Fishing in the alpine lakes

During the summer the alpine lakes are visited by many fishermen. The fishing season in the alpine lakes opens on June 1st and this event attracts hundreds of fishermen. The season ends at the end of September. With the tourist fishing licence you can fish from June 19th. Under the German menu you can find further information.

Please contact the Fishing Department in Bellinzona for detailed requests: Tel. 091 814 2871 – Email:

Prices of the Tourist fishing licence:
2 days: CHF. 60.-, children below 16 years CHF. 20.-
7 days: CHF. 120.- / children below 16 Jahren CHF. 30.-

Sales points:
– Departure station of Ritom Funicular in Piotta,  Tel. 091 868 3154, Tel. 091 868 3151
– Tourist Office in Airolo, Tel. 091 869 1533 and Municipal Office in Quinto Tel. 091 873 8000