Go for the big catch

Fishing in Galtür – tight lines!

While in the Stone Age, it was a necessary means to procure food, today’s amateur fishermen mostly cast their hook as a relaxing pastime. After all, fishing is a great way to be at one with nature and find some inner peace.   

Treat yourself to a peaceful getaway from everyday life and explore the best fishing spots of Galtür and the surrounding region. Enjoy crystal-clear water and splendid mountain views – fishing doesn’t get any better than this!

Fishing ponds and 26 kilometres of running water

Fishing at 1,500 to 2,000 metres above sea level, surrounded by pure mountain water and breathtaking mountain views … The fishing spots in and around Galtür and the Zeinisjoch offer perfect conditions for your next big catch! The fish are of the highest quality and taste just like heaven. What more could you want from a day of blissful fishing?

The fishery of Galtür offers plenty of great fishing experiences, from children’s fishing to group fishing in lakes and streams.

Fishing in the Kops and Silvretta reservoirs

With its many rainbow and brook trouts, Lake Silvrettasee is another great fishing spot. What’s more, the lake is a perfect base for relaxed family hikes. Soak up the picturesque atmosphere and enjoy the most breathtaking mountain views!

Majestic Lake Kopssee is a hidden gem for fishermen. All you need to cast your hook there is a valid fishing license.

Our tip: The reservoirs are easy to reach by public transport directly from Galtür!

At a glance:

Fishing spots and regulations

Season:  early June to mid of October

Hotel Sabine, Phone.: +43 5443 8481

Gasthof Zeinisjoch, Phone.: +43 5443 8233

Daily rate:  € 30 (early June to mid of October
Bag limit:  4
Banned bait:  all live bait except worms and maggots (pond), no barbs
Additional information:  angling accessories available at Hotel Sabine, only fly-fishing on the Trisanna 
Season:  June 10 to October 31

Illwerke toll gate, Phone: +43 5443 8481

Daily rate:  € 25 
Bag limit:  6 per day and license 
Banned bait:  all live bait, live bait fish, corn and gold bait, barbs, except artificial flies

Day licenses for fishing in the Vermut, Silvretta and Kopssee reservoirs are available at the toll gates of the Silvretta High-Alpine Road. Minimum age: 18 years. Children aged 12 to 18 must be supervised by an adult when fishing in the reservoirs.