Numerous fishing enthusiasts come to the Vallée de Joux to indulge in their passion in the lakes and rivers where they can fish trout, perch, pike and fera (freshwater whitefish).
There are two active professional fishermen on the lake but many fishing buffs cast their lines on the waters in Vallée de Joux. Whether you prefer fishing from the banks or out on the water, early morning or in the middle of the afternoon, alone or with a group of friends, your fishing experience will be complete.
Fishing permits are available via the Canton de Vaud website.
It is also possible to obtain a day or week-licence at the tourist office in Le Sentier, at the Petit Marché in Le Pont and at the Camping à la Ferme campground in Les Bioux. Monthly and annual permits are delivered by the prefecture.
Fishing in the Vallée de Joux
In summer it’s possible to rent boats at the Altitude 1004 water sports center in Les Bioux as well as at the Thomas Locations water sports center in Le Pont.
Please respect all restricted zones as well as the periods and terms of protection of the different fish species. Detailed information is available on the Canton de Vaud website: www.vd.ch