Fishing in Carinthia
The lakes and rivers in Carinthia are a fishing paradise
In a country like Austria, where there is an abundance of water and high environmental awareness, fish develop in a magnificent way. The province of Carinthia is a fishing paradise with countless clear lakes and rivers. Lake Millstatt, right by our hotel, is home to numerous fish, especially whitefish. There are excellent opportunities for fishing in the local area and you can also enjoy fantastic tips from your hosts, the Aniwanter family, who have their own whitefish fishery.
If you want to discover even more tranquil and natural fishing spots in the area, there are also wonderful places to fish on the nearby Drava and Lieser rivers.
The diverse fish population in Lake Millstatt
Lake Millstatt is renowned among people in the know for its large population of whitefish. Whitefish belong to the salmon family and are characterised by particularly tender and healthy meat. The lake's clear waters are also home to lake trout, perch, pike, carp, tench, wels catfish, zander, char and many other species of fish.
The Aniwanter family catches fresh fish from the lake every day for you to enjoy at the hotel restaurant. You can also have your own catch prepared and transformed into a delicious meal at the hotel.
Conditions for fishing in Carinthia
You need a fishery permit to fish in the Hotel am See****Die Forelle fishing waters. We can order the permit for you at reception and you can pick it up from the Fishing Association office in Millstatt. Then let the fishing fun begin!
For other fishing areas, conditions set by the respective leaseholder apply. We are happy to provide more information on arrival.
Fly fishing in Carinthia
It is also possible to enjoy fly fishing in the fishing waters in Carinthia and the rivers are a great place to cast your fly rod. If you would like to learn fly fishing, you can get in touch with a local expert on arrival.
Fishing holidays on a lake in Austria
Whether you want to fish in flowing or still waters, Carinthia's clean rivers and lakes with their abundance of fish are the perfect place for you. So pack your fishing gear and look forward to a relaxing holiday on Lake Millstatt. Send us an enquiry and our team will get straight back to you with more information.