Deep in the forest, experienced fishermen and hobby anglers can match wits with pike and perch from the shores of the lake, by boat or float-tube.
Signposted night fishing trails offer some unforgettable experiences.
Nearby, three other lakes (Vouvant, Lake Pierre-Brune and Lake Albert) make it a visit to remember for its diversity.
Fishing dock accessible at Mervent, near the Valley Bridge. Rent your boat for half a day or a full day at the Mervent Outdoor Leisure Centre.
The Marais Poitevin
Along the Vendée river, several fishing spots are accessible for you to practice your favourite pastime. Chaix, Velluire, Fontenay-le-Comte and lots of other villages have fishing spots along several hundred meters of very pleasant walkways along the water, among them the greenway linking Fontenay-le-Comte to Vellluire.
All anglers must hold a named fishing card for the current year.
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