Lake Exclusive Carp Fishing Holidays in France

Cheap Drive and Survive Carp Fishing in France.

Etang du St Brice is a 7 acre gravel pit set in Brittany, northwestern France. The lake has 6 spacious swims for a maximum of 4 anglers, is 60 minutes drive from the St Malo port and contains carp from 40lb to 50lb+.

Facilities & Information
Originally dug in 1990 as a gravel and granite pit, the lake has undergone a transformation into an exclusive water. The lake bed holds many features, including gullies, granite boulders, deep holes, an island and even an old stream bed. With depths ranging from 3 – 10 feet, a constant fresh water supply these young carp are packing on the weight. The fish stocks are made up of heavily plated mirrors, a handful of fully scaled mirrors, together with a number of very deep bodied Commons. It’s estimated the lake contains between 130 – 140 carp with a good head of 30lbs+ fish, along with a select number of carp from 40lb to 50lb.

The facilities include toilets, hot shower, bait freezer, electric charging points and drinks cooler with an undercover eating area. There is a 4 birth modern caravan which is popular with guests who like to bring along their partners, girlfriends, wives or the whole family.

Food Package

The food package is available for a minimum of 4 people from £150 per person and is available from Saturday – Saturday. This includes a breakfast baguette with Tea/Coffee delivered to swim and evening meal.

Tackle & Bait

Tackle Hire (Prices per week)

  • Bait Boat, Fish Finder Echo Sounder with standard mains and solar charger. £100 per week.
  • Full setup rental – Includes 3 x quality rods & reels with new line, Pod,  Alarms, Bobbins, Bivvy, bedchair, nets & slings. From £150 pounds per week.


  • Boilies £8.00 per Kg
  • Pellet £4.44 per Kg
  • Parti Mix £2.50 per Kg

Additional tackle hire, bait, food packages and airport transfers are to be discussed prior to your arrival.

Map & Directions

St Brice is approximately 60 minutes drive from the port St Malo, 90 minutes from the port of Caen and 4 hours 53 minutes from the port of Calais. We can also arrange airport transfers from Rennes airport which is approx 30 minutes drive away.

Directions will be provided on conformation of booking.


  1. There are 2 boats on site which can be used for recovering snagged fish or snagged tackle. Life jackets are to be warn at all times
  2. Do not swim or wade out in the lake
  3. Fish are not be retained for longer than 10 minutes
  4. No braided mainline
  5. No plastic baits
  6. Minimum 15lbs line
  7. Micro barbed hooks only
  8. No ‘mugga’ style hooks
  9. Maximum 3 rods per angler
  10. Fish safe rigs only. No fixed leads
  11. Do not pull for a break if the fish is snagged. Use the boats provided
  12. If a fish is tethered then please notify the lake owner immediately
  13. Nuts, beans or peas are prohibited
  14. No maggots
  15. Only shop bought partimix in a sealed container or partimix made up by the lake owner is allowed
  16. Nets, slings and mats are provided. Do not use your own
  17. Medicare carp kits are also provided
  18. Where possible unhook the fish before putting it in the sling
  19. No fire
  20. No portable generators
  21. No dogs
  22. Keep swims cleaning tidy and remove all litter
  23. Be respectful of other anglers
  24. Respect the nature and surroundings
  25. No drugs
  26. Alcohol in moderation
  27. Use the toilets provided for number 2s
  28. Cars can be used to drop off kit only
  29. Do not park vehicles in the swim
  30. Bait boats are permitted but be mindful and respectful of other anglers
  31. Do not feed the horse and pigs in the paddock
  32. Arrival no earlier than 11.30am on Saturday and departure by 9am

Rules may be subject to change. Please check you fully understand the rules prior to fishing.

Booking & Prices

Bookings are from Saturday (12 midday) until the following Saturday (9am).

Prices from £225 per person per week.
Lake exclusive from £900 per week.

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