Fishing and Angling in Burgundy

Contact information for fishing associations in the Burgundy region...

The French Fishing Federation (Fédération pour la Pêche et la Protection du Milieu Aquatique) has offices in all four departments, providing information about local fishing, as well as maps, clubs and rules:

Fishing in the Côte d’Or

The Fédération de Côte d’Or pour la Pêche et la Protection du Milieu Aquatique is the overseeing body for the department. Its website (in French) has much information on fishing in the region, open seasons, fishing areas, fishing associations and provides a series of maps of local fishing areas.

Point Peche in the Côte d’Or

Several tourist offices have a Point-Pêche (fishing points) with a range of information about local fishing including maps and guides.

  • Office de Tourisme
    At
    : Le Colombier, 21320 Pouilly-en-Auxois
  • Syndicat d’Initiative
    At
    : 2 place Gaveau, 21140 Semur-en-Auxois
  • Office de Tourisme
    At
    : 5 avenue de la Gare d’Eau, 21170 Saint-Jean-de-Losne

Fishing in the Nièvre

The website of the Fédération de la Nièvre pour la Pêche et la Protection du Milieu Aquatique has information on fishing areas, fishing associations and fishing events and workshops held in the area.

  • At: 7 quai de Mantoue, 58000 Nevers 
    Tel: 03 86 61 18 98

Point-Pêche in the Nièvre

Fishing in Saône-et-Loire

The Fédération de Saone et Loire pour la Pêche et la Protection du Milieu Aquatique is the leading organisation for fishing in the department.

  • At: 123 rue de Barbentane, BP 99, Sennecé, 71004 Mâcon
    Tel: 03 85 23 83 00
  • For information on the open seasons: Click here and then on "Dates d'Ouverture"

Fishing is allowed 30 minutes before sunrise and 30 minutes after sunset.

Point-Pêche in Saône-et-Loire

  • Office de Tourisme
    At
    : Place d'Aligre, 71140 Bourbon-Lancy
  • Office de Tourisme
    At
    : 1 rue Gametta, 71170 Chaffailles
  • Syndicat d’Initiative
    At
    : 32 place d’Armes, 71290 Cuisery
  • Office de Tourisme
    At
    : 2bis rue d’Autun, 71190 Etang-sur-Arroux
  • Office de Tourisme
    At
    : Arcades Saint Jean, 1 Place Saint Jean, 71500 Louhans
  • Office de Tourisme
    At
    : La Capitainerie, Place de la Liberté, 71350 Verdun- sur-le-Doubs

Fishing in the Yonne

Fishing is allowed a half-hour before sunrise and a half-hour after sunset. Some reservoirs allow night fishing.

  • For a list of areas that allow night fishing in the Yonne: Click here
  • For information of the open seasons: Click here (in French)

The Yonne has 11 fishing spots classed as Handipêche, which are wheel chair accessible.

Point-Pêche in the Yonne

  • Syndicat d'Initiative
    At
    : 6 rue Bocquillot, 89200 Avallon 
    Tel: 03 86 34 14 19
  • Office de Tourisme
    At
    : 1 place Francois Miterrand, 89400 Migennes 
    Tel: 03 86 80 03 70
  • Office de Tourisme
    At
    : 10 rue Saint Etienne, 89450 Vezelay  
    Tel: 03 86 33 23 69