In Catalonia there are several places you can go hunting and fishing, which are located not too far from Barcelona.

Hunting in Catalonia:

One of the best places for hunting in Catalonia is Lleida (Lerida). Lleida is a town located 156 kilometers from Barcelona. In Lleida, there are 4 hunting reserves and 3 controlled hunting areas. There are appreciated species for hunting in Lleida, such as wild boars, rabbits, ducks, partridges, and thrushes.

Some companies that offer the option of organizing a hunting trip in Lleida are: 

In Catalonia is mandatory to obtain a hunting license, that is a non-transferable document obtained after paying a fee, which is reinvested in conservation, reforestation and habitat monitoring. There are two types of  Hunting Licences, the license for the use of firearms, and licensing for hunting without the use of firearms.

Fishing in Catalonia:

For those fishing enthusiasts, in Barcelona and its surroundings it is possible to make fishing trips. There are several companies specializing in such trips: 

Barcelona Jet Ski Pesca (Barcelona): They have several boats ready for fishing at sea. 

Yatch Temple Pesca (Barcelona): They are available for tuna fishing charters and has boats ready for fishing at open sea and coastal fishing. 

Gavamar Náutico Pesca (Gava): organizes fishing trips in different forms, such as: cephalopods, sea trolling, trolling height, among others.

If you want to go fishing, you may be interested in accommodation in apartments in Barcelona  

Hunting and fishing events in Catalonia

One of the most important events related to hunting and fishing to be held in Catalonia is Cinegética: the Fair for Hunting and Fisheries, at the Fira de Girona, which will take place between 13 and 15 May 2011. In 2011, Hunting and fishing items will be displayed on Cinegética 2011, while organizing conferences on current topics of hunting and fishing


  1. James says:

    Do i need a fishing license to fish in the sea near Begur??

  2. Kurt-Jaime says:

    Buenos dias,
    les agradecería que incluyeran mi oferta de pesca en su apartado

    Muchas gracias y un cordial saludo, Kurt-Jaime

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