Did you know that Passage du Gois is one of the best spots in the north-west of the Vendée for shore fishing? Cockles, clams, razor clams and prawns - the choice is yours on the foreshore!
With the tides to guide you, fishing on foot is like treasure hunting in the great outdoors. It's a free and easy way to enjoy time together as a family, alone or with friends... and a tasty meal too!
While fishing on foot is a relaxing and leisurely activity, it's important not to overlook the rules and to be as well-equipped as possible. Boots, a basket and the right accessories: landing net, clam knife, claw, soup spoon... these are the essentials.
A few rules to follow...
For fishermen : Fishing on foot is an unforgettable experience, and to get the most out of it, it's a good idea to follow a few rules to make things as comfortable as possible:
- Make sure you wear closed shoes, as the shells may look harmless, but they're not!
- For your own safety, take a mobile phone with you so you know the time and, in the worst case, can call for help! Don't forget that the Passage du Gois is a submersible road!
For the ecosystem The coastline is a fragile environment, so it's important to do all we can to preserve it!
- It is advisable to collect shellfish by hand to preserve the coastline.
- As in all public places, do not leave litter on the fishing spot.