River La Sevre Niortaise in Deux Sevres Dept 79 is a stunning river that starts in Dept 79 and runs for 158km before going into the sea just north of La Rochelle in Dept 17 the biggest town along the river is Niort , There is some great fishing to be had at places like Saint Maixentl’ecole , La Creche and Moncoutant. The river is a cat 2 lake where you can use up to 4 rods and night fish areas for Carp. As with most French waters there is a good head of most types of fish with some very large carp and Pike to be had also some very nice Cats.
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.