Ban on fishing in Ukraine to 2018

Contents:

  • When there are restrictions on what I catch
  • Extracts from the orders on prohibition of fishing in spring 2018
  • A ban on legally – where to find the order and list of reservoirs?
  • What restrictions are imposed
  • Who controls the fishermen?
  • What is the punishment – fines, prison?
  • What are the exceptions to the rule
  • What to do when meeting with an inspector or a representative of the fisheries

What could be better for the avid angler, what a lovely Sunny day to sit with a fishing rod in the pond? To spoil the fun from the hobby fisherman can only be one thing – violations of the rules and prohibitions of fishing. Often in trouble with the law, detention and penalties a grief-fishermen occur because of ignorance of the rules and periods of prohibitions on fishing in Ukraine, which can vary significantly in different regions and at different reservoirs.

When there are restrictions on what I catch

The ban on catching fish and other bioresources used to update and maintain the population of various species. Most often, such prohibitions are imposed by regulatory authorities depending on the season, and also relate to the use of gear and methods of fishing.

So, to protect most species in the spawning period, as well as the creation of favorable conditions of water resources in the wintering pits in certain autumn-winter and spring-summer periods of restrictions and even a complete ban on fishing in certain reservoirs.

In addition, every fisherman needs to know what his Hobbies are legally allowed to use not all gear, tools and methods of fishing. In particular, the prohibitions relate to fishing nets, harpoons and kerchiefs, there are also restrictions on fishing from boats.

Extracts from the orders on prohibition of fishing in spring 2018

According to article 10 law of Ukraine “On fishery, industrial fishing and protection of aquatic biological resources”, the Order on establishment of bans on the fishing of water biological resources shall be signed by the heads of offices and heads of regional agencies of fisheries, what is informed through the media and official Internet resources of fisheries.

For each area, information can be obtained by clicking on a separate tab. We are adding information as of the publication of orders. Orders last year, as new we will update the information.

Dnipropetrovsk oblast Zhytomyr oblast of Zaporizhzhya region, Poltava region, Sumy region Odessa region Kharkiv region Kyiv region Ivano-Frankivsk region Lugansk region Lviv region Khmelnitsky region Cherkassy region Chernovtsy region Chernigov region.

The ban on fishing:

  • on the rivers and their tributaries from 01 April to 20 may;
  • on the rivers and their tributaries which are in Apostolovska, Nikopol and Tomakivka areas from April 10 to may 29.
  • in reservoirs and ponds from 1 April-09 June;
  • in the Kakhovka reservoir from April 10 to June 18.

A ban on catching cancer:

  • from 01 April to 30 June;
  • from 20 August to 30 September.

For an hour of carrying of eggs and molting of crayfish.

Resolved:

  • Amateur fishing with one hook or a spinning reel in terms of settlements, outside the spawning grounds.

The order on prohibition of fishing — an Order prohibiting the Dnipropetrovsk region.

The ban on fishing:

  • on the rivers and their tributaries from 01 April to 20 may;
  • in reservoirs and ponds from 1 April to 10 June;

A ban on catching cancer:

  • from 01 April to 20 June;
  • from 15 August to 5 September.

For an hour of carrying of eggs and molting of crayfish.

Resolved:

  • Amateur fishing with one hook or a spinning reel in terms of settlements, outside the spawning grounds.

The order on prohibition of fishing — an Order prohibiting the Zhitomir region.

The ban on fishing:

  • in the Zaporozhye reservoir from 05 April to 13 June;
  • in the Kakhovka reservoir from April 10 to June 18;
  • in other reservoirs from 01 April-09 June;
  • on the rivers from 01 April to 20 may;
  • on other systems paranasal from 01 April to 30 June.

A ban on catching cancer:

  • from April 10 to June 18.

Resolved:

  • Amateur fishing with one hook or a spinning, outside the spawning grounds.

The order on prohibition of fishing Order on the prohibition of Zaporozhye region.

The ban on fishing:

  • on Dniprodzerzhynske reservoir from 01 April-09 June;
  • the rest of the water area from 01 April to 20 may.

Resolved:

  • Amateur fishing with one hook or a spinning reel in terms of settlements, outside the spawning grounds.

The order on prohibition of fishing Order on the prohibition of Poltava region.

The ban on fishing:

  • on the rivers from 01 April to 20 may;
  • at all reservoirs from 01 April-09 June;
  • on other systems paranasal from 01 April to 29 June.

A ban on catching cancer:

  • from 01 April to 09 June.

Resolved:

  • Amateur fishing with one hook or a spinning reel in terms of settlements.

