Fishing in the Morvan-Nivernais

 

Rivers, lakes , ponds , fishing enthusiasts will find all kind of preserved natural sites where to practice their passion !

 

Saint Honoré Les Bains communal fishing pond (fishing) Saint Honoré Les Bains communal fishing pond

300m away from the campsite , this shallow 2 ha (5 acres) Pond is well adapted to family fishing. Principally haunted by Tench, Perch, Roach and Carps.

 

 

Étang du Châtelet (fishing)Étang du Châtelet

3 ha (7.4 acres) Pond 25 kms from Saint Honoré Les Bains on the route to Château Chinon. Beautiful and feisty rainbow and brown trouts will ravish flyfishermen. Fly-fishing only.

 

 

Étang de la Boue (fishing)Étang de la Boue

8 ha (20 acres) Pond 10 kms from Saint Honoré in the direction of Rémilly. This pond has been fitted to receive fishermen and their families in a unique natural setting. Fishes: carp, tench, black bass.

 

 

Canal du Nivernais (fishing)Canal du Nivernais

From Decize to Pousseaux, it unfolds on 125 kms and is 11 km away from the camping (go to Vandenesse and take the road to montigny-la-canne). there is a spot right there . there is also a spot between the locks of Brienne and Villars (at Brinay on the road to Chatillon-en-Bazois) fitted with Parking, picnic tables and handicapped-friendly pontoon. Fishes: white fish, carp, zander, pike, black bass.

 

River l'Aron (fishing)River l’Aron

Access thru Cercy la Tour 18 Kms from Saint Honoré les Bains. Goes all the way to Decize (23k away) Fishes: white fish, carp, zander, pike, black bass .

 

 

 

River La Dragne (fishing)River La Dragne

A bit before Vandenesse. Pretty south-morvan river (8m wide) the Dragne is maintained on a dozen kms around Onlay and is easily accessed by route D18 which follows it. Fishes: white fish,brown trout,crawfish.

 

 

The Loire river (fishing)The Loire river

From Saint Hilaire Fontaine to la Celle sur Loire, on a length of 120 Kms . This mighty river offers deeper fishing posts . Fishes: white fish, carp, zander, pike, catfish (record catch 26 kgs in Decize !).

 

 

Les étangs de Vaux et de Baye (fishing)Les étangs de Vaux et de Baye

Those 2 ponds are perfect to spend a family day out. Activities : fishing , trekking, sailing, swimming. You may even fish from electrical powered boats. Fishes: white fish,pike.

 

 

Pannecière Lake (fishing) Pannecière Lake

520 ha (1280 acres) lake,. Privately owned , typical for predator fishes. White fishes abound with some record specimen. Lake de Pannecière defines every year spots for carp night-fishing.

 

 

Lac des Settons (fishing)Lac des Settons

360 ha (890 acres) lake. Gentle slopes , islands , reeds, îles, small fishes in abundance, everything concurs to make lac des Settons an exceptionnal fishing site , in particular perch and pike (no zander there) . From the shore,you may reach pretty much everywhere by using the lanes and roads that circle the lake. By boat, the shores of the 2 isalnds make excellent fishing spots. In the summer, small perch shoals congregate with roaches . 20 meters from the shore a depth of 2 to 3 meters will allow you to use a fixed floater otherwise it’s best to do casting fishing.Lac des Settons offers a wide variety of watersports for the rest of the family.