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Pau Day 3 event

Salmon fishing - Sea trout Fishing - Trout Fishing
Some of the best Fly Fishing in Europe on our doorstep...

We are situated between the Gave d'Oloron and the Gave de Pau, both are excellent trout and salmon fishing rivers. These local rivers provide outstanding fly-fishing opportunities. The river fishing season runs from approx March 15th until September 15th each year. Fishing licences are inexpensive, both day and holiday tickets can be purchased locally

Prices for 2008 -
Day ticket - 10 Euros
15 days - 30 Euros
Childs ticket 3 Euros for all season

We can also put you in touch with expert fly fishing tutor if you wish to learn more. This tuition usually needs to be pre-booked.

The Gave D'Oloron (gave is the local word for river) is less than 10 mins away and this has held the world salmon championships and the French national fishing championship. Each year there is a salmon fishing festival held in Navarrenx (10mins).

Both the two main gaves and their smaller tributaries offer the chance of some of France's best fishing at a fraction of the cost in the UK. The rivers are fast flowing, un-pollutated and short between source and ocean and therefore offer great salmon and trout fly fishing opportuntities.

There is lake fishing which continues outside the river season.

There is beach fishing along the atlantic coast.

FLY FISHING HOLIDAYS can either be self-catering or part of a catered short break. See the relevant page for pricing - remembering to add the licence costs.



Brown trout are plentiful in the local rivers



Beach fishing at St Jean de Luz. November 6th 2006, temp was 23C.