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Fishing, a sport among many in South Tyrol! South Tyrol is famous not only for its scenery, its excellent cuisine and unspoiled nature! In addition to more traditional sports like hiking, skiing, climbing, you can find sports equally beautiful and popular, such us fisching!

Fishing is practiced by the inhabitants and guests in the lakes and streams of South Tyrol. 2612 streams, rivers and lakes, are classified as public waters in South Tyrol, but only a limited portion of these can be used for fishing.

The waters of South Tyrol are populated mostly by various species of trout. There are many fishermen in South Tyrol, more than 12,000, so it was vital for the province, to establish precise laws that govern the fishing, in order to preserve natural habitats.

In South Tyrol there are many lakes and rivers  where you can fish, like Lake Prags, Rienza river, Durensee and Lake Toblach.

In the province of Bozen, is not enough the fishing license, people must also be in possession of the authorization to fish, which is obtained through the examination of fishing. In order to fish, you need the permits, which often can be purchased on site. For sport fishing in specific lake, you have to pay a fee.

Fishing is a wonderful activity to do alone or with others also of the whole family, it sure is a great way to stay together and spend some happy hours immersed in nature!

Fishing Club Bruneck

In Bruneck, the largest town in Pustertal, there is the Fishing Club Bruneck, founded in 1963. Since 2005 the club  got to rent a ground where you can achieve an artificial pond for fishing. The lake is called Villa del Bosco is located in the industrial area of Bruneck, near St. Lorenzen, it has a water surface of about 2700 square meters.

In addition to the Lake, available to members and fishing enthusiasts, a structure used as a bar and office and a recreation area available to everyone, individuals and associations . If you choose to spend an afternoon of fishing with the whole family, in addition to fish for trout , carp and tench, you and your children will know more about fish species and aquatic insects present in the province.

For more information on activities and fishing competitions organized by the Circle Fishing Brunico, visit their website at:

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