Carp Fishing in France
Latest News from Redmill

We are coming to the end of another cracking season at Redmill. All though it has been a very dry summer the fishing has been very consistent. At the end of June John Johnson landed his PB mirror at 55lb 4oz. This carp had spawned and looks like it is heading rapidly to that magic 60lb for next season.

There have been many multiple captures including regular Warren Hammond and his son Kane who had 30 fish including 13x 30s and 6x 40s to 47lb 4oz. Warren used boillie over Redmill party mix and pellet. using almost 100kg in the week. These fish can eat when they want to.
Another Father and son team Dan and Jack Lucas both smashed there PBs with young Jack catching 3x 40s to 44lb 5oz. Dispite his young age Jack is a remarkable angler and deserved every fish.

The New Redmill venue has also been in great form with Steve Newell capture of 12 carp with 2x 40s to 49lb 8oz and 5x 30s


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Redmill now consists of two venues. The original Redmill a 9 acre estate lake full of huge Commons and Mirrors and Le Monument a well stocked 5 acre carp lake and 2 acre catfish lake. Which ever venue you choose we will try our best to make your visit a memorable one.

Redmill is a beautiful 16th century lake and is as close as you will get to fishing a traditional English estate lake with the potential of a huge French Carp. Despite its age, it holds an abundance of natural food. Redmill was hand dug for peat extraction and this has created many underwater features with numerous silt beds, crusty peat and clear granite areas. Although you seldom see the fish on top you can only imagine the monsters that cruise below the overhanging weeping willows.

Redmill was established as a Carp fishery in 2002, and now, with careful stocking and some huge original fish, Redmill is one of the most stunning and well stocked Carp waters in France. Take a look at our - catch reports.

61lb 2oz
54lb 10oz
43lb 8oz

Redmill is set amongst 15 acres of beautiful woodland, and with the fully equipped fishing lodge set in a shady Poplar grove next to the lake it makes the ideal French Carp fishing holiday venue.

Anglers return year after year to fish Redmill, and those that choose to try other venues often come back. The quality of fishing and the beautiful surroundings are second to none. There is a good average size of Carp to over 60lb. With many 30's and 40's and more than the occasional 50 coming out. With Catfish exceeding 120lb and Grass Carp to 40lb+ there is plenty of opportunity to land other specimens

Please read our feedback page to find out how much other anglers have enjoyed their Redmill experience. However, even with such a large head of fish in 9 acres it is not always easy. You have to work hard to catch the fish but the rewards are certainly worth it.

Located in the centre of Brittany, Redmill is easily accessible from all northern French ports. The night ferries from Portsmouth or Plymouth are a relaxing way to travel with only a 1 hour drive from St Malo or 3hrs from Caen or Cherbourg. Ferries to La Havre are a more economical option with a 3.5 hour drive. Whichever way you decide to travel to Redmill, we are sure you will have a memorable time.