In late years, by the spread of Malin leisure, many people come to enjoy fishing, clamming, scuba diving.
But, with that, trouble between fisherman and people of play fishing occurs, too.
In the sea surface of Kumamoto, following various rules are determined by law, fishery adjustment rule.
Understanding and cooperation, please to follow rule and manner, and to be happy leisure for prevention of trouble and protection of the fisheries animals and plants.
1. Fishing implements, fishery that general person (other than fisherman) can use includes limit (Kumamoto fishery adjustment rule Article 38, Article 47)
Fishing implements, fisheries that the public can use are as follows.
・Fishing with rod and line and handline fishing
・Fishing net, the sa reigns and colander scoop (hokoomobetsumeiko*mogyogyo is excluded)
・Casting net (thing without ship is best)
・yasu ingredients ("pike" which does not have launching device)
※Thing using flame is excluded all.
※Fishery to do using fishery, aquagun (fishing implements having launching device), fishing lamp using current accruing using fishery, pump to grind through electric current is prohibited
2. We do saiho, and good fisheries animal has limits such as prohibition period or the length (Kumamoto fishery adjustment rule Article 35, Article 36)
Period or the size that saiho must not do are restricted by sea level of Kumamoto (table 1 and table 2).
We would like discharge (release) when we do saiho by mistake.
Table 1 saihokinshikikan
| Fisheries animal|| Prohibition period|
| Sweetfish|| From December 1 to next year March 31|
| Flatten|| From June 1 to September 30|
| onogai|| From June 1 to September 30|
| Abalone|| From November 1 to December 20|
| Lobster|| From May 1 to August 20|
| Sea cucumber|| From April 1 to September 30|
※We may set longer prohibition period by fishery right use rule, sea region fishery Coordination Committee instructions.
Limits such as the table 2 length
| Fisheries animal|| Size|
| Short-necked clam||Husk long 2cm or less|
| Clam||Husk long 3cm or less|
| Flatten||Husk long 15cm or less|
| onogai||Husk long 4.5cm or less|
| Abalone||Husk long 10cm or less|
| Turban shell|
Husk lid longer axis 2.5cm or less
| Lobster||15cm in length or less|
| Car prawns||10cm in length or less|
| Striped mullet (obtain beech)||10cm in total length or less|
| Yellowtail||15cm in total length or less|
| Red snapper||5cm in total length or less|
| chidai||5cm in total length or less|
| Eel||21cm in total length or less|
| madako||100 grams in weight or less|
※We may set limits such as the severer length by fishery right use rule, sea region fishery Coordination Committee instructions.
3. About fishery right
Fishery right is right that can run exclusively specific fishery in the constant surface of the water set by license of administrative agency, and, "stationary net fishery right", there are three kinds of "demarcation fishery right" and "common fishery right".
Above all, in right that to be public, and "common fishery right" uses the constant surface of the water and runs fishery, we are licensed by fishermen's cooperative association (fishermen's cooperative association), and the union member (fisherman) uses fishing ground under the management of fishermen's cooperative association.
This "common fishery right" is set, and saiho does the fisheries animals and plants (living thing which you come to apply to in "the first kind common fishery right") of fixity such as algae, shellfish which you are for in the setting area without permission, and, also, please warn almost all coasts of Kumamoto as you may correspond to violation of fishery right of Fisheries Act Article 143 when you perform interference of fishing that fisherman performs.
◎Example of the fisheries animals and plants becoming a target of the first kind common fishery right
Algae: hitoegusa (blue), aonori, seaweed, brown alga, Tosaka seaweed
Shellfish: Abalone, turban shell, short-necked clam, clam, persimmon
Animal: Octopus, iesebi, sea urchin, sea cucumber
※The target fisheries animals and plants are different for each set common fishery right.
※When you perform clamming, please obey rule of local fishermen's cooperative association.
※For details, please contact fishery right manager (local fishermen's cooperative association) or the following reference.
