in 1981 as a freshwater reservoir to supply the North
Finistere area, lac du Drennec is a 110 ha ,
8,5 millions cubic meter stillwater, with a 20m maximum depth
and a 10 km bank.
It is one of the best trout water in Brittany and in France . The
lake is managed by the Elorn AAPPMA ( Fishing Club open to all)
can fish with lures, bait or flies for rainbow and brown
Brown trout:are only
from the local wild stock spawning in
the streams feeding the lake.
Rainbow: they are bred
and raised in the local fish farm located below the dam. Per
year about 8000 rainbow (up to 2kg) are stocked in the lake.
Plus a good stock of minnows, roaches, no pike or perch
You can freely fish in the lake
if you are a member of the l'AAPPMA de l'Elorn . Fishing is open
every day from mid-March to mid-September (Mid october
Size limit is 30cm
, one can keep 4 fish/day and 50 per year.
If you are not a Member you can buy a fishing
permit: (But you must be a member of a French AAPPMA)
- Daily: 10 €
- Weekly 25€
- Monthly : 35€
- Holiday Pass: 51€
| Lac du Drennec
is located in the Finistere North at 25km from Brest
more information see the web site l'AAPPMA de
l'Elorn ( in French)
and by phone: (33)-2 98
68 85 08