Leisure activities


With more of 10 kilometers of rivers and steams, the Couesnon catchment offers many possibilites of fishing experiences in a well preserved area.



Most of the rivers on Couesnon Marches de Bretagne are classified as “première catégorie” (first category), where you can fish mainly salmonids : brown trout and atlantic salmon. Great exemples of species for sport fishing, they offers at the fisherman an impressive defence, and will induce him emotions. 
The salmon fishing is possible on the downriver part of the Couesnon. [NB: Closure of salmon fishing from the 23/03/22 : read here the decree (French)]

The Loysance and the Tronçon are recognised as some of the most beautiful rivers of trouts in Ille-et-Vilaine. This last river as an important population of wild truits.

The fishing lovers will find in Couesnon Marches de Bretagne some great rivers. It’s often on the places where the fishing is the most difficult that the best catches are waiting them.

This activity is restricted, so you can find the basic information in our Tourist Office where the fishing permit are in sale.



■ Regulation informations on the website of the Ille-et-Vilaine Fishing and Protection of wet lands federation : (French)

Our advice

The 2021 fishing licenses for the local fishing associations of Couesnon Marches de Bretagne (La Gaule Antrainaise, La Truite Briçoise, La Truite Tamoutaise) are in sale in our two Tourist Office.

An option for the salmon regulated fishing is also offered for sale, only in Bazouges-la-Pérouse, with the tracking equipment for the salmon.