Please note the official fire ban in the forest and near the forest (50m).


Fishing with a view

Fishing in the picturesque, tranquil surroundings of Lake Oeschinen is an unforgettable adventure. Patience and practice make perfect. Fishing in mountain lakes is a discipline in itself. The time of day and the weather have a great influence on the chances of success.

Fishing patents

Daily and weekly permits can be obtained directly from the restaurants on Oeschinensee. Fishing items such as maggots, worms, hooks, fishing rods or ice drills are not sold or rented at the lake. You should bring these yourself. The following applies to fishing in Lake Oeschinen Bernese cantonal fishing law for mountain lakes.

Prices patents

Adults: CHF 32.00
Children up to 16 years: CHF 20.00
Youth 17 to 25 years: 26.00
Two fishing rods are allowed per person.

Fishing boat rental

Full day: CHF 75.00 (during daylight)
Half day: CHF 40.00 (until 12 o'clock or from 15 o'clock)
The boats have fish boxes and anchors.
Arva - Berghaus on Lake Oeschinen:
Tel. +41 33 675 11 66


Fisheries Inspectorate, Office for Agriculture and Nature
Schwand 17,
3110 Münsingen, Tel. +41 31 636 14 80