Kumamoto is blessed with rich groundwater, and, in many rivers and lakes, many animals and plants including waterweed and aquatic insect are brought up including fish such as sweetfish and carp, a kind of trout.
In the prefecture, we protect these animals and plants, and many of you establishes rule by law and rule to be able to enjoy fishing and fish collecting without trouble.
As we introduce those rules clearly here, after inspection, your cooperation, please continuously.
1. Fishing implements, fishery that we can use includes limit (Kumamoto fresh-water fishery adjustment rule Article 28)
○Use is prohibited (Kumamoto fresh-water fishery adjustment rule Article 28)
saiho must not do the fisheries animals and plants by fishing implements listed below or fishery.
・Fishing implements having launching device
・Put bottle (we say thing of garasu, Sue, metal and chemical.) pickles and is soaked in zuke and box
・We keep u
・Lantern tabu (alias inaami or Hell network)
・We receive slope
・Fishery we deplete running water or to decrease remarkably
・Rattle-rattle (or (herabiki and biuzunao include alias waxing moon, river cleaning noisily.) )
・Gill net to constitute with two folds or more nets
・Fishing with a seine and ship biki network
・Fishery to do through electric current underwater
・Use of flame fishery in the Kuma River water system
・Night moat in the Kuma River water system
2. Fisheries animal to be able to make saiho into has limits such as prohibition period or the length (Kumamoto fresh-water fishery adjustment rule Article 25, Article 27)
Period and the size that saiho must not do can decide fisheries animal in river (lake) of Kumamoto.
We would like discharge (release) when we do saiho by mistake.
Table 1 saihokinshikikan (Kumamoto fresh-water fishery adjustment rule Article 25)
| Fisheries animal|| Period|
From January 1 to May 31
|Mountain, it is amago||From October 1 to the end of next year February|
※When we set saihokinshikikan for fisheries animal by play fishing rule that fishermen's cooperative association in the prefecture establishes individually, we will have that follow.
Limits (Kumamoto fresh-water fishery adjustment rule Article 27) such as the table 2 length
| Fisheries animal|| Full length|
21 centimeters in total length or less
|Come||10 centimeters in total length or less|
|Striped mullet (obtain beech)||10 centimeters in total length or less|
※When we set limits such as the length for fisheries animal by play fishing rule that fishermen's cooperative association in the prefecture establishes individually, we will have that follow.
3. There is area prohibiting saiho (Kumamoto fresh-water fishery adjustment rule Article 31)
In river (lake) of Kumamoto, area prohibiting saiho is set, and saiho of the fisheries animals and plants is regulated in the area.
4. 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 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 and five kinds of common fishery right") which you are for in the setting area without permission, and, also, please warn plural rivers (lake) of Kumamoto as you may correspond to violation of fishery right of Fisheries Act Article 143 when you perform interference of fishery that union member performs.
◎Example of the fisheries animals and plants becoming a target of the first kind common fishery right
Shellfish: Corbicula, clam
Algae: Oh, paste, chisujinori, river appear
◎Example of the fisheries animals and plants becoming a target of the fifth class common fishery right
Fish: Crucian carp, eel which are dark sweetfish, mountain
Crustacea: mokuzugani, tenagaebi
Others: Soft-shelled turtles
※The target fisheries animals and plants are different for each set common fishery right.
※For details, please contact fishery right manager (local fishermen's cooperative association) or the following reference.
5. About play fishing rule Fishermen's cooperative association where fishery right was licensed establishes play fishing rule in response to the authorization of the governor in the area of each fishing ground.
When play fishing rule determines rule for general angler except union member of fishermen's cooperative association, and saiho does the fisheries animals and plants which fishery right is for in applicable river (lake), you must follow play fishing rule.
In addition, they generally fix the following matter for play fishing rule, but contents vary for each fishing ground.
・Limit about play fishing and range (fishing implements, limit of fishery, saihokuiki or period)
・Method of sum of play fishing charges and payment
・Matter which you should follow on play fishing
・Matter about fishing ground watchman
・Matter about measures for violator
- ※For details, please contact fishery right manager (local fishermen's cooperative association) or the following reference.
6. About play fishing charges
Fishermen's cooperative association where fishery right was licensed performs approach to increase fisheries animals including creation and maintenance of discharge, laying eggs ground such as fries, and union member and general angler who perform there fishery must bear expense that these begin to work on.
Therefore when saiho does fisheries animal that general angler becomes a target of fishery right, we pay play fishing charges set of play fishing rule to fishery right manager (fishermen's cooperative association), and it is necessary to purchase play fishing ticket (identification of play fishing approval).
In addition, it is necessary to show when we carry play fishing ticket that we purchased (identification of play fishing approval), and there is demand of fishing ground watchman.
7. About Freshwater Fishing Areas Committee instructions
Freshwater Fishing Areas Committee ("committee") is administrative committee set up by the metropolis and districts, and Kumamoto Freshwater Fishing Areas Committee is installed in Kumamoto.
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.
◎Example of committee instructions
・From right bank Mugishimahigashimachi, Yatsushiro-shi in the Kuma River, the left bank Kuma, Kogehigashimachi, Yatsushiro-shi damming up a river upper reaches edge to the upper reaches from 30 meters, the dam upper reaches edge to the downstream in area to 80 meters
When we put, saiho of fisheries animal is prohibited.
※But saihokinshikuikito established in regulations of Kumamoto fresh-water fishery adjustment rule Article 31 and repeating area and period are excluded.
・From right bank Suehirocho, Yatsushiro-shi in Kuma River water system Maekawa, the left bank Mugishimahigashimachi, Yatsushiro-shi new face damming up a river upper reaches edge to the upper reaches from 30 meters, the upper dam edge to the downstream to 80 meters
In the area, saiho of fisheries animal is prohibited.
・While, about carp (we say black carp and colored carp), we form inner surface of the water to offer in public use in the prefecture and this and conjunction one to prevent spread of carp herpes disease
In the surface of the water, you must not release carp to water area of corbel and others.
8. About others
・About fish of foreign origin including large-mouth bass and bluegill, please refrain from re-discharge to maintain ecosystem.
・Because all of you do fishing comfortably, it will prevent you from leaving garbage.
9. About various links
・The Fisheries Agency homepage (room of play fishing) (external link)
・Kumamoto fresh-water fishery adjustment rule (external link)
10. Reference about the inner surface of the water use
・The Kumamoto Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries fisheries station Fisheries Promotion Division fishery adjustment group
〒862-0950 6-18-1, Suizenji, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, Kumamoto
・Amakusa, Kumamoto Regional Administrative Headquarters Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Marine Products Section
〒863-0013 3530, Imagamashinmachi, Amakusa-shi, Kumamoto