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The Stork reservoir

Ideal for flyfishing learning, every day open, except July and August, where you can fish however the weather, and, it's the icing of the cake, superb fishes, that is the storkeservoir !

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Prise d'une truite arc en ciel au printemps 2004.
Located at 50 km in the north of Strasbourg, in Seltz the stork reservoir is reserved for flyfishing. (see the very detailed map)
Its pure water (it is the ground water of Alsace, the biggest of west Europe), the quality of his fishes, the convenient laying out , combine to bring this place on the top of the flyfishing areas in Alsace. The fishery, of 2.5 ha, is made up of 2 ponds. They go down to a depth of 10 meters . All flyfishing techniques are allowed (dry flies, nymph, streamer, wet flies), with a maximum of 3 flies; barbless hooks only.

The fish you will find in Seltz are mainly trouts: really big rainbow, brown and aguabonitas (the yellows), some chars, an other species like carps, tenchs, roachs, perchs, pikes (big ones). A nice pikeperch has been caught in 1999.


Une grosse truite arc en ciel (55 cm) prise par l'auteur en nymphe, le 6 janvier 2005.

to the precise map of the reservoir in Seltz 67)

to the rules for the saison 2016-2017


the storkreservoir: news of the month

November 2017


Last News: November is mostly a good month to fish the storkreservoir. The streamer is efficient in this cold days, but sometimes you will see the rainbow trouts come to the surface, where you can try them with a light nymph, oer even a dry fly.


My last flyfishing session: On 2017, march the 21. My friend Jean-Marie drive me to the reservoir, after two month I could'nt go out of my house, after an operation of my Achille tendon. The weather was cold and rainy (cf picture 1). jean Marie caught some nice rainbow trouts with wet fly (NTO) and streamer (CRF-1 and SFM-1) (pictures 2 and 3). For me it was much more difficult, as I still suffered a lot from my foot, I could not concentrate on fishing. But I nevertheless had the joy of capturing my first trout of the year, with a streamer (CBO).


Fish immersions: 2017, october the 25, 300 kg of rainbow trouts, (average weight on 1,2 kg), came in the reservoir.


C.B.F. last news:

-The online shop is open !

- The selection for the autumn and my selection of essentials flies are available.

the storckreservoir und the rain Fishing under the rainJean Mrie brings a nice rainboxw  on the netLars, with a nice brown trout of 65 cm, which was released!