Since fly fishing rivers are often remote, Rivière du Gouffre’s proximity to urban centres like Québec City and Montréal makes it a rare gem. The gastromony of Baie-Saint-Paul and Charlevoix never ceases to amaze the two co-founders and their guests; wading knee-deep into such an accessible river in a magnificent setting with a rich food culture is truly a one-of-a-kind experience.
A typical day of fishing starts early on Rivière du Gouffre, just a stone’s throw from the town centre. On the river anglers laugh, share fishing know-how and techniques and taste local spirits, such as Menaud Gin. They also meet local artisans like Émile Tremblay, chef at Faux Bergers, who doesn't hesitate to bring his cuisine right to the riverbank.
“After a weekend with us, you go home refreshed, with the feeling that time stood still for a moment. It’s a chance to leave your fast-paced life behind and spend time with other women, far from the daily grind.” - Marie-Ève, co-founder of La pêche est belle
This river-to-table experience really brings people together and helps them connect. It’s pure joy!