Fishing in the Morvan-Nivernais
Rivers, lakes , ponds , fishing enthusiasts will find all kind of preserved natural sites where to practice their passion !
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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 !).
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.
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.
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.