Lake Garda is undoubtedly one of the most successful areas in Italy for sports fishing enthusiasts: the lakes and woods in its surroundings are, in fact, among the best in Italy.
However, it is necessary to be in possession of a fishing licence, which for tourists is issued on a provisional basis for three months.
On the Brescia side, it is possible to practice sports fishing at the splendid lakefront of Gardone Riviera, which was so dear to D'Annunzio.
Not to mention Lazise's lakefront on the Veronese shore.
Finally, the Trentino shore, home to pearls of the calibre of Lake Riva del Garda and Torbole. As for the surroundings of Lake Garda, it is impossible not to mention Toblino: a lake rich in marble trout and particularly suitable for sports fishing. Lake Bagattoli at Dro is also worth mentioning.
The most frequently caught fish in Lake Garda is undoubtedly the trout, followed by whitefish, lake sardine, bleak (the 'àola'), eel, tench, chub, perch, to mention only the most sought-after fish.