Lac de St Cassien is a carp lake based in Montauroux, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France. It has a stock of around carp and is 1200 Acres in size. The biggest carp is over 70lb+
The lake when full covers some 1200 acres with depths down to 140 feet and holds 60 000 000m3 of water. The water is split into four sections, North, South and West Arms then the central basin. Each section is packed with features including weed, snags, ledges and plateaux. In addition to this, the water level can fluctuate by as much as 30 feet making the swims features change with the seasons.
In 1986 Kevin Ellis caught a 76lb monster Carp from a swim which is now known as Ellis point or Kevin Ellis. This put Lac de St Cassien well and truly on every Carp hunters map, every big name in Carp angling has spent time on Cassien including Steve Briggs, Max Cottis and of course Tim Paisley.