4.There is area that is not available (2 of Kumamoto fishery adjustment rule Article 34)
At the sea surface of Kumamoto, we set the following protected waters from the viewpoint of growth ground of laying eggs ground of the fisheries animals and plants, fry, and saiho of the fisheries animals and plants is regulated in the area (table 1).
Contents of table 1 saihoseigento
Kuroshima protected waters
Tomioka protected waters
The deep sea protected waters
High way protected waters
Civil administration protected waters
Type of the fisheries animals and plants prohibiting saiho
The fisheries animals and plants
Abalone turban shell and aquatic plant
The fisheries animals and plants except seaweed and hitoegusa
5.About sea region fishery Coordination Committee instructions
It is administrative committee set up by the metropolis and districts, and, in sea region fishery Coordination Committee ("committee"), Kumamoto Ariake Marine Zone Fishing Industry Coordination Committee, AmakusaShiranui Marine Zone Fishing Industry Coordination Committee is installed in Kumamoto sea region.
And we can do necessary instructions such as limit about saiho of the fisheries animals and plants or prohibition if it is admitted that committee needs for breeding protection and fishery adjustment of the fisheries animals and plants.
◎About committee instructions to be related to play fishing
・It is prohibition in the area within 30m from breakwater outer edge in gulf of fishing port of Ariake, Kumamoto sea region and Amakusa marine bioluminescence sea region and harbor to do fishing using the earth and sand
・At the Kumamoto frontage sea surface except Kumamoto Ariake Sea, it is forbidden using net dumpling as bait charges of bakudan fishing.
・And between June 1 and October 31, it is laying shitearushiirazuke 1 in the Amakusa sea of extra time south that foresaw the Mt. Onikimachi, Amakusa-shi reconnaissance guard mountaintop from the Onikimachi, Amakusa-shi honorific title of a Japanese god mountain range top
It is prohibited so by the center of "reckoning" of firewood net-fishing what we catch and do when we put in area of a radius of 100 meters.
About other committee designation (Ariake, Kumamoto sea region)
About other committee designation (Amakusa marine bioluminescence sea region)
6.When we run play fishing boat business, registration is necessary (law about adequacy of play fishing boat)
We lead passenger to fishing ground by ship, and play fishing boat business is business to let the fisheries animals and plants have saiho and is aimed for profit.
When fishing on a boat, the shallows handing over corresponds and performs play fishing boat business, it is necessary to receive registration of the prefecture.
It is this about registration of play fishing boat
7.Person that play fishing boat is used will use ship of registration supplier
To play fishing boat supplier, participation of boarding, liability insurance of person of notice, play fishing boat duties chief of play fishing boat registration number and play fishing boat registration vote is required.
When it is used, after checking these things, let's use.
In addition, let's obey instructions of captain about rules on wearing and ship of life jacket.
8.About various links
・The Fisheries Agency homepage (room of play fishing) (external link)
・Kumamoto fishery adjustment rule (external link)
・Law (external link) about adequacy of play fishing boat
9.Reference about use of sea level
・Kumamoto Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Fisheries Promotion Division fishery adjustment group
〒862-0950 6-18-1, Suizenji, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, Kumamoto
Telephone 096-333-2456 FAX 096-382-8511
・Amakusa, Kumamoto Regional Administrative Headquarters Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Marine Products Section
〒863-0013 3530, Imagamashinmachi, Amakusa-shi, Kumamoto
Telephone 0969-22-4364 FAX 0969-23-2856
・Kumamoto Northern Kumamoto Administrative Headquarters Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Marine Products Section
〒865-0016 1004-1, Iwasaki, Tamana-shi, Kumamoto
Telephone 0968-74-2156 FAX 0968-74-2840
・Kumamoto Southern Kumamoto Administrative Headquarters Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Marine Products Section
〒866-0555 1660, Nishikatamachi, Yatsushiro-shi, Kumamoto
Telephone 0965-33-3625 FAX 0965-33-3645