Rivière de l'Argence

The Argence

A small river typical of the Aubrac

  • It takes its source in the Aubrac massif.
  • It is classified as a 1st category river for its fish life
  • It has no dams which release sudden amounts of water
  • Length of river
  • Average river width is 6 m (20 feet) and the average depth is 40 cm
  • The river is made up of a succession of currents scattered with large rocky boulders
  • Access is relatively easy via the bridges present on the river
  • Certain banks have thick vegetation but are open and so they do not limit fishing
  • Classed as private property, you must have the owner’s permission to cross their property
  • The density of brown trout on this river is good but the fish are small (+/- 20 cm)
  • Fishing techniques that can be used are float, fly and all types of lure fishing