The Hossegor Lake & Canal are tidal........ A natural salt water lake
The Salt Lake and the Canal
The canal in Capbreton
The canal in Hossegor
FRESH WATER & COARSE FISHING
In the rivers
, you can fish for 'goujons', 'ablettes', 'gardons', carp, pike and eels, trout and silures, and for the more experienced anglers,
there are also the migrant species like 'alose', 'lamproie', salmon' and mulets in season.
Night fishing for carp and fly fishing are authorized at certain times every year.On the lakes
, you can fish for perch, tench, pike, black-bass, 'sandre'.
Fishing permits are required at all times and can be bought for just a day.
SEA FISHING FROM THE SHORE
Surf-casting is practiced all along the coast, depending on the tides and swell, as well as fishing for sole, 'daurade', turbot and bar from the rocks and harbour walls.
Permits are not needed for fishing in the sea, but it is absolutely forbidden to sell anything you catch.
Fishing in the Hossegor canal
The port in Capbreton
The Boudigau river, Capbreton Centre, towards Labenne