The fast-flow­ing rivers in the Béarn (Gaves) form an exten­sive water net­work (4,500 km) of which the major­i­ty is ranked as 1st cat­e­go­ry fishing.

The pres­ence of Atlantic salmon, sea trout and wild brown trout is the main trig­ger of sport fish­ing in the area. They also fish shad, pike, large­mouth bass, carp and perch.

The Gave d’Oloron (7km from the camp­site) is the longest salmon riv­er” in France. The annu­al world salmon fish­ing cham­pi­onship takes place in Navar­renx. This is done in two rounds: the first round takes place in May, the sec­ond part in July.

Fish­ing licences are avail­able at the fish­ing shop in Salies de Béarn, the price is around € 30 for 7 days.