Without doubt, France has always been the cornerstone of European carp fishing with so many well managed waters in every region and with a culture that promotes and encourages carp fishing on a national level.
Home to some of the world's most iconic carp fishing lakes and with such a wealth of well stocked waters, it is no surprise that French lakes make up the majority of the waters we include in our databases.
As one of Europe's premier carp fishing holiday providers, we bring to you some of the carefully selected lakes at the very best big carp fishing venues in this incredible country.
How to fish France
For a comprehensive guide on how to fish in France including licence & permit requirements, national rules, seasonality and much more visit our Fishing in France country advice guide.
For a list of the best waters to fish in France visit our databases of French Public Waters & French Pay Lakes where you'll find detailed information on all of the most notable carp fishing lakes.