Rules and Regulations

Below you will find all the necessary regulations for fishing.

Fishing on the Salm and tributaries in Vielsalm

CLOSURE OF THE FISHERY FROM : 01 october 2022 to 17 march 2023
OPENING DATES 2023 : March 18 to june 03/ 2023

Trout and brook salmon 24cm *

American crayfish

OPENING DATES 2023 : June 04 to September 30, 2023

Trout, brook salmon and perch: 24 cm *

Pike:60 cm

American crayfish

Horse, roach, carp, tench, minnow and dowel: NO-Kill

Shade no-kill

* For the number of authorised catches per fishing card, please refer to the chapter “number of authorised catches”.

NEW REGULATION OF THE WALLONIAN REGION 2021

No-kill shade all season

Only the use of barbless hooks or hooks with crushed or pinched barbs is allowed 

Fishing takes place one hour before the official sunrise time until one hour after the official sunset time.

Pike fishing authorised from 04 June to 30 September 2023, with a size of 60 cm.

Only two hand lines may be used simultaneously by a fisherman

BEFORE YOU FISH, YOU NEED...

1 THE PERMIT OF THE WALLOON REGION:

Now only available online: on the website: www.permisdepeche.be

  1. Waterfront A permit: 12.39€
  2. Licence B for fishing in water and crayfish: 37,18€
  3. Youth permits up to 15 years of age free of charge but must only with certain restrictions
  4. Tourist permit 25€ equal to the B permit and valid for 15 days

When buying these you must mention that you are fishing in the Amblève sub-basin

Children under 14 years of age fishing for a single line with a single hook on board are exempt from the Walloon Region’s licence on Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and during school holidays, provided they are accompanied by an adult in possession of the licence.

2 FISHING AUTHORISATION CARD FROM THE COMPANY LA SALMIOTE ASBL.

  • Annual membership card 55€
  • Annual membership card for children born after 2003 – 20 €
  • Week pass (7 days) – 25€
  • Day ticket – 12€
  • Any card sold by our guard will be incréased by 2€

ANY PERSON FISHING ON THE LAKE MUST BE IN POSSESSION OF THE FISHING CARD AND THE LICENCE

THESE ARE PERSONAL

The fishing card is mandatory from the age of 14 for children accompanied by an adult in possession of the company card and mandatory for others regardless of age.

For the annual cards you can recover from your mutual insurance company part of the amount of membership in a sports club; you must ask your mutual company for a form and LA SALMIOTE will complete it.

POINTS OF SALE OF THE CARDS OF THE COMPANY LA SALMIOTE ASBL
  • Librairie Delvaux Avenue de la Salm, 61 6690 Vielsalm from 7am to 6pm Closed on Sundays
  • Maison du Tourisme Avenue de la Salm, 50 6690 Vielsalm from 10am to 5pm every day tel 080215052
  • La Pêche sportive Chez Thierry (article de pêche) place du marché, 12 6980 LA ROCHE tél 084/411395
  • Ô P’TIT SÂLMIOT rue du vieux marché 6690 Vielsalm, Monday from 13H30 to 18H30 Tuesday to Saturday from 9H00
    at 12:30 and from 13:30 to 18:30 from mid-March to the end of November on Sundays from 9:00 to 12:30
  • GUEBEL Josy13 Langlire 6670 Gouvy
  • Tilen Romain 45 Bihain 6690 Vielsalm
BANS ON SALMIOTE
  1. Fishing and priming with blood, marrow and maggot.
CLOSURE FOR STOCKING 2023
  • Fishing is totally and strictly prohibited on the days of re-stocking, i.e.from  April 07,  May 12, June 16, August 18 , and September 08 after 6 p.m.
  • The committee may remove any re-fishings
NUMBER OF OUTLETS ALLOWED
  • Daily catches are limited to 5 fish of all species combined with
  • Annual card60 fish maximum with 5 pike , with a maximum of 12 fish in 7 consecutive days.
  • 12 fish maximum with 1 pike , per card 7 consecutive days
CONTROL AND CATCH CARD

The catch control logbook is printed on the back of each licence. It is to be completed by the fisherman:

  • by date from the first preserved fish
  • by the first letter of the fish: ex T for trout, B for pike for perch before resuming fishing
  • If the fisherman is no longer a carrier of his fish, he must surround the boxes of the fish concerned ex T

Any fisherman who has reached the number of authorized daily catches must stop fishing, and put away his equipment so that he is no longer in a fishing attitude!

