Fishing in FranceYour guide to river and sea fishing breaks


Family fun- fishing in France!!

With two boys and an outdoor enthusiast husband, regular contibutor Deborah Baldwin finds herself roped in to a fishing competition…. Fishing is not Deborah’s idea of a good day out!…

Carp fishing holidays in the Dordogne

Looking for a holiday that satisfies your passion for angling but offers something for the family too? Then look no further. Our beautiful 3 acre lake nestling in 10 acres of French woodland is the perfect location…

Spear and Harpoon Fishing in France

Spear and harpoon fishing take some practice, but the rewards are immense. Imagine swimming amongst the corals and ethereal sea creatures in the clear waters of the Med; just you, the sea, the other-worldy sounds, and the fish.

Fishing in Haute Vienne

A quick guide to the permits available and the types of waters and fishing permitted with each type of card.

Burgundy for children

Do you wonder how to keep the kids happy when your on holiday or house hunting in Burgundy? Maybe you just need a well merited rest In any case it’s a great and fun way for your children to learn French.

Fishing In The Tarn

The river Tarn, from the latin ‘Tarnis’ signifying both ‘rapid’ and ‘walled in’ separates the Narbonnais and Aquitaine basins.For the sports fisherpersons amongst you, the Tarn is a rich resource. On the Tarn you could hope to catch Carp, Perch, Cat Fish, Roach and Bleak.

Burgundy fishing

If you’re looking for a different kind of holiday why not try fishing in Burgundy?
The Burgundy gateway is only one hour from Paris and it’s a fisherman’s dream come true. …

Catch and Release or Catch and Cook?

We have lived here in the Limousin now for nearly three years and have noticed some interesting differences between French and British anglers, and their approaches to fishing.

Family Fishing Holiday in the Lot Valley

Image not found.Our spacious 3 bedroom Holiday Cottage is situated alongside the river Lot amongst the vineyards of the famous wines of Cahors, close to the medieval village of Puy L’Eveque. Walnut and apple trees abound along the country lanes and prune and cherry trees are laden with fruit….

Fishing in Creuse

Details of the various permits available for fishing in the Creuse and where to obtain them. As well as details of river categories in Creuse.

Carp Fishing in the River Lot

Bob Spinks is a keen fisherman and had heard the rumours about big carp in the river Lot. Last summer, with son Michael, he decided to try it out for himself and found more excitement than either of them had bargained for…

Limousin fishing – an overview

La Gartempe is large and deep with very strong currents. It is full of many different species of fish and trout can still be found. La Gartempe is constantly looked after and cleaned which makes it easily accessible. Towards Châteauponsac and Rancon, the river is known “the salmon river”, not to be confused with trout.

Fishing in the Limousin

There are so many streams, rivers and lakes in the Limousin that are available to resident and visiting anglers alike, that a book, let alone an article would not cover them all. However, I’d like to share with you a few notes from my own experience over the last few years.