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Fishing in Wallonia is a real dream - the region simply is enchanting. To do so, you will need a valid permit. It's quite simple: you can apply online and get the document by email.

Where can you fish in Wallonia?

Wallonia counts exceptional fishing locations - lakes, ponds, rivers... Some close to towns, others immersed in nature. Get ready to absolutely amazing sites:  have a look here.

Fishing from a boat on Lake Bütgenbach© WBT - Arnaud Siquet

Where to get a fishing permit in Wallonia

You can order your document directly , in 5 straightforward steps. You will receive the confirmation by email. Alternatively, you can pick up the permit from a Belgian Post office when in Wallonia.

Advantage of the Access-i permit:
Fishermen with a parking card for people with disabilities can get a partial reimbursement.

When can you fish?

There are 4 fishing seasons in Wallonia, for . You will need a valid permit for each.

Maison Wallonie de la Pêche: everything you need to know about fishing in Wallonia

Are you a fishing enthusiast or an expert fisherman? Looking forward to practise or refine your expertise? Need information on:

  • Authorised fishing places and techniques
  • The best locations in the South of Belgium
  • The material needed to start
  • River fishing courses for beginners
  • The new legislation for fishing permits in Wallonia
  • Tips on making fishing simple?

Then contact the Maison Wallonne de la Pêche who will share all the details with you.

Other useful addresses

Fishing and Hunting bureau

Avenue Prince de Liège 15, 5100
Jambes, Belgique
+ 32 81 33 58 50

Fishing department

Avenue Prince de Liège 15, 5100
Jambes, Belgique
+ 32 81 33 59 00

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