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Director’s order

The regulations of amateur fishing 

Fishing licenses

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Director’s order

  

Director’s order no. 3/2006

Wigry National Park

December 18, 2006

Concerning fishing and fishing fees in selected water bodies in Wigry National Park


  

  

Concerning fishing and fishing fees in selected water bodies in Wigry National Park


On the basis of article 102 of Nature Conservation Act from April 16, 2004 I order what follows:

§ 1
1. I define the rules of fishing determined in the regulations of amateur fishing in selected water bodies of Wigry National Park constituting the appendix 1.

2. I define fees for amateur fishing in selected water bodies of Wigry National Park according to price list in the appendix 2.

§ 2
The order becomes legally valid 01.01.2007

§ 3
The director’s order no 9/2005 from December 2, 2005 concerning the fishing rules and fees is no longer effective.

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The regulations of amateur fishing 

  

The regulations of amateur fishing 

fishing in selected water bodies of Wigry National Park

(Appendix no. 1 to Director’s order no. 3/2006 from December 18, 2006)

  

  

1. Fishing is allowed on lakes: Wigry, Pierty, Leszczewek, Omułówek, Czarne near Bryzgiel, Czarne near Gawrych Ruda, Mulaczysko, and Czarna Hańcza river, within the park’s borders, between the villages of Czerwony Folwark and Studziany Las, on the basis of bought license.
2. Fishing fee is waived for young people under 14, who can fish within their own fishery and day limit, but only under supervision of a person who has paid the fishing fee.
3. Fishing is allowed only during daytime, that is from sunrise to sunset according to calendar.
4. Fishing from boat or from shore is allowed only with two regular fishing rods or a spinning rod on terms determined in point 7 of those regulations. During winter ice fishing is allowed only with one fishing rod.
5. Fishing with the use of a living fish as a bait is forbidden all year long.
6. Fishing European catfish, common whitefish, lake trout and brown trout is forbidden.
7. Fishing pike and spinning is allowed only on lakes Wigry and Pierty from July 1 to August 31. On other water bodies fishing pike and spinning is forbidden.
8. Using any fish attractants is forbidden, possession of any attractants during fishing is treated as violating the regulations.
9. On lakes available for fishing, angling from shore is allowed only in places with no growing reeds.
10. On lake Wigry angling from shore and 20 meter-wide water bordering area is forbidden (in places with reeds and surface water plants the area excluded from fishing starts from the border of water plants toward the middle of the lake) as well as on a stretch from estuary of Czarna Hańcza in the Hańczańska bay to the Łysocha peninsula. The part of shoreline excluded from fishing is marked on a map constituting an appendix to this regulation. The ban does not concern angling from land.
11. Angling from boats on available lakes is allowed from June 1 to October 31 only from boats registered according to current regulations.
12. Mooring can take place only in existing mooring places, and shores of available lakes not covered by water plants. The part of the shoreline where mooring is allowed is marked on a map constituting an appendix to this regulation.
13. During angling from boats one must stay away from reeds.
14. On lake Wigry during the period from melting of ice cover to June 15 angling from shore and 20 meter-wide water bordering area is forbidden (in places with reeds and surface water plants the area excluded from fishing starts from the border of water plants toward the middle of the lake) as well as around the islands: Ordów, Ostrów, Krowa and along the southern shore up to the promontory in Zakąty village. The ban includes also Brzozowe islands and Kamień island.
15. Fishing on Czarna Hańcza river is allowed below lake Wigry within the borders of the park. On a stretch from Wysoki Most to the park’s border in Studziany Las only using fly lure and plant lures is allowed.
16. Minimal sizes of fish:
•    roach – 15 cm
•    perch – 15 cm.
•    bream – 25 cm.
•    pike– 55 cm.
•    other species according to regulations of amateur fishing of Polski Związek Wędkarski - Warszawa 2003.
17. Quantity limits:
•    pike – 2 fish per day
•    bream – 10 fish
•    other species according to regulations of amateur fishing of Polski Związek Wędkarski - Warszawa 2003.
18. Other issues concerning fishing in Wigry National Park not stated in those regulations are determined by regulations of amateur fishing of Polski Związek Wędkarski - Warszawa 2003
19. In the case of losing a license duplicated are not given.
20. Violation of the above regulations results in loss of license without compensation and sanctions determined by the Inland Fishing Act.

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Fishing licenses

  

Prices of fishing licenses
compulsory on selected water bodies in Wigry National Park


  

All year license:

Fishing from shore and ice - 180 zł.
Fishing from ice - 95 zł
Fishing from shore, ice and boat - 215 zł.

Temporary licenses:

One day:
Fishing from shore- 9 zł.
Fishing from boat - 10 zł. (01.06 to 31.10).
Fishing from ice- 10 zł.

One week:
Fishing from shore - 26 zł.
Fishing from boat -31 zł. (01.06 to 31.10).
Fishing from ice- 31 zł.

Two weeks:
Fishing from shore- 40 zł.
Fishing from boat - 48 zł. (01.06 to 31.10).
Fishing from ice- 48 zł.

One month:
Fishing from shore- 60 zł.
Fishing from boat – 78 zł. (01.06 to 31.10).
Fishing from ice - 78 zł.


Half year:

Fishing from shore and ice - 110 zł.

Fishing from shore, ice and boat - 130 zł.

  

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Places where you can buy fishing licenses

  

Places where you can buy fishing licenses:

  

Augustów
1 Bogusław Czech, ul. Wojska Polskiego 55
2 Jerzy Wasilewski, ul. Kopernika 3
3 Fishing shop, ul. Mostowa 24
4 Shop „Stynka”, ul. Mostowa 12
  

Bryzgiel
5 Bar „Marco”, Bryzgiel 19
6 Camping site „Jastrzęby" w Zakątach
7 Leśniczówka WPN (forester's lodge), Bryzgiel 3

  
Krzywe
8 National Park’s headquarters, accounting department , Krzywe 82
9 Car park near the park’s headquarters, Krzywe 82

  
Maćkowa Ruda
10 Shop „Modny Drobiazg”, Maćkowa Ruda 42A
  

Raczki
11 Andrzej Bączyk, ul. Cmentarna 7
 
Stary Folwark
12 Shop “Kormoran”, Stary Folwark 2A
  

Suwałki
13 Shop „Kormoran”, ul. Sejneńska 6/2
14 Shop „Stynka", ul. 1 Maja 1/2
15 Shop „Rybka”, ul. Andersa 9A
16 PPHU „REMAS”, ul. Krótka 4
17 Shop "Szczupak", ul. Minkiewicza 28
18 Shop "Barakuda" Juchniewicz Dariusz, ul. Noniewicza 42 (Arkadia) tel. 668175747

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