Whether you're a Sunday angler, doing a spot of fishing on holiday, or taking part in competitions full of thrills, you can be sure to find happiness at the end of your line in Causses à l’Aubrac!
WHERE TO FISH IN CAUSSES À L’AUBRAC?
The category 1 and 2 lakes and rivers offer a multitude of possibilities and fishing techniques.
THE UPPER LOT VALLEY
The Upper Lot Valley in Aveyron, at the foot of the Aubrac mountains, is renowned for great fishing. The Lot River, classified in the 2nd category, winds its way over nearly 20 kilometres from Saint-Laurent d´Olt to Mandailles, via Saint-Geniez d´Olt and Sainte-Eulalie d´Olt.
Many fish species are found in the waters of the Lot: trout, chub, dace, barbel, minnow, gudgeon, tench, pike, perch...
Facilities and types of fishing in Saint-Geniez d´Olt:
The FAMILY Course, Disabled Fishing pontoon, No Kill Trout and gradual release Trout from Saint-Laurent d´Olt to Saint-Geniez d´Olt.
THE CASTELNAU-LASSOUTS-LOUS LAKE
The Castelnau-Lassouts-Lous lake is suitable for boat fishing. On this 218 hectare EDF reservoir, the speed is regulated to a maximum of 10 km/hr for any type of boat. The site is particularly well equipped: 4 launching ramps, floating pontoons, toilets, picnic areas.
A forest path around the periphery offers hikers a unique panorama of the lake where carp and predators are caught.
The Castelnau-Lassouts-Lous lake has an international reputation. It represents one of the most spectacular potential fish farming sites in Aveyron.
THE SOURCES AND THE UPPER AVEYRON VALLEY
The Aveyron’s source is in Sévérac-le-Château.
250 kilometres long, it gave its name to our department. Classified in the 1st category at Sévérac-le-Château, at the mouth of the Serre, you will catch brown trout. The Aveyron then becomes 2nd category as far as Laissac where you will find calm water minnows and carp, a No-Kill trout course and a permanent trout course.
To find out more: The Laissac AAPPMA Association
THE CISBA LAKE IN SEVERAC-LE-CHATEAU
A privileged site for fishing, the CISBA Lake has been classified in the 2nd category since early 2019. It has many options: No-Kill Black-Bass course, predator fishing, gradual release trout course. You can also enjoy the Float Tube course on this lake which will soon be labelled ‘Pêche Passion’
THE PICADES LAKE
In the heart of the national forest of Brameloup and the Aubrac plateau the 2nd category Picades Lake is hidden.
Discover the pleasures of family fishing on its landscaped banks. Experienced anglers will also enjoy the site. Managed by the Aveyron Departmental Fishing Federation, this lake is regularly stocked with fish (salmonids and trout 20 to 25 cm). Wild trout hide in this lake for the more adventurous.
Get all the practical information and possibilities for hiring fishing equipment from the Fishing Federation.