Hungary has warm, clean fresh waters. The most common fish are sea bream, carp, catfish, pike and zander. Fishing is very popular here and there are about 400,000 registered fishermen. The most visited fishing areas are the Danube and Tisza rivers, as well as Lake Balaton. Private fishing lakes (ponds) are also very popular, and sections of rivers in the north of Hungary are suitable for fly fishing. There are also many other rivers and lakes suitable for fishing.
In Budapest, fishing is allowed in some parts of the Danube River and on 13 lakes in and around Budapest.
The water area of the country measures about 130,000 ha, of which 70,000 ha is used by fishermen and fisheries organizations and 30,000 ha by fishermen alone.
A wide range of water areas is protected by the environment, but this does not limit fishing activities.
In Hungary, fishing is regulated by law.
The fishing license (state fishing license) is valid for one year and is sold by the government.
License for territorial waters are issued by a license holder who has fishing opportunities for a specific water area. It can be, for example, a fishing association, a company, an individual or a government.
Private water areas
Fishing on private aquaculture does not apply any state regulations. No state fishing ticket required. However, the regulations of the owner or operator apply.
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