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fishing in and around nerja

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fishing in and around nerja

hello to you all summer is coming and we are heading to nerja in july anyone know where my boyfriend can go fishing (hotspots) where if any do you obtain a license thanks ringsendrose

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1. Re: fishing in and around nerja

The nearest lake for fishing is Lake Vinuela.

You do need a license but this can be easily obtained - on production of a UK licence to prove proficiency - from the local bank in La Vinuela village.

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If you are sea fishing in Nerja, the rocky promontories at either end of Torrecilla beach are as good as any.

In July, the best time is from about 10pm. I have caught everything from small wrasse to medium-sized skate to 25lb eels.

If you enjoy a good fight, the eels are plentiful and 3 to 5 lb specimens are pretty common.

You can get a license at the sports shop on calle Diputacion, costs about €25 but is valid for three years.

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3. Re: fishing in and around nerja

does anyone check for licenses if so do they fine you on spot

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4. Re: fishing in and around nerja

Can't say about on the coast but the lake area is patrolled by Wardens.

Some let you off with a warning but others do give on the spot hefty fines.

Not worth risking.

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5. Re: fishing in and around nerja

Bemusednewt - What is the most effective bait that you have used please?

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6. Re: fishing in and around nerja

For eels, little strips of mackerel. Being oily (and smelly) (that´s the bait!!) it attracts them from quite a distance. Get an eel with that almost every time.

Prawns are good general bait, even garden worms work quite well.

Limpets (without the shell) are great if you just want to catch a few small fry for fun.

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7. Re: fishing in and around nerja

Many thanks for the tips.

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8. Re: fishing in and around nerja

ringdendrose,

Why on earth would you go to a foreign country and engage on an illegal activity such as fishing without a license? I'm pretty sure that 25 euro does not mean much compared to your travel costs.

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9. Re: fishing in and around nerja

Perhaps some think it equals the Spanish fishermen fishing the Uk waters dry?? Dunno.

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10. Re: fishing in and around nerja

Or equals to Sir Francis Drake gathering Spanish galleons' gold, on the other hand.

You've got to be kidding. I don't like to do things against the law, and don't like people to do them either.

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