Balthazar Fishing

Balthazar Fishing offers seasonal guided fishing charters on Lake Geneva. Join Balthazar anytime from mid January through November and enjoy casting lines in one of Europe’s largest lakes. He will show you how to fish these waters in true European fashion for a variety of species, no matter your age or experience!

Step aboard a 22’ Stampfli powered by a 60 HP Yamaha engine. This craft comes equipped with GPS, fishfinder, and all the fishing gear you need. On board you will find downriggers, planer boards, nets, lures, and live bait at the ready. Shimano and Daiwa fishing gear are provided for you. There is room for up to seven passengers on board, and children age three and older are welcome.

While fishing Lake Geneva, you will be able to target Char, Whitefish, Perch, Pike, and Trout. Your guide Balthazar is an experienced angler who knows how to target each of these species using the proper methods. He will guide you to some of the most productive spots, where you can enjoy fishing between sunrise and sunset.

No matter your skill level, Balthazar will help you reel in a catch to remember. Depending on your target species, you will use a variety of techniques such as jigging, spinning, trolling, and bottom fishing. You will also have the opportunity to try your hand at a special technique specific to Lake Geneva, trolling 20 lines with planer boards.

Balthazar Fishing provides a fishing license, soft drinks, and all the gear you need. You are welcome to keep your catch and Balthazar will clean it for you. If you are hoping to bring home a more permanent memento, HD photos and film of your fishing experience can be sent to your e-mail address free of charge.

Come aboard today and let Balthazar turn your fishing trip on Lake Geneva into a great journey!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jan 15 - Nov 30
    During these 4 hours we can reach a great spot for fishing Pike, Whitefish, and Perch.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jan 15 - Nov 30
    On this trip you will be fishing for Pike, Whitefish, and Perch. Four hours is just enough time to get you to the best spot!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jan 15 - Nov 30
    With a full day at your disposal there are plenty of options. Your guide can take you trolling for Trout and Char, as well as Pike. You can also do some bottom fishing for Whitefish.

About the Charter Operator

Balthazar Fishing
Geneva, Switzerland
Response time 5 hours
Member since September 2017
I started private boat charter fishing when I was 16 years old. I've won almost all the fishing competitions around Lake Geneva, the biggest natural lake in western Europe.

About this listing

Targeted species

Brown Trout Brown Trout
Lake Trout Lake Trout
Perch (European) European Perch
Pike (Northern) Northern Pike

Boat specs

Stampfli (Cruiser) originally built in 2011. Powered by a 60HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 15 knots.

22 ft
7 persons

Types of fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing


Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano, Daiwa
Live Bait
Prepared beforehand
Catch cleaning & filleting
Cleaning only
Soft drinks
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
Age 3 and up
You Keep Catch
Crew Keeps Catch
If client does not want their own
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

FAQs about Balthazar Fishing

Balthazar Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • CHF 950 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • CHF 950 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • CHF 1,600 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Balthazar Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Balthazar Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano, Daiwa)
  • Live Bait (Prepared beforehand)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Cleaning only)
  • Drinks (Soft drinks)
  • Fishing License

Balthazar Fishing offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing

Balthazar Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with Balthazar Fishing include:
  • Brown Trout
  • Lake Trout
  • Perch (European)
  • Pike (Northern)
  • Whitefish (Lake)