Blog & Catch Report

  • 8th April – 14th April 2017 Catch Report

    Week 3 got off to a very warm start with temperatures hitting 25C. The temperature gradually fell over the week to about 17C by the end of the week. China Lakes had 7 anglers on this week who in total caught 61 fish including 6 PBs. 38 x 20-30lbs; 19 x 30-40lbs; 3 x 40-50lbs; 1 x 50-60lbs Read More

  • 1st April – 8th April 2017 Catch Report

    The weather started to warm up in week 2. Every swim produced fish with the majority going to swim 6 from Taffy's bush. 89 x 20-30lbs; 12 x 30-40lbs; 2 x 40-50lbs Swims 3, 4, 5, and 6 seemed to have the most fish showing in front of them, probably due to that side of the lake warming up first. Read More

  • 25th March – 1st April 2017 Catch Report

    Week 1 saw temperatures from 2C to 12C; the week saw tricky fishing conditions with constantly changing weather and wind direction. Steve in swim 3 managed to bank 6 fish up to 29lb 3oz, Lee in swim 10 banked 6 carp the biggest of which was a Mirror of 26lb 5oz, Matt in the Private Swim had 4 fish up to 25lb 12oz, and Richard in swim 2 with 1 Common Carp of 18lbs. 17 fish in total ranging 20-30lbs. 70% of the fish fell to China White boillie fished over pellet and particle. Read More

  • China Lakes 2016 – First Season Review

    China Lakes (previously known as Les Kaolins) is named after the clay which was used to make the finest bone china, and that was extracted from the land leaving behind clay pits that have been filled to create China Lakes. We are located in Southern Brittany department of Morbihan, near the Blavet Valley River. China Lake itself is 17 acres in size, with depth ranging from 2ft to 22ft and fish stock of 400+ carp. This lake is set in 85 acres of blissfully quiet parkland making it a real undiscovered diamond in the French carp fishing world. With the 2016 season coming to an end, it’s time to reflect on the last few months. What a season it has been! April brought us cold nights and wet, rainy days, as well as our first two anglers in the shape of Charlie Higham and Phil Swift, both excellent carp anglers… Read More