The Cantal is renowned for its unspoilt natural environment where you can fish in both rivers and lakes.

The large lakes of the Truyère Gorge

-Garabit-Grandval (1100 ha, 28 km long)
-Lanau (200 ha, 11 km long)
-Sarrans (1000 ha, 35 km long).
These reservoirs are a prime fishing spot for catching predators such as pike, pike-perch, perch and carp and fishing for bleak and roach.

A wide range of fishing ponds and reservoirs

Any fishing technique can be used.


1-day or 8-day fishing licences are available for purchase in Tourist Offices.
Fishing with the family : You will find many purpose-built and shaded ponds …
During the summer months, there are fishing workshops where you can learn how to catch trout and crayfish.
Professional fishing guides offer taster and full fishing courses, and fishing holidays for all levels and different types of fishing.

Information: Pays de Saint-Flour Tourist Office and Departmental Federation for Fishing (