Margot Lake Photos

Carp fishing at Margot Lake in France can be prolific. Some say the secret is the lake’s shape. Browse the images and decide for yourself.

A carp angler casting into a red sky at Margot Lake
A carp angler casting into a red sky at Margot Lake

This iconic image of carp fishing in France at Bigot Lakes was snapped by a carp angler at Margot Lake, which sees spectacular dawns and sunsets.

This image shows Swims 6 to 8 on the far bank at Margot Lake
This image shows Swims 6 to 8 on the far bank at Margot Lake

Swims 6 to 8 can just be seen in the distance in this image taken from Swim 2 at Margot Lake. Swim 8 is on the left and Swim 6 is behind the flowers on the right.

A bend in the rod is a regular event at Margot
A bend in the rod is a regular event at Margot

The ducks at Margot Lake are not bothering this angler one bit!

A view towards the right bank at Margot Lake from Swim 2
A view towards the right bank at Margot Lake from Swim 2

This image shows a view from Swim 2 at Margot Lake, looking towards the far right bank beyond Swim 6.

Plenty of space under the gazebo for the chef
Plenty of space under the gazebo for the chef

Cooking on a large scale at Margot Lake outdoors during the warmer months

A view of Swim 8 at Margot Lake
A view of Swim 8 at Margot Lake

This image shows the view towards the far bay beyond Swim 8, which is the furthest swim from the facilities at Margot Lake. Swim 1 is a long way out of site to the left.

A stunning sunset at Margot Lake
A stunning sunset at Margot Lake

Captured by one of the anglers, sunset photos don't get much better than this

A view of the right bank between Swim 5 and 6 at Margot Lake
A view of the right bank between Swim 5 and 6 at Margot Lake

There are no swims on the right bank, which separates Swim 5 from Swim 6 at Margot Lake. Both of these swims have access to this very long margin from opposite ends.

Nothing more enjoyable that group participation
Nothing more enjoyable that group participation

Margot Lake in the height of summer, what better way to spend a week?

View of Margot Lake from Swim 3, looking towards Swim 2
View of Margot Lake from Swim 3, looking towards Swim 2

This image shows a view of Margot Lake from Swim 3, where the facilities are located. Swim 2 can be seen to the right of centre and Swim 1 lies just out of sight around the corner.

Group get-togethers are a regular sight at Margot Lake
Group get-togethers are a regular sight at Margot Lake

Take some time out to relax with your mates and enjoy an end-of-day get together

Looking back along the bank from Swim 2 at Margot Lake
Looking back along the bank from Swim 2 at Margot Lake

The corner of Margot Lake where the entrance gate is situated, viewed from the direction of Swim 2. The deepest part of the lake is near the far bank, just to the left of the old pontoon.