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Fishing in Aveyron

At Les Genêts campsite on the shores of Lac de Pareloup, you’re in a particularly good position for stillwater fishing: Lac de Pareloup ‘s reputation in this field is well established!

Fishing at pareloup lake in Aveyron

Lac de Pareloup and its record catches

Its fish-filled waters are renowned for their record catches, including the largest pike ever caught by camping anglers.

From the pontoons or from a boat in search of depth, Aveyron fishing can be practised all over the lake. Carp anglers appreciate Lac de Pareloup for its schools of carp, which can be fished at night. The average weight of carp caught is 7 kg, but specimens of 25 kg are regularly encountered.
The lake is also teeming with bream and roach. However, it is the carnivorous fish that most often attract anglers to Pareloup. With record catches of pike and pike-perch, it has raised many enthusiasts’ expectations. Signal crayfish also abound in the lake’s waters.

Combine camping and fishing in Aveyron!

Looking for a fishing camping holiday in Aveyron? Close to Les Genêts campsite, a local guide offers beginners and children courses and introductory sessions in the various fishing techniques that can be practised on the lake.

If you’d like to try your hand at fishing and don’t have a year-round fishing licence, simply purchase a daily or weekly fishing pass. A fishing tackle store is located in Salles-Curan, in the town of the campsite.

Fishing at Les Genets campsite
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