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Enjoy the fishing beauty

Reputed for its wild nature and its fishy ponds, the Dombes is a very much appreciated fishing territory.

A ” no kill ” fishing

Here, at the Domaine de la Dombes, we are in favour of the respect of the environment. It is the reason why fishing is in NO KILL. For those who don’t know the slang of fishing, it is the obligation to throw the fish back in the water. Get more information about this practice.

What do we fish at the Domaine?

The pond of the Domaine is 8ha and one of the most profound of the Dombes. Moreover, the fish species are numerous!

You will be able to catch:

  • carp
  • pike-perch
  • pike
  • black bass
  • sturgeon
  • roach
  • perch

You will maybe encounter a catfish, considered as damaging, this specie will exceptionnally not be thrown back in the water.

Practical information

Come to the reception, where we will invite you to read and sign the internal rules and buy your fishing permit.

Your vehicle needs to be parked on the exterior parking lot (no car allowed on the pond dyke). You need to walk 5 min to get to the pond and you will have benches at your disposal on the dyke, to identify the different fishing stations.

Trolley at your disposal to help with the transport of your equipment (to bring back after you get installed)


For all the residents or exterior persons:

5€ the day

15€ the week

49€ for the season If you live nearby the Domaine, think about it!

We also sell a bit of fishing equipment such as canes and corn for 10€

You can also find earthworms to buy at the tobacco shop in the village if you need.


Fishing is open from 9.30am to 7pm, it is forbidden by night (for the tranquility of our residents that stay on the pond)

Fishing is authorized on the right shore of the pond (pruned area). The residents in floating cabins can fish from their bark. Bark rental possible (depending on availabilities) 9€ the hour for exterior persons.

Nos récompenses

  • Attestation d'excellence tripadvisor, 2019
  • Region auvergne rhone alpes
  • Qualité Tourisme