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Freshwater Fishing

Freshwater Fishing

Finistère is a dream destination for fishing. Rivers, lakes, streams and ponds are filled with fish.

Whether you're sporty, tactical or a fair-weather fisherman, you'll find your own little spot of heaven here. You can also get targeted advice from loca specialists if you want to have a first try or hone your skills.

The best way to make the most of fishing in Finistère is to follow your heart, and follow the currents: trout or salmon, calm waters or rushing rivers, fly fishing or lures, there are endless possibilities.

Relax as a family, come with friends or take a fishing holiday all by yourself - either way, Finistère will be happy to welcome you and show you the very best of Freshwater Fishing.

A few facts

  • 4 500 km of 1st category rivers, more than 380 km rivers looked after in Finistère.
  • 2 large lakes: St-Michel (450 hectares) and Drennec (11 hectares)
  • Numerous ponds all over Finistère
  • A wide range of fish (salmon, trout, rod, pike, carp, tench...)

Fédération du Finistère for fishing and protecting the aquatic environment

4 Allée Loeïz Herrieu
Z.A. de Kéradennec
29000 Quimper
+33 (0)2 98 10 34 20

Useful info

Agenda (opening and closing dates), rules, fares... check the website www.peche-en-finistere.fr

Accommodation "Hébergement Pêche" in Finistère

Download the list of accomodation that have signed up to Hébergement pêche network in Finistère (update 14/01/15 - doc .pdf ).

Fishing Fans Welcome here!

Finistère's Tourism professionals have put into place a county-wide network of accommodation that offer a special welcome to fishing fans, presenting the label Hébergement Pêche.

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Fishing trails in Finistère

Here is a selection of some trails as diverse as Finistère can be.

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Fishing guides / Discovery centres

Several centres dedicated to fishing and generally speaking to Finistère's sea ressources offer informations, trainings and exhibitions.

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Interactive map


Top-of-the-range places
Finistère trails

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