Fishing in the heart of Brittany

Come and fish in complete serenity in the heart of Brittany and visit the Nantes to Brest canal in search of the best catches.

Fishing here is a tradition!

With 14 developed fishing spots, 100 km of canalised waterways and numerous rivers, the territory of Pontivy Community offers sports and relaxation activities, along the water throughout the year.

Like a fish in water!

Predators: Pike, perch and zander populate Lake Guerlédan and the rivers of the Blavet and the Oust.

Migrators: Brown trout and eels have been spotted in the waters of the Saar and the Blavet and according to the latest studies, Atlantic salmon have returned to the Pontivy region.



Fishing in Brittany

Whether you are a beginner or experienced fisherman, want to go fishing for the first time or spend an enjoyable family day at the water's edge; there are ‘labelled’ fishing areas. The most suitable for your needs is easily identified by the relevant coloured logo. Located on developed sites these fishing spots also have detailed information about the fish populations present.

In Pontivy and the surroundings, there are 7 fishing spots which carry the label! To find them visit:


Fishing permits

On sale at Pontivy Tourist Office and at the Guerlédan Electrotheque in Saint-Aignan.

Fishing accommodation

We even have specialist holiday accommodation for fishing enthusiasts in our region.

You will get a personalised welcome close to a fishing location, activities for accompanying persons, useful documentation and information.

Special services: a secure room for storing and drying fishing equipment, refrigerator for bait, early breakfasts and packed lunches on request.


    Campsite: the Vallon de Kerlenn in Guern

    Gîtes: the Botponal Gîtes in St-Aignan.

    Bed and Breakfast: Mme LE POTTIER à Rohan

    Cottage and guest room: Couloumine Breizh in St-Aignan



Local fishing guide

Yannick Line

Fishing specialties: Predator, Trout, Carp, (Fishing from a boat)

Contact: 06 85 16 48 19 - Sector: Pontivy

Mail: - Website: https: //

More info on the website of the Morbihan Fishing Federation Here!



Added extra: Fishing permits are on sale at the Tourist Office, so what are you waiting for?