Good fishing! Who will catch the biggest fish?

Fly fishing and spin fishing

Enjoy fishing fun on 130 km of fishing rivers, at 8 crystal clear mountain lakes just 20 minutes by car from Saalbach-Hinterglemm, and at the 4.55 km² large Lake Zell.

The district capital of Pinzgau, Zell am See, is situated at an altitude of approx. 800 m and is definitely worth a visit or stroll through the town. 

Fishing licences

Get your fishing licence for Lake Zell at the Sportshop Neuwirt or at the Blaue Lagune or Bellevue restaurants. Licences for the Bräurup fishing area are available at the Bräurup Fishing Tackle Shop in Mittersill. The daily price depends on the waters.

You can find all the fishing equipment you need as well as excellent advice in the area’s fishing tackle shops. Licences are available without pre-registration (prices depend on waters).

Fishing in Saalbach-Hinterglemm: Good fishing nearby

"Bräurup" fly fishing school: The "Bräurup" fly fishing school offers lessons for beginners from mid-May until October:

  • The Gassner family, also known as the "Bräurup" family, own what is considered to be one of the largest private fishing areas in Austria. They offer all fishing enthusiasts an almost endless fishing area to explore with the help of top fishing guides.
  • Your guide will also give you plenty of great tips and share "insider knowledge" with you. Perhaps you’ll make the best catch of your life! The following special courses are provided upon request: Belly boat fishing, still water fishing, Alpine stream fishing, etc.