Fly-fishing in the Gailtal valley
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Fly-fishing in the Gailtal valley

The Gail river boasts a great variety of fish, ranging from grayling to trout and Danube salmon, and a total of 40 kilometres of fly-fishing areas.

Please keep in mind: Fly-fishing is only allowed with a maximum of one bait and with barbless hooks. In addition, a maximum of two rainbow trout can be harvested per day.

“Gailfluss Egg” fishing area:

The fishing area extends from the confluence of Garnitzenbach to Görtschacher Brücke.

Fish species

Fishing period

Minimum size

Prices

Grayling

1 June to 30 September

35 cm

Day ticket € 30,–

Week ticket € 100,–

Rainbow trout

1 May to 30 September

30 cm

Day ticket € 30,–

Week ticket € 100,–

Chub/char

1 May to 30 September

30 cm

Day ticket € 30, –

Week ticket € 100,–

additional fishing permit

 

 

€ 5,– for 1 week

€ 13,– for 4 weeks

“Gailfluss Postran” fishing area:

The fishing area extends from the confluence of Garnitzenbach to Postraner Brücke.

Fish species

Fishing period

Minimum size

Prices

Grayling

1 June to 30 September

35 cm

Day ticket €24,–

Week ticket € 70,–

Rainbow trout

1 May to 30 September

30 cm

Day ticket € 24,–

Week ticket € 70,–

Chub/char

1 May to 30 September

30 cm

Day ticket € 24,–

Week ticket € 70,–

“Zerimbach” fishing area near Rattendorf:

The fishing area extends from the confluence of the Gail river to the bridge at Zerza fish farm.

Fish species

Fishing period

Minimum size

Prices

Rainbow trout

1 June to 30 September

30 cm

Day ticket € 24,–

Week ticket € 70, –

Chub/char

1 May to 30 September

30 cm

Day ticket € 24,–

Week ticket € 70,–

additional fishing permit

 

 

€ 5,– for 1 week

€ 13,– for 4 weeks

 

Other tributary streams of the fishing areas of the municipality of Hermagor-Pressegger See:

Garnitzenbach (Garnitzenklamm gorge)
The fishing area extends from the confluence of Gail river to Idawarte.
Limited number of fishing permits.

Gailitzen-(Lauen-)bach/Jenig
The fishing area extends from the confluence of Gail river to Stablacher Brücke.

Moosbach-Möderndorf
The fishing area extends from the confluence of Gail river to Moosweg south of Postraner Gailbrücke.

Informationen
Info & Servicecenter Nassfeld-Pressegger See
Wulfeniaplatz 1, 9620 Hermagor
Phone: +43 (0) 4282 2043, E-mail: info@nassfeld.at

By the way: Holders of a GästeCard Basic or a +CARD holiday get a discount.

Fishing areas in Feistritz/Gail:

Moosbach
Fish species: rainbow trout, brown trout, char, grayling and pike

Prices for fishing permits:

  • Moosbach day ticket: € 22
  • Federal control card: € 5 for 1 week or € 13 for 4 weeks

 

Issue of fishing permits:

Obm. Franz Kuglitsch, Phone: +43 (0) 664 6502838

Esso-Tankstelle Pipp, Phone: +43 (0) 4256 2550

Agip-Tankstelle, Phone: +43 (0) 4256 20224

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