RESPECT THE PREMISES AND USE THE GARBAGE CANS

Common sense.

MONITORING

Supervision is carried out by the Company’s custodian and the members of the committee upon presentation of their control card.

Any fisherman controlled in a fishing attitude on the course of LA SALMIOTE must SPONTANEOUSLY present his SALMIOTE fishing card and his identity card allowing the controller to verify whether or not the fisherman complies with the SALMIOTE regulations, namely to be in possession of a STRICTLY PERSONAL fishing card of the SALMIOTE.

If not, the fisherman will have to:

  • Either stop fishing and leave the fishing course
  • Either pay the amount of the fishing card to continue fishing

He must authorize the control of his catches. If they are in a vehicle, he must authorize the control of the vehicle as well as all baskets, keepers, bags and pockets.

Fair play is required (respect the places and distances between fishermen)

River guard

Serge Chapelle : GSM 0494/485288

 

PENALTY

IMPORTANT: The penalty for violating the by-law provides for the immediate withdrawal of the permit for a minimum period of one week. After this period, the fishing card may be collected at the residence of the President (or his representative).

EXAMPLE. Non-registered fish = one week of withdrawal

Unauthorised fishing action for the first time: warning with one week’s withdrawal of the fishing licence
Unauthorised fishing for the second time: exclusion from the company
Refusing to control the catch: exclusion from the society
Cutting off the head of one or more catches: exclusion from the company
Being in excess of the number of authorized catches: exclusion from the company
Unauthorised catch dead or kept alive: exclusion from the company
Catch smaller than the legal size and kept alive: exclusion from the company
Unauthorised baiting first time: warning and withdrawal of the card for one week
Unauthorised baiting second time: exclusion from the company
Fishing during a closed season for restocking: first time: warning and withdrawal of the card for one week
Fishing during a closed season due to restocking: exclusion from the company
Any lack of respect or correction towards the society or one of its representatives: exclusion from the society
The committee reserves all rights on sanctions.

FISHING COURSE

See the route plan.

The route is indicated by signs: PRIVATE FISHING ASBL LA SALMIOTE

GUARD: CHAPELLE Serge : Gsm 0494/485288

CRAYFISH FISHING

Only holders of a B licence from the Walloon Region may fish for it

Crayfish scales may not exceed 60 cm

Licence B: 5 Scales Youth Licence: 1 Balance

Animal offal is allowed as bait in the scale, it cannot be hung on the hook of a hand line.

EVERY FISHERMAN IS SUPPOSED TO KNOW AND RESPECT THIS RULE

The committee asks fishermen to take only the fish for personal consumption and reminds them that it is forbidden to sell it.

La Salmiote ASBL declines all responsibility in the event of an accident or incident.

Regulation of Lac des Doyards Vielsam 2022

AMENDEMENT OF THE REGULATION FOR 2022

Use of barbless hooks is mandatory for all fishing techniques.

From 01 January to 03 June inclusive: only natural baits are allowed on barbless hooks.

For carp fishing the landing mat is compulsory.

OPENING DATES: January 01 to january 31/2022

Fish that can be fished:

Carp, bream, roach, roach, rattan and NO-KILL tench

American crayfish

Pike and over 60 cm

 

OPENING DATES: Fébruary 01 to March 18-2022

Fish that can be fished:

Carp, bream, roach, roach, rattan and NO-KILL tench

American crayfish

 

OPENING DATES: March 19 to june 03-2022

Fish that can be fished:

Carp, bream, roach, roach, rattan and NO-KILL tench

American crayfish

Trout and brook salmon over 24cm *

  • Only natural baits ar allowed on barbless hooks.

 

OPENING DATES: June 04 to December 31, 2022

Fish that can be fished:

Carp, bream, roach, roach, rotengle, tench, minnow, vandoise, dowel, bleak NO-KILL

American crayfish and horse: 24 cm

Trout, perch and brook salmon over 24cm

Pike and pike-perch over 60 cm *

Shade NO-KILL

* For the number of authorised catches per fishing card, please refer to the chapter “number of authorised catches”.

OPENING HOURS

Fishing takes place one hour before the official sunrise time until one hour after the official sunset time.

BEFORE YOU FISH, YOU NEED...

