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The Indre et Loire département is irrigated by a dense, rich river system with 3,073 km of waterways. It includes different types of freshwater courses for a variety of fishing techniques. The most common species is certainly pike, thanks to the creation and redevelopment of spawning grounds, as well as restocking carried out by the fishing federation.

Coarse fishing and carp can be found on the rivers and lakes managed by the federation with many night fishing areas.

Fly fishing for trout in first class streams located mainly in the north of the département, and on certain category two reservoirs.

The Loire Valley Fishing Federation has invested in many river restorations. This work will benefit the entire fishing community.

To improve the fishing offfer in Touraine, labelled fishing courses are being created and eleven fishing accommodation centres have been set up, ensuring a high quality of hospitality and comfort of a good standard.

All information is available on the website

You can also buy fishing permits in Tours Tourist Offices, Luynes, Rochecorbon and Villandry.

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