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FLY FISHING IN CATALONIA – BARCELONA

Thanks to the High Speed Train and the proximity of the Catalan Pyrenees the angler can enjoy an unforgettable fishing holiday very close to the city of Barcelona.

Catalonia is a region of northern Spain with excellent beaches and holiday resorts by the Mediterranean Sea, historic architecture such as the works of Antoni Gaudí, the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia or Park Güell, spectacular National Parks such as P.N. Aiguastortes and Sant Maurici … And excellent rivers for fly fishing!

Many tourists visiting Spain and Catalonia in particular those unaware that the country of tapas, siesta bulls and the sun are some of the best venues in Europe for fly fishing.

Did you know that only in the Catalan Pyrenees do we have the possibility to fish for 4 different salmonids and a spectacular cyprinid and all this with a dry fly?

This article aims to help you in the organization of your fishing holidays in Catalonia:

Licenses and permits to fish in Catalonia

Fishing in Catalonia requires a fishing license. There are licenses of weekly, annual, 5 years … This document allows you to fish some waters of Catalonia.
In the vast majority of cases, in addition to the fishing license, it is necessary to have a daily fishing permit for certain waters.

The processing of the fishing license and day permit can be done at the following link:
http://web.gencat.cat/es/tramits/tramits-temes/3587_Llicencia-de-pesca-recreativa-de-superficie
It is very important to consult the fishing regulations of Catalonia because there are certain rivers that can not be fished every day of the week and have specific regulations.
Species of interest for fly fishing in Catalonia

Depending on the stretches of river in Catalonia we can enjoy fishing for the following species:

Brown trout of European Central origin.
Mediterranean trout or zebra trout.
Broke trout
Arctic char.
Barbel.
Where to fish – best rivers

The best rivers to fish in Catalonia are in its western part, very close to the limit with the Autonomous Community of Aragon. In the heart of the Pyrenees and next to the National Park of Aiguastortes and Sant Maurici.

Some of those rivers are:

  • Noguera ribagorzana
  • Noguera Pallaresa
  • Mountain lakes of the peripheral zone of protection of the National Park …

 

 

Season
The fishing season varies according to the river sections. Generally:
Opening of the season in the month of March and closes in September or October.
The high mountain opens in the middle of May until the end of September.
There are certain stretches of river where you can fish all year round.

For more information you can consult the fishing regulations in the following link:

http://web.gencat.cat/es/actualitat/detall/20150316_Temporada-de-pesca-de-la-truita-00001

 

Fly fishing holidays in Catalonia – Spain

If you want to enjoy spectacular, family fishing holidays with the maximum guarantees, we recommend hiring a specialized company.

Pyrenees Fly Fishing is a family and professional company that offers the most complete fishing operation in the Catalan Pyrenees.

From one of our operations centers located on the border between Aragón and Catalonia we offer the following fishing packages:
How to get?
Pyrenees Fly Fishing We offer transfer from Lérida train station to our center of operations in Graus. Located less than 1 hour by car.
From Barcelona to Lérida there are numerous AVE high-speed trains that connect these two Catalan cities in around 1h.

Contact
For more information you can call us at 0034653081173 or by email writing to the following address: [email protected]

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