Fishing & Angling: Fresh Water

Lac de Vonnes Peche
Lake in the village of Chatel open to the public. Permits sold on site. Opens every day mid-May to mid-September 06:00-21:00. Information at Tourist Office, Chatel (74).
Peche Lac Aiguebelette
Angling club with 1,700 members fishing on lake Aiguebelette. New members admitted. Permits from the lake office. Limited English spoken. Boat hire possible. At Lepin le Lac (73).
Rhone Alpes Peche
Fishing on lake Bourget - the biggest natural lake in France. Pike and trout are the main catch. Trips organised by a professional guide - Philippe Compain. At St Albin de Vaulserre (38).
Lake Leman
Variety of fishing options including fishing from the edge of the lake or from a boat. Details of guides, licences and locations from the Tourist Office. At place du Marche, Thonon Les Bains (74).
Mountain Lakes Courchevel
A number of lakes are open July to October for fishing (mostly trout). Fishing guides are available - some of whom speak English. More information and permits from the Tourist Office at Courchevel (73).
Le Lac de Gresy sur Isere
Lake open all year round for fishing. Carp, trout, perch and pike primarily. Daily permits sold on site. At Gresy sur Isere (73).
Peche Le Plan d’Eau de Tutegny
Fishing lake just outside Cessy (near Gex) open to the public. Facilities for people with reduced mobility. Open April to December. For permits consult the Mairie in Cessy. At Cessy (01).
Peche Etang de Colovrex - AAPPMA de lest Gessein
Fishing lake outside Ferney run by local angling association. Visitors welcome to park and walk as well as fish. Permits and more information from the Tourist Office in Ferney Voltaire at 26, Grand Rue, Ferney Voltaire (01).
Peche Pays de Gex
Fishing in La Valserine for trout as well as fishing in local lakes. Permits and maps for sale plus more information from the Tourist Office in Divonne les Bains at rue des Bains, Divonne (01).
Valle de Bozel
Grouping of various freshwater lakes mainly for trout fishing. Licences available from the Tourist Office in Bozel or Champagny (73).
Ecole de Peche Chambery
Children from 9-16 years are welcome on courses which run in the school holidays. Limited English spoken.