Waterlily Lake (France)

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Waterlily Lake (France)

Anizy le Chateau (Picardie)

400 km from Utrecht

Waterlily Lakes is a peatlake of 13 acres and thanks it’s name of the many waterlilie fields. Besides that there are 13 islands and the shore has lots of inlets. Because of the variable character the lake looks bigger than 13 acres.


The owner lives in the house at the entrance of the domain.
Waterlily Lakes counts 18 swims of which 3 double swims. It is allowed to fish with a maximum of 8 anglers at the time, so there is enough space for every angler.
The water has a maximum depth of 3,5 meter.

The soil mainly excists of peat and some hard sand- and gravelplates.

The stock at Waterlily Lakes counts about 300 carps; mainly dark colored mirror- and common carps. The average weight of the carps is around 15 kilo with some carps above the 25 kilo. Besides carp you might catch a catfish.

At the domain there are basic showers and toilets.

If you like to use breakfast or diner you need to inform the owner. Food is served in the clubhouse.
At less than a 5 minute drive you can find stores for the daily groceries.

There is no accomodation at Waterlily Lakes. Anglers can only fish from their own green/camouflage bivvy.
Every swim has it’s own porch roof.

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Zodiac allowed
Food available
Baitboat allowed


"Water Lilly is one the most beautiful lake I've fish in Europe. Stunning location and carp in excellent size and condition. Well worth a trip!"

If you have any questions, please contact Menno van Dalen at 0031 (0)6 22936120 or by e-mail: carpcrossinglakes@gmail.com