Fishing on the Grossarler Ache
Grossarl Valley holds some of the finest fishing waters in the province of Salzburg. The clear mountain water from the Schöder Valley and from the Keeskogel glacier provides an excellent habitat for our domestic fish, which includes a very special rarity: the Alpine salmon, which in the Salzburg province is only found in Lake Ötzlsee.he head of the
Anglers in the Grossarl Valley enjoy calm river stretches, large ponds, rapids, undercuts and gravel bars amidst lush meadows and pastures. The Grossarl Valley and its unique valley head in Hüttschlag are a rich seam for fishermen and anglers. Crystal clear waters, an unspoilt natural environment and excellent fish stocks invite you to try your skills.
Lake Ötzlsee has a surface area of 2 hectares, and is only accessible on foot. The fisheries stretch along the Grossarler Ache River is 17km long. The local fish stock is made up of river trout, brook trout, Arctic char, brown trout and the occasional grayling as well as Alpine salmon. Fishing permits for both areas are available to guest pass holders from the Grossarl Valley tourist office.
River trout, rainbow trout and brook trout swim in the Hoamalm’s fish pond. Bring your own rod or borrow one from the Hoamalm for free. Once you’ve caught your fish, ask them to smoke it for you.