Fishing in the Passeiertal Valley
Fishing in the Passeiertal Valley
Fishing, River, Mountain, Summer
The Passeiertal Valley is a true anglers’ paradise, with the scenic Passer River meandering through this fertile valley. The sheer abundance and variety of freshwater fish populating the crystal-clear waters of the river and mountain lakes contribute to making this an authentic fly-fishing paradise. Feel free to relax and pursue your passion amidst the unspoilt nature in the freedom of this idyllic mountain landscape.

Fishing in the Passeiertal Valley is regulated and a local (Italian) fishing permit is required. At a cost of € 40, it can be purchased at the St. Martin/S. Martino and St. Leonhard/S. Leonardo tourist offices. An ID card or passport is required for verification purposes. Permit is valid for 10 years.
Besides the fishing permit, a Freshwater fishing card (day-pass) is also required, depending on the respective fishing zones, as shown below.

Zone C (No Kill) – Barbless flies:
- Zone C extends roughly over a 10 km area, from the Huli dam to the Granstein sill (St. Leonhard – Quellenhof/Sorgente).
- Adults: € 60 – max. 4 catches (rainbow trout over 25 cm)
- Children (to 16): € 30 – max. 4 catches (rainbow trout over 25 cm)
- Day-pass available from: Passerbar inn, St. Martin tourist office, Martinerhof brewery, Pfandleralm bar, St. Leonhard tourist office.
- From 12.02.2023 / until 31.10.2023. Daily: one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset.

Zone A – Baits restricted to those permitted under local regulations:
- Zone A: approx. 6 km long, it extends from the inflow of the Formazonbach torrent to the Fuxensteg bridge near Bergkristall & from the Untersteinerbrücke bridge to Zeppichl (Platt/Plata – Pfelders/Plan).
• Valid pass for zones A/A1
- Adults: € 30.00 – max. 4 catches (rainbow trout over 25 cm)
- Children (to 16): € 15 – max. 4 catches (rainbow trout over 25 cm)
- Pass available from Innerhütt inn, Kresspichlguet farm, Zum Karl Bar, Edelweiss inn
-From 12.02.2023 / until 30.09.2023. Daily: one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset.

Zone A1 – Barbless flies:
- Zone A1 extends for approx. 1 km, from the Fuxensteg bridge near Bergkristall to the Untersteiner-brücke bridge (Pfelders).
•Valid pass for zones A/A1
- Adults: € 30 – max. 4 catches (rainbow trout over 25 cm).
- Children (to 16): € 15 – max. 4 catches (rainbow trout over 25 cm).
- Pass available from Innerhütt inn, Kresspichlguet farm, Zum Karl Bar, Edelweiss inn
- From 01.06.2023 / until 15.10.2023. Daily: one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset.

Mountain lakes – baits restricted to those permitted under local regulations

- Seeber See, Großer Schwarzsee & Kleiner Schwarzsee lakes (in the direction of Timmelsjoch pass, all lakes can only be reached on foot)
- Single price (valid for all lakes): € 22 (+ € 2 deposit)
- max. 4 catches (char over 27 cm).
- Pass available from Hochfirst, Oberglanegg Alm mountain hut, Timmelsalm & Schneeberg refuge
-From 12.02.2023 / until 30.09.2023. Daily: one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset.
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