The Dordogne and Lot rivers, tributaries and dozens of fishing lakes are renowned for being a fisherman's paradise! Carp, Barbel, Pike and Trout abound with Rivers being categorised accordingly! The France Federation of Fishing local websites are the best place to start! Fishing requires a Permit (Carte de Peche) which can be purchased online or locally! Please note there are 'No Kill' rules on parts of the River Lot, Célé and Bave to preserve stocks! Many Gites and Campsites close to the main rivers offer fishing based holidays.
The Federation of Fishing's official Dordogne Department site for the Dordogne and its tributaries west of the A20. Please note that is in French!
Various types of Fishing Permits are available to suite your needs and can be purchased online!
The Federation of Fishing's website in English that covers 1500km of streams, ponds and tributaries of the Lot and Dordogne east of the A20 in the Lot Department! It has links to other informative websites that are in French!