The lake & fish

Genets lake & carp info

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Genets carp lake is a 60 year old man-made carp lake of just over 5 acres, fed by a natural spring, with a silt over clay bottom. Since opening in 2004 we have retained its natural look with trees and bushes overhanging the water, giving shade and shelter to both anglers and fish. Guests often comment that Genets is one of the prettiest carp fishing lakes in France they have visited.

There are 6 single swims and 1 double so room for you to move around through the week. All the swims are on one side of the lake and are well drained with good cover and plenty of space for large bivvies. The bank you fish to is mostly tree and bush lined. Browse through our lake photos to get an idea of the set-up & beautiful surroundings at Genets Carp fishing in France.This all makes Genets carp lake a perfect setting for a group of up to 4 anglers with exclusive use of Genets lake & facilities.

Some recent customer comments:"10th year in a row. Another great week at Genets, Larry and Heather do all they can to make sure your holiday is special. Look forward to next year." Andy, Brian, Mick & Matt.
"What an amazing week. Everything was fantastic. Facilities & accommodation much better than expected. Thank-you so much". Nigel, Mark, Harry & Ollie.
"Excellent week. Lake what I expected. Nice fish caught. Great facilities (5 star out of 5). Larry & Heather brilliant hosts!!" John & Pam.

Our season starts at the end of March each year & runs through to the end of October with our holiday weeks running from Saturday to Saturday. To see the availability calendar & step by step details of how to book with us direct click here.

We are a fully insured French registered business.

For a week of total relaxation with no cooking to worry about we also offer an excellent optional meal package, full details along with our menu can be found by clicking here

We have a parking area for your vehicles, from here we can help you transport your tackle to your swim in our trailer, we also have a barrow for your use.

Genets lake is not a runs water but is often described as a thinking anglers carp fishing lake so with some care & thought given to your tactics there are some great rewards to be had, take a look at our carp photos to see some of our anglers catches over the years.

When we purchased the lake & house in 2003 it had always been a family home & only ever fished for family pleasure. We supplemented the existing stock with additional Carp in 2004 & 2005 consisting of mainly 20's to high 30's with further stock being added at intervals through the years. The Carp are mainly Mirrors with around 20 Commons. Genets lake now holds a good stock of truly stunning Carp to over 60lb. We take our lake & fish management very seriously & have professional fish farmers in to net the lake at regular intervals to remove all the unwanted small silverfish, this really helps with future carp growth rates. There are no poisson-chat or crayfish that we know of.

We live on-site and whilst we leave you to enjoy your French Carp fishing holiday we are available most of the time should you need any help or advice.

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