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List of the water bodies where you can fish with certain area tickets

 

WATER AREA CODES (víztérkód): The water area code of Lake Balaton and its whole water system is: 14-002-2-1. The only exception is the Kis-Balaton (Small Balaton), its code is: 20-019-2-1.

 

1.      Coastal area ticket: On Lake Balaton, you are allowed to fish up to 1500 m distance from the bank or from a watercraft without a registration number. This type of ticket does not entitle you for the carry in/drop the rig angling method.

2.      General area ticket: Empowers you to fish on the entire stretch of Lake Balatonfrom vessels classified by navigation regulations as recreational crafts or from a vessel belonging to a higher category (with a registration number) and for the carry in/drop the rig angling method, following the regulations regarding the method. These regulations are covered in a separate chapter and can be found on the annex of the mentioned tickets and on our website (http://balatonihal.hu/en/Fishing/Regulation/behuzoshorgaszat).

 

 

Both types of area tickets are valid for the following stretches of the influent waters, from the inflow to Lake Balaton:

 

·         On the “Kis-Balaton” on the „I. számú déli tározó” (southern reservoir No. 1) from 04 to 24 h, from the bank between the water and the southern roadside of the road between “Zalavár and Zalaszabar”; from the western side of the bridge, from the “Babos-sziget” and from the “Kányavári-sziget”.

·         On the “Nyugati-övcsatorna” (Western belt channel) from the inflow to “Lake Balaton” to the the mouth of the “Határkülvíz-csatorna” a.k.a. “Csömendi-árok”, and on the “Sári belvíz-csatorna” and the “Cigány-belvíz-csatorna” from the service road to “Somogyszentpál” to the “Nyugati-övcsatorna”.

·         On the “river “Zala” to the railway bridge in “Fenékpuszta”,

·         On the “Hévíz channel” from the inflow to “Lake Balaton” to the downstream segment of 50 m distance from the lock of the “Hévízi-lake”,

·         On the “Páhoki csatorna” from the inflow to “Lake Balaton” to the “Hévíz channel”,

·         On the “Egyesített övcsatorna” from the “Bárkázó híd” bridge to the mouth of the “Gyöngyös stream”,

·         On the “Fenyvesi-nyomócsatorna” to the pump house,

·         On the “Keleti-Bozót-csatorna” to the bridge on the road between “Lengyeltóti” and “Buzsák”,

·         On the “Jamai-patak” to the drainage lock of the “Bugaszegi-lake”,

·         On the “Tetves-patak” to the drainage sluices of the Balatonlelle fishery ponds,

·         On the “Kismetszés” to the highroad No. 70,

·         On the “Nagymetszés” to the wooden bridge in Szólád,

·         On the streams “Lesence, Kétöles, Tapolca, Egervíz” and “Burnót” and on the “Egermalom-csatorna” to the highroad No. 71,

·         On the “Határkülvíz-csatorna” a.k.a. “Csömendi-árok”, from the mouth to the “Nyugati-övcsatorna” to the bridge on the road between Nikla and Csömend. You may not fish on the stretch of the channel which is going through the Fehérvízi-láp nature reserve, because it is a restricted area.

 

3.      The carry in/drop the rig 72 hours area ticket and weekly ticket empowers you for the carry in/drop the rig angling method on Lake Balaton, from the bank or from platforms standing in the water, by following the regulations regarding the method, covered in a separate chapter.

 

The 24 hours and 72 hours additional daily general ticket empowers you to fish on the total surface of Lake Balaton from vessels classified by navigation regulations as recreational crafts or from a vessel belonging to a higher category (with a registration number) but it can be purchased exclusively while owning a coastal area ticket!  These types of tickets do not empower you for carry in/drop the rig angling!

 

 

 

4.      The annual area ticket for the Kis-Balaton, Nyugati-övcsatorna and Keleti-Bozót-csatorna is valid exclusively for the following water bodies:

·         On the “Nyugati-övcsatorna” (Western belt channel) from the bridge on highroad No. 7 to the the mouth of the “Határkülvíz-csatorna” a.k.a. “Csömendi-árok”, and on the “Sári belvíz-csatorna” and the “Cigány-belvíz-csatorna” from the service road to “Somogyszentpál” to the “Nyugati-övcsatorna”.

 

 

·         On the “Határkülvíz-csatorna” a.k.a. “Csömendi-árok”, from the mouth to the “Nyugati-övcsatorna” to the bridge on the road between Nikla and Csömend.

 

 

·         On the “Kis-Balaton on the „I. számú déli tározó” (southern reservoir No. 1) from 04 to 24 h, from the bank between the water and the southern roadside of the road between “Zalavár and Zalaszabar”; from the western side of the bridge, from the Babos-sziget and from the Kányavári-sziget.

 

·         On the “Keleti-Bozót-csatorna” to the bridge on the road between Lengyeltóti and Buzsák.

 

 

Other important area restrictions:

 

·         Angling from the bank or from a platform is prohibited on Lake Balaton from the eastern end of the beach in Örvényes towards Tihany to the western end of the beach section of Tihanyi Yacht Club, except for the stone piers of the MOHOSZ.

·         It is prohibited to fish from the bank between the water and the northern roadside of the road between Zalavár and Zalaszabar, eastwards from the bridge and from the bridge and from the bridge on the Kányavári-sziget.

·         Fishing from the boat and ice fishing, feeding the fish and the birds is prohibited on the Kis-Balaton.

·         While approaching the fishing location on Lake Balaton and the Kis-Balaton the reeds must not suffer any damage!

·         The area ticket serves as entrance card as well for those parts of the Kis-Balaton, where angling is allowed!