1 THE PERMIT OF THE WALLOON REGION:

Now only available online: on the website: www.permisdepeche.be

  1. Waterfront A permit €12.39: sold.
  2. Licence B for fishing in water and crayfish 37,18€ sold.
  3. Youth permits up to 15 years of age free of charge but must be downloaded only with certain restrictions.
  4. Tourist permit 25€ equal to the B permit and valid for 15 days available only .

When buying these you must mention that you are fishing in the Amblève sub-basin

Children under 14 years of age fishing for a single line with a single hook on board are exempt from the Walloon Region’s licence on Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and during school holidays, provided they are accompanied by an adult in possession of the licence.

2 FISHING AUTHORISATION CARD FROM THE COMPANY LA SALMIOTE ASBL (LAC DES DOYARDS).

  • Annual membership card 60€
  • Annual membership card for children born after 2004 – 20 €
  • Week pass (7 days) – 25€
  • Day ticket – 10€
  • Any card sold by our guards or a member of the committee will be increased by 2€.

ANY PERSON FISHING ON THE LAKE MUST BE IN POSSESSION OF THE FISHING CARD AND THE LICENCE

THESE ARE PERSONAL

The fishing card is mandatory from the age of 14 for children accompanied by an adult in possession of the company card and mandatory for others regardless of age.

For the annual cards you can recover from your mutual insurance company part of the amount of membership in a sports club; you must ask your mutual company for a form and LA SALMIOTE will complete it.

THE PROHIBITIONS OF THE SALMIOTE

Night fishing is prohibited.
Wading (fishing with one’s feet in the water) is prohibited.
Fishing from boats and other craft is prohibited.
Fishing and baiting with blood, pith and clutter (mud worm) is prohibited.
Boats for baiting, setting lines or an echo sounder.
Hooks with barbs.
Baiting is limited to 5 litres of groundbait and 1 litre of maggot maximum.
For pike fishing only single hooks without barbs.
For carp fishing, the mat is compulsory.
Any fish caught which is smaller than the regulated size must be returned to the water without being gutted.

FISHING RULES THE R.W

The use of a basket is forbidden.
Only two hand lines may be used simultaneously by an angler who must be in direct proximity to them and able to watch them constantly.
Any fish caught that is smaller than the regulated size must be returned to the water without being gutted.

NUMBER OF OUTLETS ALLOWED
  • Daily catches are limited to 5 fish of all species combined with a maximum of 1 pike  per day .  No-kill pike  day pass
  •  Annual card:60 fish maximum with 2 pike , with a maximum of 12 fish in 7 consecutive days.
  • 12 fish maximum per card 7 days pike NO-KILL.
CONTROL AND CATCH CARD

The catch control logbook is printed on the back of each licence. It is to be completed by the fisherman:

  • by date from the first preserved fish
  • by the first letter of the fish: ex T for trout, B for pike for perch before resuming fishing
  • If the fisherman is no longer a carrier of his fish, he must surround the boxes of the fish concerned ex T

Any fisherman who has reached the number of authorized daily catches must stop fishing, and put away his equipment so that he is no longer in a fishing attitude !

RESPECT THE PREMISES AND USE THE GARBAGE CANS

Common sense.

THE PARKINGS

Fishermen cannot park their vehicles on the lawns, in front of houses and holiday apartments (including Houyoux). Use the main car parks: at the lake dike, around Fort Doyards and in front of the cafeteria.

MONITORING

Supervision is carried out by the Company’s custodian and the members of the committee upon presentation of their control card.

Any fisherman controlled in a fishing attitude on the course of LA SALMIOTE must SPONTANEOUSLY present his SALMIOTE fishing card and his identity card allowing the controller to verify whether or not the fisherman complies with the SALMIOTE regulations, namely to be in possession of a STRICTLY PERSONAL fishing card of the SALMIOTE.

If not, the fisherman will have to:

  • Either stop fishing and leave the fishing course
  • Either pay the amount of the fishing card to continue fishing

He must authorize the control of his catches. If they are in a vehicle, he must authorize the control of the vehicle as well as all baskets, keepers, bags and pockets.

Fair play is required (respect the places and distances between fishermen)

Lake guard :

Banken dany : GSM : 0470/518817

Bajot Maurice : GSM : 0495/648197

PENALTY

IMPORTANT: The penalty for violating the by-law provides for the immediate withdrawal of the permit for a minimum period of one week. After this period, the fishing card may be collected at the residence of the President (or his representative).

