Rules of sport fishing and staying on the carp fishery Green Lakes „Land of Commons“

Respect the Venue and its surroundings:

  • Fishing is exclusively on “Catch and Release” basis only! No fish are to be taken away from the lake or out of your swim. An attempt to remove any fish away from the swim will be treated as theft.
  • The access roads to the lake are closed by 3 lockable barriers. Arrival and departure from the lake is normally possible within the designated hours between the hours of 11:00 and 13:00. The barriers are kept locked.
  • The rotation of fishing swims is carried out daily between 11:00 am and 13:00 pm. The checking out angler must leave the swim no later than 11:00 am on their last day. The checking in angler may enter their swim at the earliest from 13:00 pm.
  • We ask anglers to arrive at the fishery at the earliest 11:00 am and depart no later than 13:00 pm. Please note that prior to 11:00 am and after 13:00 pm the barriers to the fishery will remain closed and locked.
  • After unloading all necessary fishing gear and other equipment from your vehicle, parking is only permitted on marked and designated parking areas.
  • The allocated time for unloading or loading your vehicle is set from 10:00 am to 14:00 pm, the movement of vehicles around the lake at any other time is strictly prohibited.
  • Keeping utility trailers is only permitted on marked and designated parking areas.
  • Touring caravans are prohibited in the all lake area.
  • If anglers want/need to leave the site outside of the designated hours they need to contact the lake bailiff.
  • Any private visits to the angler during his fishing time on the swim are prohibited.
  • Drug and excessive alcohol abuse of any kind while on site is not tolerated.
  • There are 5 fishing swims on the lake, which can be booked for your fishing holiday. According to the maximum occupancy (maximum 6 anglers), anglers can be divided into “single” or “double” swims as follows (see map of the lake for better clarity):
  • Double swim “BEACH” : maximum two anglers
  • Single swim “SAHARA” : maximum one angler
  • Single swim “SEVEN” : maximum one angler
  • Single swim “MAGIC ABYSS” : maximum one angler
  • Single swim “PICASO EDGE” : maximum one angler
  • Double swim can be also booked for single occupancy.
  • Swim ‘BAILIFF’ is private and not to be used.
  • Only one original fishing bivvy in green or camo pattern may be set up at the fishing swim for one angler. Second shelter (in shape of “umbrella”) is also permitted in green or camo pattern.
  • For the convenience of all visitors, 4 mobile toilets are available in the designated marked area. One mobile toilet for female visitors and other mobile toilets are for male visitors. Mobile toilets are clearly marked with a pictogram.
  • Leaving the fishing swims is only allowed after reeling in all fishing rods. It is permitted to leave a “double” swim if one angler stays behind.
  • It is strictly prohibited to tear, cut or otherwise damage the surrounding vegetation. If something is getting in your way, report it to the lake bailiff immediately.
  • Open fire and using portable charcoal grills is strictly prohibited. The use of gas stoves, gas grills and gas canisters is only allowed on the fishing swims.
  • The swimming of visitors and domestic pets in the lake is prohibited. Access to water is permitted (including pets) only in marginal areas of the fishing swims.
  • All waste must be separated in line with the municipal recycling rules as follows:
  • Glass + Plastics
  • General waste (everything else)
  • Each angler will receive two plastic bin bags from the lake bailiff on arrival and is required to separate waste according to the above procedure.
  • Upon completion of fishing, each angler is obliged to carry their bin bags and keep them at the designated marked area (see the lake map).
  • If you require more bin bags, contact the lake bailiff and he will provide you with new ones.
  • If the angler fails to follow the above recycling process, she/he will have to dispose of the waste at his own expense outside the lake area.
  • THROWING CIGARETTE OR ANY OTHER WASTE IN THE LAKE AREA IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
  • WASHING KITCHEN UTENSILS DIRECTLY IN THE LAKES IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED!

Respect other Anglers:

  • We want every angler to feel comfortable and have a pleasant holiday. Please respect the privacy of other anglers and their right for quiet enjoyment of the sport.
  • Fishing is allowed up to a maximum of 3 fishing rods per angler. All 3 fishing rods must be located at their swim area.
  • The guest is expressly forbidden to operate fishing rods.
  • Fishing is allowed exclusively only in marked areas listed on the lake map for each fishing swim.
  • Fishing is allowed exclusively by casting rods only from designated swim area.
  • Any fishing boats or remote controlled bait boats are strictly prohibited.
  • The use of drones and any other flying objects is prohibited in the all lake area.
  • Between the hours of 21.00 pm and 08:00 am noise must be kept to a minimum.
  • No loud music or rowdy behaviour is permitted at all times.
  • Please leave the facilities clean and tidy. If you have any concerns, report it immediately to the lake bailiff.
  • Prior to you leaving, please leave fishing swims clean and tidy.

