Chamonix Fishing Information - Free water fishing

Lac des Chavants Lake in Les Houches Fishing in Chamonix

You must have a permit to fish in the lakes or in the rivers. You can buy a day or fortnightly permit at the Gaillands chalet or at the tourist office in Chamonix, Les Houches, Argentière, Servoz or Vallorcine. The guide to fishing in the Valley is also available in the Chamonix and Les Houches tourist office.

Lac des Chavants (in Les Houches)

  • season runs from April 15th-October15th
  • W-Su 9:00-12:00 and 15:00-19:00
  • rods and bait available
  • pay buy the kilo (8 euros)
  • Contact: 06 80 64 5182

Lakes and Rivers in Servoz (Diosaz, Souay, Lac Vert)

  • Contact: 06 80 36 7076 or the Servoz tourist office: 04 50 47 2168

Learning to Fish

  • The local club, "Société de pêche et protection du milieu aquatique des Houches" (SPPMAH) offers Fishing initiation courses on Sundays.
  • Contact the Chalet de la pêche at 06 80 36 7076