The gondola lift and restaurants at Lake Oeschinen will be closed from 24.10.2022. Start of the winter season: 23.12.2022

Fishing at Lake Oeschinen

Fishing in mountain lakes is a discipline in itself, but yields great fun. Time of day and 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 (08.00-18.00): CHF 80.00
Half day (08.00-12.00 or 15.00-18.00): CHF 40.00
The boats have fish boxes and anchors.
Arva - Berghaus at 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