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Rules for fishing in Sommen and other waters for members.
Sjön Sommen - Current regulations for fishing license holders fr. on 2015-01-01.
Fishing may not be conducted closer than 50 meters from the jetty or built-up plot unless a special permit has been obtained from the owner. Fishing must not take place in such proximity to exposed nets or gear so that these are damaged. Fishing licenses entitle to fishing in Lake Sommen in accordance with current regulations with only hand gear fishing such as angling, pimping, throwing rod, fly rod and haul. Maximum two tools (ropes or baits) per card alt. for trailer fishing for a boat a maximum of 4 fishing baits per boat for 2 people or more with a fishing license via a connected fishing club. Rod caravan is allowed. Fishing must not take place in such proximity to exposed nets or gear so that these are damaged. Trolling fishing license also allows the right to trolling fishing with deep rigging alt. spöparavan. A maximum of six fishing lures may be used per boat at the same time. Surface fishing, plumb fishing and surface trolling with planerboards are not permitted. Participants on a boat engaged in trolling fishing must have a person with a valid trolling fishing license, other valid fishing licenses. We recommend: Single hook when trolling to be able to minimize damage to re-released fish. Fishing license holders must respect and be informed about closed seasons and protected areas for char and trout as well as bird protection within Sommen's water area. The fishing license or control number must always be carried on the fishing trip and can be presented at the request of the police, fishing supervisor or water rights holder. When checking fishing licenses, the gear shall be taken up in order to facilitate control. Fishing license is personal but also applies to family members up to 20 years of age. If he is not present in the parent's presence, identification and the parent's fishing license must be presented upon summons. Young people up to the age of 15 fish without a fishing license, but with the same regulations that apply to the lake.
Catching of char and lake trout is prohibited from 16 September to 31 December throughout the lake. Anyone who catches any fish of these species during the closed season must release the fish again. See recommendation below. Directed fishing for these species is prohibited during this period. During this time, all fishing is prohibited within the four protected areas 1 - 4. The following minimum dimensions for catch apply, Pike: 40 cm, Lake trout: 60 cm, Perch: 40 cm, Char: 60 cm, ÅI: 60 cm. Caught char and lake trout that are not to be kept or that are below the applicable minimum dimensions should be swamped for a few minutes in a tub or similar before returning .
Prohibited fishing method - Directed vertical fishing with the help of sonar is only allowed in Sommen's western brook (Sommenfjärden, Boxholmsfjärden, Tranåssjön and Torpafjärden) with restriction Torpöbron in the south and Färjeläget in the north. When fishing, no hook gear may be used that is adapted to catch the fish. The regulations do not constitute an obstacle to using a hook to salvage fish caught with other gear.
Catch limit - Maximum one salmon-like fish per fishing license and day. Other species no restriction. Inspection fee - Sommens Fiskevårdsområde will charge an inspection fee of SEK 2,500 for violations of the above provisions.
By redeeming membership cards / fishing licenses in one of the affiliated fishing clubs around Lake Sommen, you actively contribute to the care of the lake and its fish stocks. With your behavior in nature and on the lake's clean water, you decide for yourself how pleasant the environment should be. Keep nature clean. Be careful with ELD. Do not start a fire on Sommen's beautiful cliffs. Check out Sommens FvO's website for further information and updates.www.sommen.nuWelcome to our unique lake!