La Besbre and its tributaries are a fishing paradise very appreciated by fishermen practicing all types of fishing. From sunrise to sunset, they are assured of meeting there many species, trout, common shadows. A fishing school is open on Saturday afternoons from June to September on Maurice pond in Lapalisse.

Bert :

La Grande Ouche lake: fishing in the 1st category on the Tèche river, partly shaded: federal maps, day trips, holidays ... open from the weekend of opening to closing of 1st category fishing, from 8am to 1:30pm and from 5:30pm to 9pm.

Lapalisse :

Lake of the Moulin Marin. Carpistes will be delighted to fish in this lake renowned for hosting very large carps. Sale of fishing card for the day.

Saint-Prix :

"No-Kill" course on the Andan River. From the bridge of the place "La Chaussée" up to the confluence of the Besbre (locality "Petit Grenier") - Mandatory watering of all trout and specific regulations to be consulted on site.

More informations ?

Federation of fishing  04 70 99 01 65 -

Fishing cards are available at Lapalisse in the shop "Au pêcheur sensas" and at Bert in the café-restaurant "Chez Jos et Karine".

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Tourist Office of Pays de Lapalisse

Situated between the plains of Sologne Bourbonnaise and the Highlands of the Bourbonnaise Mountain, in the heart of the Besbre valley, the "Country of Lapalisse" has a particularly rich historical and cultural heritage, like the castle of Famous Monsieur de La Palice. With a natural environment of quality, suitable for many activities, calm and relaxation will seduce you. Good stay among us ...

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Tourist Office
of Pays de Lapalisse

9 Place Charles bécaud
03120 Lapalisse

Tél. 04 70 99 08 39

Opening hours

From November to February
Mar to Sat : 10am to 12pm / 2pm to 5pm
(closed on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons)

From March to June and in September and October
Mon : 2pm - 5:30pm
Mar to Sat : 9:30am to 12pm / 2pm to 5:30pm

July and August
Mon to Sat : 9:30am to 12:30pm / 2pm to 6:30pm
Sun : 9:30am to 12:30pm

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