Fishing

Pisciculture and carp breeding were once a real fortune of this region; no wonder then that even today this area boasts with a wide range of opportunities to fish and relax at the water's edge. Fishing is allowed in the Košínský stream which flows into Malý & Velký Jordán. As for non-trout territories, the most important is the Jordán valley reservoir where you can encounter most of the usual freshwater fish; most of them grow pretty big in Jordán. Knížecí rybník is another interesting spot for fishing; it sprawls on the eastern edge of the town; moreover, you can fish here without a licence–buy a temporary licence in the local camp. Another fishing district is the Lužnice River. To fish both in the Lužnice and its tributaries, a basic requirement is to follow the fishing rules. Like in the Jordan valley reservoir, most of usual freshwater fish live in the river. Interesting fishing districts a greater distance from Tábor are, for example, Veselské pískovny or the Orlík Dam.

For foreign visitors: Ask at the Tábor City Authority's Environment Department (Husovo náměstí 2938, Tábor) for the issueing of an angling license for the Czech Republic - you have to present a passport. You can then buy the permit from a local branch of the Czech Fishing Association (Only CZ) - address: Pod Tržním náměstím 369, Tábor 390 01, GPS: 49.4170247N, 14.6613167E, opening hours: Monday 8.00-12.00, Tuesday 8.00-12.00, Wednesday 8.00-12.00 and 12.30-16.00, Thursday 8.00-12.00, Friday 8.00-12.00.


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