Whitefish fishing on Lake Millstätter See, on your own or with your hosts
At the Seeglück Hotel Forelle, you are staying at a superb fishing lake that is home to a wide range of species. Top water quality and a particularly high density of “Renken”, a type of whitefish, make Lake Millstätter See a popular place for casting a line or net. Pack up your fishing gear and try your luck in Carinthia – chances are that your fishing trip will be successful! And even if you don’t want to catch your own fish, you will definitely enjoy tasting the catch of the day that we put on your plate straight from our very own fishery.
Fishing at Lake Millstätter See
Senior manager Mathias and junior manager Stefanie Aniwanter both love fishing with a passion. Watch them work their magic on a fishing trip, and if you feel like trying out your luck or if you are experienced at fishing, set out on your own! Your hosts will be happy to share tips regarding the best time of day and the best spots.
Please note that you will need a permit for fishing in Lake Millstätter See. You can order the permit at reception and then collect it in the Tourism Office in Millstatt am See.
Lake Millstätter See is the habitat for a great number of species
Fish are quite obviously happy in the crystal-clear waters of Lake Millstätter See. The lake harbours a particularly large variety of species, making it a popular meeting point for hobby fishermen casting lines or nets. “Reinanken”, a local whitefish variety, are particularly abundant here, in addition to lake trout, char, perch, catfish, perch, tench and many other. If you are patient and lucky enough, you may even catch a pike!
Catch of the day:
whitefish from Lake Millstätter See
Early in the morning, when our guests are still fast asleep, we are already out on the lake to catch our fish. We have our own fishing area in Lake Millstätter See where we catch the whitefish that is then served for dinner in the most delicious creations. Enjoy fresh fish from one of Carinthia’s most delightful lakes during your holiday, whenever you feel like it. We are also happy to prepare your own catch according to your wishes.