The river La Vilaine in ille-et-Vilaine deptment 35 is a stunning river that has some fantastic fishing with some very nice large Common Carps to be had. There are many sections of the river that you can night fish on for the Carp you will have to check local signs for details of these sections. The river rises in Mayenne dept 53 and enters ille-et-Vilaine just south of Bourgon and winds its way from Vitre to Rennes and then south west to Redon and out to sea at Penestin. The river runs for 218 KM (135miles)
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Please note – When fishing any Public waters in France please have respect for the location and clear up any mess that you have made and do not damage banks / vegetation and no open fires, Catch and release all fish except Trout and Salmon that rules let you take and when fishing for Carp use appropriate fishing tackle with large landing net and unhooking mat. Fish stealing is a big problem from Public waters if you see anybody removing large fish like Carp please take note of the vehicle registration and report to authorities.