The municipality of Bütgenbach in the Eifel-Ardennes region is ideally suited for fishing. Fishing enthusiasts will find ideal conditions for their hobby here, be it at the lake, at the riverside of the Warche, the Holzwarche or in the fishing ponds. Thanks to the exceptional richness of the water and the high water quality, many species of fish such as carp, pike, zander, char, chub and trout feel at home here.
To fish in the lake of Bütgenbach or in one of its rivers (Warche, Holzwarche) you need 2 fishing licenses. Do you want to fish from a boat, then you need a supplementary license (boat license).
NO-KILL fishing allowed from 1/12 to 31/12
The fishing license is to be obtained online: Your fishing license for Wallonia. Your license is immediately available at the end of the process. Download it and print it to fish without waiting or show it on your smartphone when you’re at the Tourist Info Office to buy the local license.
Local licenses can be bought at the Tourist Office of Bütgenbach.
They can also be bought on line: https://cartedepeche.be (count with a delivery period of 5 days)
To fish from a boat you need:
Discover the 2 private ponds where you can fish without license:
An der Janskaul 20
T: +32 80 44 51 28
From 12 persons by reservation.
T: +32 470 39 63 54
Fishing for everyone on Sundays, for groups on request.