France's best kept secret

Etang Max Carp Lakes

Carp Fishing Holidays in France

A Great introduction to legendary French carp fishing

Quirky & comfortable Accommodation

Couple & family friendly

Not all lakes are the

Same !


** All with lake Exclusive Fishing **

& fully inclusive prices

One venue 2 very different lakes 

        *****  Our covid promise ******

With all our bookings past & present if covid restrictions force a cancellation you automatically are offered a new date at the original booked price  

Sable lake 

is our well loved top lake 1.7 acres of sand and rock ,an amazing feeding trough 

Paddle fish lake 

is the lower lake of the two & 1.25 acres of fishing magic 

The lakes are just 20 ft apart so lend themselves to a group of 5/6 or familly booking but always on lake exclusive basis .

Why choose us ?

5 kg of bait offered

3 kg pellet &2 Kg of 18mm boilies & food package included for every customer (Excludes drive & Survivee

Quality carp in pristine condition 

No one has ever blanked since opening

and 70% of guests having smashed their p.b.

2015 1051 lb caught by 3 guests day fishing

2016 1187 lb caught by 2 guests day fishing

2017 1425 lb caught by 2 guests day fishing

2018 1747 lb caught by 2 guests day fishing

2019 1751 lb caught by 2 guests

2022 /23????

Maybe you want to fly over have built in airport collections and complete kit hire (fly & fish)

or if you want to drive with all your own kit

(Drive & Survive) or with your meals served lakeside then we offer (Drive & Thrive )

All angles are covered and always with lake Exclusive

Our unpressured lakes offer exclusivity, great fishing with hard fighting mirror and common carp in pristine condition and a new lake record being smashed each year and no one has blanked

(Carl & Ricky ) 2019 hold our lake record 1751 lb one week fishing !!!) 

Thought you could never afford to fish in france let alone have the whole lake to yourselves.

We are a small friendly well run fishery with a proven history and 100 % customer feed back.

Great service and prices as standard .We also offer full tackle hire & airport pickups built into your price.

Various levels of accommodation from basic

bivvy to more comfortable ,Carpers Cabin (paddle fish lake ) and our very own unique 1950s Vintage Bus on (sable lake ) .

We offer something for every type of carper from the hardened bivvy dweller or the couple requiring that little bit more comfort all at unbeatable prices

fully inclusive from

£169.00 p.p.p.w Drive & Survive

£269.00 p.p.p.w,Drive & Thrive (bring your kit)

£365.00 p.p.p.w fly & fish

£365.00 p.p.p.w carpers cabin

£325.00 p.p.p.w comfort & fish (vintage bus) 

Etang Max(sable lake)

1.7 acres 3 /4 fishermen max & lake exclusive use

Spring fed lake open plan its a runs water that lends itself equally to the novice or advanced carper.The standing lake record is 50lb.

It can offer a bit more space and comfort with its own vintage bus its a bit like "amazing spaces" meets river" monsters!"

The vintage bus has a comfortable double bed & day bed & an option of even a swimming pool in the hot months it can make a holiday as well as a perfect carping trip. 

Top lake

Vintage Bus

One double and single day bed

Etang Max 2 (paddle fish lake)

1.1/4 acre lake

2/3 fishermen max & exclusive use

spring fed lake that has a beautiful natural setting

Carpers cabin

Sat right on the waters edge puts you right on the action

You get the best of both worlds. Comfortable bunks with 24/7 fishing

just 8ft from your own lake stocked with carp upto 40lb

The current lake record is i1751lb in a week as caught by Carl and ricky sept 2019 at Etang Max lower lake

just take a second to review our guests comments on our facebook page "carp fishing fr " they do the selling for us !100% customer satisfaction

When you book with us you are ** Exclusively** booking the whole lake for you and only you to fish

Mark spencer 50lb 2 oz

Gary brown 47lb 3 oz

Exclusively hire ETANG MAX carp lakes our PB busting carp venue

With full occupancy (5 fishermen) Prices start from only £269.00 per person per week with drive & thrive

5 kg bait.& home cooked food package included

Lying in the stunning French countryside but only 5mins from A20 toll free motorway or as little as 4.9 hrs drive from closest ferry port Dieppe-Newhaven

Driving not for you ? no problem , built into your price we collect you from our local airport Limoges .

Cheap flights often on offer with Ryanair flying from stansted, bristol,east midlands. leeds-bradford and manchester Flybe Southampton british airways Gatwick.

Once you've arrived we will settle you in with your complete equipment hire bring your own end tackle and you could be having your first run within hrs from leaving the UK

Maybe you enjoy your creature comforts bivvy hire not for you then book our

lakeside vintage 1950,s bus comfortable double bed with a single day bed for 3 people


carpers cabin twin bunk bed right on the waters edge