A true specimen hunters water which holds some real prizes St Christophe has an impressive pedigree for big fish captures. The current record mirror is 71lb 5oz and it fish like these that have drawn some of the biggest name sin carp fishing to its banks. The main lake is a cobalt blue gravel pit, around 35 acres in size with 13 well spaced pegs with vehicle access to each one. It’s fairly deep in most place averaging 2m, with a fairly flat lake bed made up of sand and gravel.
Excellent accommodation and specimen sized carp St. Christophe lies in the Champagne region of Eastern France, around 4 hours from Calais with the majority of the journey being by motorway. At the nearby famous Foret d’Orient lake complex there are numerous leisure activities, including swimming, cycle tracks and boating – making St. Christophe an ideal location for both the serious carper and for a family orientated carping holiday.