Respect our Fish:

    • The stock of fish is regularly fed during the calendar year, regardless of the occupancy of anglers. Feeding is provided by the lake bailiff, in predetermined places around the entire lake and near the margins.
    • As a precaution against various infectious diseases, unhooking mats, landing nets and weighing slings are provided by the lake bailiff at each fishing swim and for each angler separately.
    • Predatory Fishing is strictly prohibited.
    • The use of anglers own fishing gear (mentioned above) is strictly forbidden.
    • Each angler receives one unhooking mat, one landing net, one weighing sling, refresh bucket, carp care kit fish treatment, a lake map with all rules and 2 plastic bags to separate the waste you produce.
    • The provided fishing gear must be returned to the lake bailiff in the same condition as it was provided or may incur an extra charge.
    • Fish can be taken from the water exclusively in weighing slings (including a folded landing net with shoulders). It is strictly forbidden to move fish in landing nets. During transportation of fish, ensure that all fins are flat against the fish body. Make sure fins are not damaged. Fish safety is our priority.
    • Before placing the fish on an unhooking mat or in a weighing sling, the fishing gear must be soaked with fresh water from the lake. Do not place the fish on a dry unhooking mat or in a dry weighing sling.
    • Keeping caught fish in weighing slings for longer periods of time is strictly prohibited (only the lake bailiff can give the angler an exception).
    • Caught fish must be watered regularly on the bank by fresh water directly from the lake. It is strictly prohibited to use water that has been prepared or stored in advance (especially in summer and winter months).
    • Any injured areas on the fish’s body (mouth, etc.) must be treated with the provided carp care kit before releasing the fish.
    • Positioning the fish on its belly when the fish is placed on an unhooking mat is strictly prohibited (to prevent damaging the internal organs).
    • Caught fish must be immediately returned to water after being documented. In case of suspected damage to fish or an obvious disease, contact the lake bailiff immediately for guidance.
    • Any fish over 37.00 lbs. (over 17.00 kg) must be documented exclusively in the water. Entry into the water is recommended in waders.
    • If a fish is deep hooked, hold the fish in the water in a landing net and seek help.
    • When moving the fish, NEVER carry the fish unsupported even for short distances.
    • When photographing fish, support the fish over a large unhooking mat, kneel and never stand up with fish.
    • When returning fish after capture, please support the fish in the water giving it plenty of time to recover before releasing.
    • The illustrative and required manipulation of all catches can be seen in following video presentation.

    Warning notice for anglers and other visitors:

    • The lake bailiff has the right to inspect the fishing gear, rigs and baits at any time.
    • If angler breaks the rules, they risk immediate removal from the fishery without a refund. They won’t be welcome back.
    • If an angler is caught stealing fish, they will be facing prosecution.
    • Any suspicious or inappropriate behaviour must be reported to the lake bailiff.
    • Sport fishing and staying on a private lake are at the risk and responsibility of the holder of the fishing permit (including their visitors and domestic animals).
    • The management does not except any liability for loss or damage to property.

    Allowed fishing gear, rigs and baits:

      • Only ORIGINAL BARBLESS hooks are allowed at a minimum SIZE 4.
      • Only one hooklink with one single hook is allowed on one fishing rod.
      • Forbidden types of hooks: Cranked, Longshank Nailer (“banana” types) and Hayabusa M1.
      • It is required to use the “mainline” with a minimum thickness of 0.35 mm. We highly recommend the use of the “mainline” with a minimum thickness of 0.40 mm.
      • Use of any fishing braids with the exception of special original leaders and leadcore leaders up to 1.0 m length is strictly forbidden.
      • It is forbidden to use any shock leaders made from fishing braid or “main line”.
      • Fishing braids are permitted ONLY on the marker and spod fishing rod set up.
      • For each rig presentation, it is necessary to ensure that lead is released if the “main line” breaks. Fish safety is our priority.
      • In the fishing swim “Picaso Edge”, is required to use “DROP OFF” systems that help release the lead immediately after the bite (“side” systems, “end” systems or “inline” drop-off systems are allowed).
      • The use of “IN LINE” leads is limited to use directly on the mainline. For “in line” leads is It is strictly prohibited to use “in line” leads with special original leaders and leadcore leaders up to 1.0 m length, because the lead will not be released in the event of a break of the mainline. The only exception is the use of “DROP OFF” “in line” systems, in which the lead will always drop off the set up after the bite. With such a fishing set up, it is possible to use special original leaders and leadcore leaders up to 1.0 m length.
      • The use of the zig-rig fishing method is forbidden through the all lake. Zig-rig fishing method is considered to have a hooklink of more than 0.50 m length.
      • It is strictly prohibited to use tiger nuts as free bait!
      • The use of tiger nuts as a hookbait is permitted.
      • The amount of loose feed used per one fishing day and per one angler is limited to maximum 3.0 kg if the long-term water temperature of the upper layers of the water column in the lakes does not rise above 12 degrees Celsius or if the long-term water temperature of the upper water layers in the lakes falls below 12 degrees Celsius. The water temperature will be reported by the lake bailiff to each angler on arrival or it is possible to inquire about this information by phone or email (if necessary) before your arrival.
      • Any fishing in the area “Bay under the Willows” is strictly forbidden. The bay serves as a resting area for fish.