Located between the Guiers river and the Rhone, Val Guiers region is a paradise for fishers!
The Rhone river is cut in two parts: the canalized Rhone and its former bed, "the Old Rhone".

Sport Fishing site of Rhône Saint-Genix-les-Villages


Departing from Saint-Genix-les-Villages (73240)

In the surroundings of Champagneux you can see graylings, pikes, trouts and zanders.
The Old Rhone is a river of 2nd category. During summer its water is often high and muddy, it is better to fish in autumn or winter so that you can fish in clear water.

Fishing training are organized for kids.


Adult: 59.80 to 100 €
Teenager (12-18 years): 20.80 to 26 €
Day Card: 11.10 to 16 €
Weekly Card: 21 to 35 €
Woman discovery card: from 40 €
Discovery card -12 years: 6 to 7 €.


List of sale outlets for fishing licence and AAPPMA available in the office of tourism.
Be aware, waders are highly recommended. Moreover, pebbles are very slippery and the rate of flow is shifting because of the dam (water can suddenly go up).

Period of practice

From 01/01 to 31/12/2024.

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Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers 73240 Saint-Genix-les-Villages
Departing from : Saint-Genix-les-Villages (73240)
Latitude : 45.635437 - Longitude : 5.654483

Access from the national road RN 516, downstream from the dam of Champagneux.

Information update on 30/01/2024 by Office de Tourisme Pays du Lac d'Aiguebelette