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Fishing in the Zakarpattia region

The Zakarpattia region is located in the south-west of Ukraine. Eastern Carpathians here are adjacent to the Zakarpattia lowland. 80% of the region’s territory is occupied by mountains, which have a significant impact on the climate. With increasing altitude, it becomes more severe. The highest point of the region is Mount Goverla, 2,061 meters above sea level.

On fishing in the Zakarpattia region most often go to the rivers. This is not surprising, because they are here a record number for Ukraine – 9429 pieces! Their total length is 19578 kilometers, and the largest are Tisza, Latoritsa and Uzh!

Another decoration of this area are lakes. Here there are 137 natural lakes, one of which is called Sinevir. This is the deepest mountain lake in Ukraine.

The total number of ponds in the region is 584, reservoirs – 9.

Curious fact: according to one of the calculation methods, near the village of Delovoe is located the geographical center of Europe.

Main characteristics of the region

Rivers and streams in the region
Total length of rivers and streams, km
Paid ponds in the region
Reserves in the region

Map of Zakarpats'ka oblast

Fishing forecast in the Zakarpattia region

Do you want to know the forecast of fishing in the Zakarpattia region? Then click the button below! Especially for readers of the blog about fishing in Ukraine, my artificial intelligence prepared information on the activities of the 10 most popular types of Ukrainian fish. Currently, the forecast is up-to-date. Interesting? So, what are you waiting for?

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Where to go fishing in the Zakarpattia region?

First of all, it should be noted that a large number of fish listed in the Red Data Book of Ukraine, found on the rivers of the Zakarpattia region. Their fishing is prohibited. Especially likely grayling of grayling, barbel, albournides bipuntatus, golian and sterlet. So be careful and do not break the laws.

The most popular “legitimate” fish is from local fishermen, who love fast flow. This chub, asp, trout and roach. Less common pike, bream and perch. But it should be noted that fishing on rivers in the region is possible only when the water level is stabilized. In spring, during the melting of snow and during the rainy season, it is better to fish on a pond or on a lake.

For example, the pond of Ribna Gorbok in the Irshava district or Lake Salva in Vinogradodovsky.

There are no salt ponds in the region, so it is sufficient to use standard fishing lines, hooks, fishing rods and drums. Currently, local fishermen usually use fishing rods, feeders and spinnings.

Attention! Fishing in the Zakarpattia region is regulated by the laws and regulations of Ukraine. All fishermen should remember that in the spring, during the ban of the spawning, you can fish in the river only in the permitted places. A list of these places can be found on the website in the “REGULATIONS” section, and also check the dates indicated by me below. I must warn you about the following:

Do good …

And throw it into the water … I want to draw your attention to the fact that now the principle of “Catch – release” is very popular in Ukraine. This is promoted by the coolest sportsmen, bloggers and TV presenters. What’s the point of this? It’s very simple: fishing is a pleasure, and every participant of the process must get his portion. And the fish, including 🙂 So do not hesitate to let go of the fish.

I do not urge you to completely abandon the use of the fish that you caught. No! Fish soup and fried crucian, it’s very cool! I just encourage the fishermen to treat the fish with reverence.

And do not forget the catch quota! During the day you can get no more than 3 kg from the public pond. That’s enough!

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