The order on prohibition of fishing — an order banning the Sumi region.

The ban on fishing:

  • on the section of the Danube from the Black sea to the Tulchinsky branch and Chilia mouth (Kilia site of çatalhöyük) established a ten — day ban from 07 April to 16 April inclusive;
  • On the section of the Danube from Kilia branch and the mouth Tulchinsky (Chilia site of çatalhöyük) up the river within the Odessa region twenty — day ban from 12 April to 01 may , inclusive.

Resolved:

  • Amateur fishing with one hook or a spinning reel in terms of settlements.

The order on prohibition of fishing — an Order banning the Odessa region. Here You can read more — where you can fish during the ban.

The ban on fishing:

  • on the rivers from 01 April to 21 may;
  • at all reservoirs from 01 April to 10 June;
  • on other systems paranasal from 01 April to 30 June.

A ban on catching cancer:

  • from 01 April to 30 June;
  • from 20 August to 30 September.

Resolved:

  • Amateur fishing with one hook or spinning from the shore in designated areas.

The order on prohibition of fishing Order on the prohibition of Kharkiv region

The ban on fishing:

  • on the rivers from 01 April to 20 may;
  • at all reservoirs from 01 April-09 June;
  • other subordinate systems from 01 April until 02 June.

A ban on catching cancer:

  • from 01 April to 13 June;
  • from 15 August to 01 September.

Resolved:

  • Amateur fishing with one hook or spinning from the Bank in terms of settlements (up to 3 kg).

The order on prohibition of fishing — an order banning the Kyiv region.

The ban on fishing:

  • on the river Dniester from 01 April to 10 June;
  • on the Prut river from 01 April to 20 may;
  • on other systems paranasal from 01 April to 30 June.

A ban on catching cancer:

  • from 01 April to 10 June;

Resolved:

  • Amateur fishing with one hook or spinning from the shore in designated areas.

The ban on fishing:

  • on the rivers from 01 April to 20 June;
  • in reservoirs and ponds from 01 April to 10 June;
  • on other systems paranasal from 01 April to 30 June.

A ban on catching cancer:

  • from 01 April to 30 June;
  • from 20 August to 30 September.

Resolved:

  • Amateur fishing with one hook or spinning from the shore in designated areas.

The order on prohibition of fishing — an Order prohibiting the Luhansk region.

The ban on fishing and catching cancer:

  • in the Dniester river basin from 01 April to 10 June;
  • in the basin of the river Western bug, Xiang TA stir from 01 April to 20 may;
  • on other systems paranasal from 01 April to 30 June.

Resolved:

  • Amateur fishing with one hook or spinning from the shore in designated areas.

The order on prohibition of fishing Order on the prohibition of Lviv oblast.

The ban on fishing:

  • on the rivers from 01 April to 20 June;
  • in reservoirs and ponds from 01 April to 10 June;
  • on other systems paranasal from 01 April to 30 June;
  • on the Dniester river and all its tributaries from 01 April to 10 June;
  • on the Dniester reservoir from 01 April to 29 June;

A ban on catching cancer:

  • from 01 April to 20 June.

Resolved:

  • Amateur fishing with one hook or spinning from the shore in designated areas.

The ban on fishing:

  • on the rivers from 01 April to 21 may;
  • at all reservoirs from 01 April to 10 June;
  • other subordinate systems from 01 April until 02 June.

Resolved:

  • Amateur fishing with one hook or spinning from the shore in designated areas.

The order on prohibition of fishing Order on the prohibition of Cherkasy region.

The ban on fishing:

  • on the Dniester river with all its tributaries from 01 April to 10 June;
  • on the remaining rivers from 01 April to 20 may.
  • on the Dniester reservoir from 01 April to 10 June;
  • on other systems paranasal from 01 April to 30 June.

A ban on catching cancer:

  • from 01 April to 30 June;

Resolved:

  • Amateur fishing with one hook or spinning from the shore in designated areas.

The order banning fishing —

The ban on fishing:

  • on the rivers from 06 April to 25 may;
  • on the river (from the m. to C. Lower the Heat of the Republic of Belarus), R. Coolant (from. Yarylovichi Skytok to the mouth of the river) from 06 April to 05 Jun;
  • at all reservoirs from 06 April to 14 June;
  • other subordinate systems from 06 APR to 04 Jul.

A ban on catching cancer:

  • from 01 April to 15 June;
  • from 15 August to 15 September.

Resolved:

  • Amateur fishing with one hook or a spinning in the designated areas.

The order on prohibition of fishing — an Order prohibiting the Chernihiv region.

