrees putting a stop to the carp feeding, carp angler Terry Cheesman decided to see how many species of butterfly he could spot at Anjou Lake. What he found would rival any butterfly garden on the tourist trail in France.
7 French Carp Lakes With or Without Accommodation
Choose from our wide range of exclusive carp and catfish lakes with and without accommodation. Our family owned business has been specialising in fisheries management since 1990. Book direct online or contact us for advice.
Margot Lake is one of the top drive and survive carp fishing lakes in France. Renowned for its prolific carp fishing sessions and its huge mandarin catfish. The lake is 18 acres, takes up to 8 anglers and has excellent lakeside facilities. Margot Lake can be booked by individuals, groups or on an exclusive basis.
Morgane Lakes offer a choice of carp or cat fishing in one location. The venue is the number one choice for mixed groups of carp anglers and lovers of catfish. The venue consists of a carp lake, a catfish lake and a modern lakeside chalet. The venue is available on an exclusive basis for up to 6 people.
Commons Lake is a classic French carp lake with carp over 60lb and catfish to 100lb. The venue is named for its stunning common carp and famed for the quality of its fishing. The lake is 5 acres and has a spacious modern lakeside chalet. The venue is available on an exclusive basis for up to 6 people.
Lords Lake has long been a top destination for small groups and is a Mecca for first timers in France. The carp go to over 50lb and the cats to 85lb. The lake is 2.6 acres and has a spacious modern chalet on its main swim. The venue is available on an exclusive basis for up to 4 people.
An undiscovered French lake full of natural food sources. Carp left alone for years to grow. Carp to over 60lb. That's as close as you could get to experiencing the heady days of the pioneer carp anglers. In October 2018 test anglers caught 7 x 50s, 9 x 40s, 5 x 30s and 1 x 20. The lake saw its first 60s on the bank in April 2019.
Trident Lakes consists of a carp fishing lake with luxury accommodation in West France, plus a separate lake for catfish anglers. Secluded in woodland and just 30 minutes from sandy beaches and major tourist attractions, it’s a perfect getaway for a fishing holiday. The venue is available on an exclusive basis for up to 6 people.
We've teamed up with our pals at Angling France to offer you even more choice of top quality carp lakes. If you're looking for even more luxurious accommodation, Oakview Lake ranks among the best in France. An exclusive venue with accommodation for up to 6 people and its carp come from our Bigot fish farm.
News on Fishing in France at Bigot Lakes
Experience what it's like to be part of Margot Lake's latest run of mega fishing weeks. 'The Social' is a video produced by 6 Margot anglers during their French fishing trip in April 2019. It includes a host of big carp catches, a monster catfish and personal bests being beaten. Produced by Mark Potterton and his Banktramp productions, it's the best Margot video yet.
Trident Lake testers set first lake record with a 52lb 4oz mirror. Their short fishing session also saw another of the lake's target fish out at 45lb 12oz. In total, they caught 1 x 50, 1 x 40, 4 x 30s and 8 x 20s over a 4 day period.
Carp Fishing in France
Bigot Lakes are French carp fishing lakes owned and run by acclaimed fish farmers Michel and Laurent Bigot since the 1990's. We supply a range of carp fishing holidays in France to over 500 guests a year. Our choices range from premier drive and survive venues to exclusive lakes with luxury accommodation.
Book your carp fishing holiday direct with Bigot Lakes right here. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. Everything’s dealt with in English.