The fishing license is compulsory in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern from the age of 14 and entitles you to fish with a hand fishing rod. The fishing license from another federal state is recognized if it is valid and your residence is not in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. If you are resident in MV, you always need a fishing license from the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
Fishing without a Fishing License - the Tourist Fishing License
For vacationers who do not have a fishing license, there is a special offer in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern- the tourist fishing license. With this it is possible to go fishing at one of the numerous waters even without a fishing license.The tourist fishing license is valid for a continuous period of 28 days and can be extended several times later. The license costs 24 euros when first issued. A brochure informs beginners about everything they need to know about the legal basis, fishing regulations, fishing and handling caught fish. This is given to every applicant.
Fishing License for Fishing Waters
In addition to the fishing license and tourist fishing license, you need a fishing license for fishing at a body of water, which allows you to exercise the fishing right with a hand rod. If you want to fish in the inland waters of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern , you will usually get the fishing license from the owner or leaseholder of the water (e.g. fishing company, Landesanglerverband Mecklenburg-Vorpommern e.V.,local angling club, etc.) or in the meantime also via numerous online portals.
For the coastal waters, which include the Bodden, Haffe, the Peenestrom, the Achterwasser and the Baltic Sea (12-lake mile zone), the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has fishing rights, unless third parties have fishing rights. Vacationers can obtain fishing permits from the upper fishing authority - the State Office for Agriculture, Food Safety and Fisheries (LALLF) or from numerous fishing stores, tourist information offices or spa administrations in the state.
- You can purchase fishing permits for many waters in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern online.
- For its guests and members, the Landesanglerverband Mecklenburg-Vorpommern offers guest fishing permits, which can be used to fish in over 700 standing waters and sections of flowing water throughout Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The guest fishing permits can be ordered quickly and easily online.