Dear readers, will be published as soon as the new orders, we will add the information to this section. Also, you can check these orders in the official websites.

Do not forget that in the period of spawning of the ban, the fines are very high, more detail, read our article “Fines for fishing”.

A ban on legally – where to find the order and list of reservoirs?
In Ukraine, the control over observance of rules of fishing is done at the state level. All legal and regulatory framework relating to fisheries, protection of water biological resources, use of water bodies, as well as the rules of sports and Amateur fishing is on the websites of the State Agency of fisheries of Ukraine and the Main Department of protection of aquatic bioresources (golovrubvod.kiev.ua). Below we give excerpts regarding the dates and peculiarities of each region.

In the period of the ban, if you get bored, you can occupy yourself by preparing for the new season. For example, you can make a sack with your hands, or Hiking a homemade smoker, or you take the tuning of your boat. That will greatly facilitate your fishing.
What restrictions are imposed
The terms of the ban in Ukraine on fishing in different regions and areas may differ, however the majority of the seasonal spawning period is determined by the period 1 April to 30 June. And at this time permission to use the swimming facilities are only bodies concerned with the protection of water bodies.

On the spawning grounds is forbidden to carry out production of construction materials and blasting. Under the strict prohibition of fishing and competition spearfishing. The order on establishment of bans on the fishing of water biological resources restrictions on fishing in the first place is removed from riversand reservoirs. After the last spawning for fishing open lakes, meanders and tributaries.

Regardless of seasonal restrictions, the law determines the list of fishing gear which are prohibited under all conditions and apply to poaching. The fisherman faces the inevitable penalty, if in his Arsenal he uses:

  • dragnet;
  • trap net;
  • track;
  • spear;
  • parachute;
  • spider;
  • the Seine samolovnye;
  • samter;
  • fixed network;
  • screen.

Unacceptable use of explosives and toxic substances, battery and step-up transformer, which cause significant harm to fisheries by killing fish within a radius of several tens of meters. Without knowing it, a fisherman can break the rules of fishing if the catch exceeds the daily rate per person.

Who controls the fishermen?

According to Ukrainian legislation, control over observance of the law and the rules of fishing and the violations involved:

  • Gosrybagentstvo Of Ukraine:
  • the bodies of fish protection:
  • territorial bodies of the State ecological inspection of Ukraine:
  • appropriate management of veterinary medicine.

In addition, the public control in the sphere of use and protection of water bioresources is carried out with their consent, the public inspectors of fisheries.

What is the punishment – fines, prison?
The careless angler for breaking the law can face hefty fines, because their size has grown considerably since 2013. If earlier the maximum fine for fishing is listed in the Red book of paddlefish – sturgeon hybrid – amounted to 510 UAH. today its size has grown up to 2550 UAH.

The size of the penalty depends primarily on the evaluation of the damage caused by illegal fishing or the destruction of a single instance of aquatic biological resources, which ranges from one (17 UAH). up to 150 non-taxable minimum incomes. For example, one carp or perch will have to pay 17 UAH., pike will cost to all 340 UAH.

And if for minor violations of rules of fishing face an administrative penalty, the serious violations of the law with the use of prohibited fishing with causing major damage to fisheries are threatened by criminal liability.

Also note that the Protocol You can make up for overfishing or inappropriate size of harvested fish. To know their rights and all the rules read this article: “the rate of harvesting of aquatic resources”.

What are the exceptions to the rule

Whereas an irresistible urge fishermen to sit at a pond with bait during spawning, the bodies of fish protection established and designated by order permitted fishing locations from shore using one of the bottom or with a float rod (not more than one hook) and spinning (for trolling).

Most often it is the small and medium-sized rivers, or areas within settlements. A complete list of permitted fishing locations are posted on the websites of regional fisheries bodies or can read the orders on our website.

Don’t forget that during the spawning of the ban, the fines are very high, more detail, read our article “Fines for fishing”.

What to do when meeting with an inspector or a representative of the fisheries

The fisheries inspector is obliged to show his ID. Only in this case he has the right to inspect catch, gear and other fishing gear.

To avoid unnecessary problems, don’t let the actions of the inspector. It can also be regarded as a violation of the law and the rules of fishing, and even the right to apply against you physical strength. In case you need to make the Protocol, but you don’t have the documents, and the inspector could not identify, he has the right to take you to the nearest police station.

And if we touched the topic of fish inspectors and prohibitions, let us discuss the behavior of the fisherman and the right inspector, not only in the period of the ban on fishing, but generally in the course of the year. Here’s what to do if you the bait caught more than you, and You caught a fish inspector? Ask questions and share experience.

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