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Discover the impressive stock at Étangs de la Bassée with fish weighing over 25 kg in all the lakes. The biggest fish is nearly 30 kg. The lakes also exceptional linear and fully-scaled carp, as well as a wonderful stock of koi.


Grass Carp : 26 kg

Common Carp : 24 kg

Fully Scaled Mirror Carp : 23 kg

Koi Carp : 16 kg

Mirror Carp : 32 kg



The grass carp has an average lifespan of 11 years. It can measure up to 2 m and generally weighs between 30 and 36 kg.

Come fish some beautiful grass carps at Paris Carp Fishing!


The common carp (Cyprinus carpio) is a species of carp that originated in Europe and Asia. It is the most widespread carp in Europe. The common carp has regular scales that cover its entire body. Its scales have a beautiful gradation that ranges from brown (on its back) to a golden hue (on its belly). The common carp has a lifespan ranging from 15 to 20 years. It measures 50 to 60 cm for 8 kg on average, but some specimen can weigh up to 44 kg!


The fully scaled mirror carp is a variation of the mirror carp. It has magnificent, incomplete golden scales. Its coloration is rather similar to the common carp, ranging from a dark brown on the back to a yellow-golden flank. The fully scaled mirror carp has a lifespan ranging from 20 to 25 years. It measures around 70 cm. Its average weight varies between 8 and 16 kg, but can reach up to 45 kg!

You will find fully scaled mirror carp in all our lakes.


The mirror carp is a variation of common carp that is very widespread in Europe. This carp, unlike the common carp, only has a few scales covering its body. Nevertheless, these scales have a superb golden shine that makes this fish unique!  Mirror carps have a lifespan of 20 years, measure between 40 and 80 cm, and weigh between 2 and 14 kg.

Find mirror carp in all our lakes at Paris Carp Fishing.


Koi carp is a decorative variety of the common carp. It originated in Asia. Koi carp can come in a variety of colours: white, black, yellow, orange, red… In certain countries (especially in Southeast Asia), Koi Carp are a symbol of love and virility. 

Koi carp have a lifespan ranging from 18 to 20 years, but some specimens have lived up to 70 years! It measures around 80 cm and weighs between 5 and 8 kg.

Koi carp can be found in the Arôme, Palmyre, Atoll and Lagon lakes.