EXAMPLE. Non-registered fish = one week of withdrawal

Unauthorised fishing action for the first time: warning with one week’s withdrawal of the fishing licence
Unauthorised fishing for the second time: exclusion from the company
Refusing to control the catch: exclusion from the society
Cutting off the head of one or more catches: exclusion from the company
Being in excess of the number of authorized catches: exclusion from the company
Unauthorised catch dead or kept alive: exclusion from the company
Catch smaller than the legal size and kept alive: exclusion from the company
Unauthorised baiting first time: warning and withdrawal of the card for one week
Unauthorised baiting second time: exclusion from the company
Fishing during a closed season for restocking: first time: warning and withdrawal of the card for one week
Fishing during a closed season due to restocking: exclusion from the company
Any lack of respect or correction towards the society or one of its representatives: exclusion from the society
The committee reserves all rights on sanctions.

CRAYFISH FISHING

Only holders of a B licence from the Walloon Region may fish for it

Crayfish scales may not exceed 60 cm

Licence B: 5 Scales Youth Licence: 1 Balance

Animal offal is allowed as bait in the scale, it cannot be hung on the hook of a hand line.

EVERY FISHERMAN BY THE LAKE IS SUPPOSED TO KNOW AND RESPECT THIS RULE

The committee asks fishermen to take only the fish for personal consumption and reminds them that it is forbidden to sell it

La Salmiote ASBL declines all responsibility in the event of an accident or incident

POINTS OF SALE OF THE CARDS OF THE COMPANY LA SALMIOTE ASBL
  • Librairie Delvaux Avenue de la Salm, 61 6690 Vielsalm from 7am to 6pm Closed on Sundays
  • Maison du Tourisme Avenue de la Salm, 50 6690 Vielsalm from 10am to 5pm every day tel 080215052
  • Reception of the Doyards, Vielsalm water body
  • La Pêche sportive Chez Thierry (article de pêche) place du marché, 12 6980 LA ROCHE tél 084/411395
  • Ô P’TIT SÂLMIOT rue du vieux marché 6690 Vielsalm, Monday from 13H30 to 18H30 Tuesday to Saturday from 9H00
    at 12:30 and from 13:30 to 18:30 from mid-March to the end of November on Sundays from 9:00 to 12:30
  • Lake Fishery Guard S R V GSM : 0470/518817  GSM : 0495/648197
CLOSURE FOR STOCKING 2022
  • From March 17 to March 19- 150kg Fario trout
  • April 22 after 6 p.m. – 150 kg trout fario
  • May 13 after 6 p.m. – 120 kg trout fario
  • June 10 after 6 p.m. – 130 kg trout fario
  • July 15 after 6 p.m. – 100 kg trout fario
  • 12 August after – The restocking is cancelled
  • September 16 after 6 p.m. – 100 kg trout fario
  • October 08 after 5 p.m. – 100 kg large trout fario if possible

For the record:

  • beginning of November 100 kg of pike no closing
  • In February 00 kg carp, 300 kg roaches, 100kg tench and 50 kg perch

The committee may remove any stocking.

LAKE GUARD :

BAnken Dany : GSM : 0470/518817

Bajot Maurice : GSM : 0495/648197

FOR INFO
ACTIVITIES 2022

 

  • VISIT OUR WEBSITE
  • http//www.lasalmiote.be

Étang de Tiennemesse 2022

ALL FISHERMEN MUST...

All fishermen in a fishing situation must be in possession of a Salmiote asbl fishing card.

The fisherman who is not a holder of this card will have to pay the fishing fee + 50€. This sum is payable immediately at the time of the inspection; in the event of refusal: the fishing equipment and its accessories will be seized, they will be returned upon payment of the sum of 75€ within 15 days.

POND RATE

3€ per day
10€ per week
25€ per year

WHERE THE CARDS ARE SOLD
  • La maison du tourisme avenue de la Salm 50 6690 Vielsalm
  • Cafétéria of the Salm campground chemin de la Vallée 7 – 6690 Vielsalm
    With the managers Liliane and Mado
POND RENTAL

The rental of this pond is possible: 25€ per day on reservation ONLY.

CLOSING

Closes on the rental days displayed on the info panel.

CONDITIONS FREE ACCESS

Access is free of charge for members of the Salmiote asbl society who have paid their annual dues for the river and lake.

RULES
  • THE KEEP IS FORBIDDEN.
  • NO-KILL FISHING FOR WHITE FISH.
  • THE FISH MUST BE RETURNED TO THE WATER WITHOUT DELAY.
  • Only trout can be taken away: 2 max per day and per fisherman.
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