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Paris carp fishing

Carp fishing area in Ile de France

THE DOMAIN FOR FISHING ENTHUSIASTS

Discover Paris Carp Fishing is a peaceful haven nestled amid the greenery, 80 km south of Paris. The Etangs de la Bassée domain extends over 30 hectares, with seven lakes that can be reserved for private bookings and 19 fishing spots that can welcome around 20 anglers in all. This unique concept was created by an enthusiast, for enthusiasts, with a single objective: offer a unique and unforgettable carp fishing experience.

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AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE

Our domain is the only one of its kind in France and dedicated to leisure carp fishing. The domain’s lakes have an incredible stock of carp, including some weighing up to 30 kg that were introduced in collaboration with Nicolas Boissier from Étangs Creusois. We have carp such as common carp, grass carp, mirror carp, fully scaled mirror carp, koi carp, and chagoi carp.

We practice no-kill, catch-and-release fishing.

FISHING SPOTS

The pegs are spread out over the domain: Two to four pegs are placed on the various lakes. They are all spaced far apart and do not overlook the others. When you reserve a lake at Paris Carp Fishing, it is all for you. So, you can fish from any of the pegs on the lake you reserved during your stay. Fishing at Étangs de la Bassée is subject to strict rules (see the Fishing Regulations for more information). We take pride in preserving our stock and our environment.

FISHING SPOT 1 - 2 ANGLERS - 5 RODS

ARÔME LAKE “La plage”

As its name implies, this peg is on a peninsula offering a 360° view of the lake. If you are fishing alone or with someone at this peg, all the bank areas can be fished by dropping from a boat. A sandy shoal with a few rocks is located in line with the peninsula. The right margin offers a vast bunch of seagrass where the fish love to come and feed on the edges. If there is an angler at peg 2, then only the right part of the lake is allocated.

Conditions : 2 anglers – 5 rods max

Orientation : The peg faces west and allows you to fish the entire right margin facing south, sheltered from cold winds.

Surface area: 20 m²

Water depth : Average 3.30 m. The depth varies from 2 m on the bank and in the seagrass to 4 m in the trench to the right of the peninsula. The bed is quite soft, but harder spots can generally be found near the boulders scattered along the bottom.

 

FISHING SPOT 2 - 2 ANGLERS - 3 RODS

ARÔME LAKE LODGE

Ondine lodge is a three-star peg. You can fish from the terrace or the jetty—a big rod pod is required. Here, you can fish in a shallow bay to the right, from a bank with dense vegetation on the left and, if no one is occupying peg 1, you can go as far as the seagrass beds on the bank to the south. The banks have a lot of vegetation, and the fish move around it. The two clumps of trees on the left are prize positions. There are some groups of fish around the boulders, particularly under the willow along the peninsula and the third group of trees on the left.

Conditions : 2 anglers – 3 rods max

Orientation : This peg faces north, and you can fish from the left bank swept by the prevailing winds, as well as the bay at the entrance, which is sheltered from the cold winds.

Surface area: 12 m²

Water depth : Average 3.30 m. The depth varies from 2.7 m to 3 m in the muddy area and decreases towards the centre of the lake, becoming sandier. The banks are rather deep, which attracts fish all year round.

FISHING SPOT 3 - 1 ANGLER - 3 RODS

IDYLLE LAKE CULBHOUSE

This peg allows you to fish a very calm section of the lake between a bank with dense vegetation and an island, sheltered from the dominant winds. This area is also covered with seagrass, where the fish love to swim and warm up at the start of the season. The left bank allows you fish a great stretch of the lake with lots of deadwood. The tip of the island on the left is a strategic point of the lake with lots of traffic on the second drop off. The seagrass is a great place to fish all year round as it is very persistent here. The right bank is very crowded with fish for anglers who love a challenge.

Conditions : 1 angler – 3 rods max

Orientation : Facing west, this peg receives the winds from the west on its left side, but it is completely sheltered from the cold winds.

Surface area: 30 m²

Water depth : Average 2.50m. The depths can vary, from the soft mud on the crowded banks to the hard mud on the banks of the island.

This peg can host a bivvy

FISHING SPOT 4 - 2 ANGLERS - 4 RODS

IDYLLE LAKE BEACH

This peg offers a multitude of fishing spots on the left, like the bay entrances and the island tips where you can easily find an area with a lot of fish. In the open water, a pebbly patch about 30 metres away is home to crayfish, and sometimes the fish come to feed right up to your feet, since this is a winter feeding spot. The fish love to come to the tip of the island as well as its margin. The island is shared with peg 5. To the right, the lake margin is too densely vegetated to fish in a way that is risk-free for the fish. The shore opposite can be fished if peg 3 isn’t occupied. It is easy to fish, whether casting from the shore or by dropping from a boat.

