Fishing at the mountain lake

You can fish in the picturesque and quiet surroundings of Lake Oeschinen both summer and winter.

Patience & practice make perfect. Fishing in mountain lakes is an art onto itself. Time of day and weather have a great impact on your chances for success. Try your luck; a fishing license can be bought directly on site.

ishing Licenses

Licenses for a day or week can be purchased directly at the restaurants at Lake Oeschinen. Fishing supplies such as maggots, worms, hooks, rods, or ice augers are not for sale or rent at the lake. You need to bring these with you. Fishing at Lake Oeschinen is regulated by the Bernese Cantonal Fishing Law for mountain lakes.

License Fees

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

Fishing Boat Rental

Full day: CHF 71.00 (daylight hours)
Half day: CHF 37.00 (until 12:00 pm or after 3:00 pm)
The boats have livewells and anchors.
Berghaus am Oeschinensee: Tel. +41 33 675 11 66


Fischereiinspektorat, Amt für Landwirtschaft und Natur (Fishing Inspectorate, Dept. for Agricultrue & Nature), Schwand 17, 3110 Münsingen, Tel. +41 31 636 14 80