Fishing on the Lot in front of the Pont Valentré
Fishing on the Lot in front of the Pont Valentré
Lot Fishing Federation
Without a doubt, the Lot River is a superb fishing spot in France, especially from Cajarc to Cahors via Luzech or Puy l'Evêque, particularly for predator fishing (pike, zander, catfish, black bass...), white fish and carp.
Pisciculture of the Moulin de Guiral in Montredon
Pisciculture of the Moulin de Guiral in Montredon
Lot Tourisme - C. Ory

Where to fish in the Lot Valley?

Fishing on the Lot at Cahors near the Coty mill
Fishing on the Lot at Cahors near the Coty mill
Lot Fishing Federation

Our region is a real paradise for anglers. In the heart of nature and in peace, you will appreciate the many places to fish in the Lot valley that are available to you.

Our favorites ?

  1. Cahors, for carp and predators, day and night, as well as the no-kill course for pike;
  2. Saint-Gery, daytime carp, with a launch upstream of the lock, in the canal;
  3. Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, carp day and night, with a launch at the Oïlo restaurant-pizzeria in Tour de Faure.

All spots!

Do you have your own boat? Locate the boat ramps on the Lot river.

Fish and aquatic fauna in the Lot Valley

During a fishing session in the Lot, you will have the opportunity to meet and capture the many fish that inhabit our rivers and lakes.

A pike caught in the Lot
A pike caught in the Lot
Lot Fishing Federation

predators

- pike
- zander
- black bass
- perch
- catfish

A trout caught during a fishing workshop for children
A trout caught during a fishing workshop for children
Lot Fishing Federation

Salmonids

- brown trout
- Rainbow trout
- common grayling

An eel in the Lot. Fishing is prohibited in the silver stage.
An eel in the Lot. Fishing is prohibited in the silver stage.
Lot Fishing Federation

The Great Migrants

- eel (fishing prohibited at silver stage)

A crayfish in the Lot, fishing for certain species is authorized.
A crayfish in the Lot, fishing for certain species is authorized.
Lot Fishing Federation

crayfish

- American crayfish,
- signal crayfish (also called California crayfish)
- Louisiana crayfish
- white-clawed crayfish (fishing prohibited)
- slender-legged crayfish (fishing prohibited)

A barbel caught during a fishing workshop for children
A barbel caught during a fishing workshop for children
Lot Tourisme - J. Morel

Cyprinids

- carp
- bremen
- chub
- roach
- rudd
- tench
- river barbel
- crucian
- bleak
- stud
- dace
- minnow
- ruffe
- frank loach
- sculpin

A catfish, an undesirable species to fish in the Lot
A catfish, an undesirable species to fish in the Lot
Lot Fishing Federation

Undesirables

- catfish
- sun perch

Buy your fishing license

Fishing workshop for children Catus
Fishing workshop for children Catus
L. Da Ascencao

Fishing in the Lot is subject to regulations as in all of France. Thus, it is mandatory for you to buy a fishing license, which you will find, among other places, in our tourist offices. From the simple initiation for a day or a card to the year for the passionate fishermen, to each his adapted license.

Information and prices

 

Opening dates for fishing in the Lot in 2022

Fishing in the Lot is subject to regulations. There are therefore practice dates to be respected on the different rivers, whether they are 1st category or 2nd category.

Schedules

Fishing is permitted from half an hour before sunrise legal time until half an hour after sunset legal time.

First category river opening dates

Second category river opening dates

Fishing accommodation

The verse under the golden trout hotel
The verse under the golden trout hotel
golden trout

Some hotels, campsites and lodges are labeled "fishing accommodation". These accommodations along the river guarantee you proximity to the rivers, openness during fishing periods, advice or even a room to store your equipment.

All fishing accommodation

Fishing workshops for children

Apprentice fishermen and their caught fish
Apprentice fishermen and their caught fish
Lot Tourisme - J. Morel

The fishing activities allow you to discover the aquatic environment and recreational fishing in the waterways and bodies of water.

Participants are introduced to different fishing techniques, respect for the environment as well as compliance with safety rules and regulations.

Fishing workshops in the Lot valley are reserved for children and young people aged 7 to 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 10€ per child and 10 participants maximum, on registration at the tourist office (for all information, you can contact us at 05.65.53.20.65).

The fishing license offered to children under 12

2022 program:

2 Nature Fishing Workshops — Spring holidays and autumn holidays

12 Nature Fishing Workshops - Summer holidays

Logo of the Lot fishing federation
Logo of the Lot fishing federation
Lot Fishing Federation

and the protection of the aquatic environment

13 Quai Albert Cappus
46000 Cahors
Tel: 05 65 53 50 22

info@pechelot.com
www.pechelot.com

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