Morzine's River Dranse is a favourite with anglers who like river fishing. It contains fario trout but also lake trout from Lake Geneva, a sought-after fish which prefers the cooler mountain rivers.

Leisure Fishing at Morzine's River Dranse Saint-Jean-d'Aulps


Departing from Saint-Jean-d'Aulps (74430)

La Dranse river is a must for anyone wanting to try their hand at river fishing. It stretches over 21km between Morzine and Thonon-les-Bains, not counting the numerous tributaries flowing into it.
Populated with wild trout, the river river Dranse is a fishing enthusiasts’ paradise. Lake trout seek out the high water caused by the first summer storms, and they’re likely to be found in more than one deep stretch. But it’s far from easy netting one...anglers will need all their patience and craft!
Reel, weighted line fishing or fly-fishing are all allowed here...

The river Dranse is open to all fishers carrying a valid river fishing licence.


Adult: 16 to 33 € (fishing licence day/week)
Child (12-18 years): 11.20 € (fishing licence day).

Period of practice

From 12/03 to 09/10.


Association of Fisheries and Aquatic Environment Protection Chablais Genevois


Bords de dranse 74430 Saint-Jean-d'Aulps
Departing from : Saint-Jean-d'Aulps (74430)
Latitude : 46.23427 - Longitude : 6.654539
Information update on 29/03/2022 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée d'Aulps