Conditions : 2 anglers – 4 rods max

Orientation : This peg faces south, hence its beach-like atmosphere.

Surface area: 40 m²

Water depth : This part of the lake is quite regular, with an average depth of 2.8 m on a bed of sand. The margins are comprised of various drop offs of 50 cm and 1.8 m with very hard pebbles. This peg is sheltered from cold winds.

This peg can host a bivvy

STOCKS

Our seven fishing lakes boast exceptional, unique stocks. In each lake, beautiful koi carp, common carp, mirror carp and grass carp cohabitate. We restock the fish regularly, and our carp stocks include more than 150 carp weighing up to 30 kg. Fishing is done with the greatest respect for the fish, and we practice “no-kill” fishing.

Every day, we focus our efforts on maintaining a biotope of the highest quality so the fish have an environment in which they can thrive.

Our lakes are supplied with water of exceptional quality.

LAKES

The lakes at Paris Carp Fishing offer a wide variety of fishing spots. Depending on the lake, you can choose between accommodation with all the comforts or a stay in a bivvy (not provided). Sanitation facilities (showers and WC) are available for free to anglers on the domain.

ARÔME LAKE

This is the first lake at the domain’s entrance. Its location is set back slightly for absolute peace and quiet. The Ondine lodge is located here, with its superb 45 m² terrace that overlooks the lake.

IDYLLE LAKE

Located amidst the trees, this wildest of the domain’s lakes is well-loved by anglers. On its banks you will find the clubhouse, perfect for a relaxing break.

2 anglers | 3 rods | Fishing spots 1,2 | Ondine Lodge

4 anglers | 3 rods | Fishing spots 3,4,5,6

PALMYRE LAKE

This seemingly endless lake is the perfect spot for watching the sunset over the domain. Palmyre is where you will find the family-friendly Nymphe and Lotus lodges.

ROSELIÈRE LAKE

Roselière Lake is our smallest and most shallow, with an average of 2.4 m. It has a variety of banks, some of which are mainly wooded.

LAGON LAKE

Located against a backdrop of greenery, you will find the Châlet lodge with its wood cladding that looks straight out of the mountains. This lake is closest to the domain’s aviary.

4 anglers | 3 rods | Fishing posts 7,8,9,10 | Nymphe Lodge 

Fishing spots 18,19 | Pavillon la Roselière

4 anglers | 3 rods | Fishing spots 15,16,17

ATOLL LAKE

This is an angler’s paradise, with its five islands and sandy beaches. Its name comes from its crystal-clear waters that are just as good as the best Caribbean beaches.

THE LAGOON

The lagoon communicates with Atoll Lake and is an exceptional place where the many schools of grass carp come to spend the winter. 

4 anglers | 3 rods | Fishing spots 11,12,13,14

4 anglers | 3 rods | Fishing spots 15,16,17

ARÔME LAKE

This is the first lake at the domain’s entrance. Its location is set back slightly for absolute peace and quiet. The Ondine lodge is located here, with its superb 45 m² terrace that overlooks the lake.

IDYLLE LAKE

Located amidst the trees, this wildest of the domain’s lakes is well-loved by anglers. On its banks you will find the clubhouse, perfect for a relaxing break.

PALMYRE LAKE

This seemingly endless lake is the perfect spot for watching the sunset over the domain. Palmyre is where you will find the family-friendly Nymphe and Lotus lodges.

ROSELIÈRE LAKE

Roselière Lake is our smallest and most shallow, with an average of 2.4 m. It has a variety of banks, some of which are mainly wooded.

LAGON LAKE

Located against a backdrop of greenery, you will find the Châlet lodge with its wood cladding that looks straight out of the mountains. This lake is closest to the domain’s aviary.

ATOLL LAKE

This is an angler’s paradise, with its five islands and sandy beaches. Its name comes from its crystal-clear waters that are just as good as the best Caribbean beaches.

THE LAGOON

The lagoon communicates with Atoll Lake and is an exceptional place where the many schools of grass carp come to spend the winter. 

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TESTIMONIALS

Incredible stock! The koi carp are just magnificent.
The team is wonderful, just like the domain!
Paulo de Oliveira 
Paulo de Oliveira

A great place to fish for carp! Lots of pegs and remarkable species.

Matthieu R 
Matthieu R

I caught a grass carp and a super fully scaled that weighed 13 kg. The domain is just great! There are some great carp here. I can’t wait to come back!

Julien F 
Julien F
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