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Angling license and the rules of angling in Jels

At Jels angling association we have different angling licenses, which can give you access to angling in Jels Nedersø (lower lake) and Jels Midtsø (middle lake). We also have a set of rules which must be followed by all visitors and locals, who wish to be angling in our waters.

You must acquire a license to use the Jels Nedersø, Jels Midtsø and Jels creek for angling. If you live in the old church parish of Jels, you can become a member of the local angling association (for more information see below). If you live outside the old church parish of Jels you can choose to buy a either a day pass, a week pass or a season pass.

The prices for our angling passes/licenses are as follows (Children under the age of 12 are allowed to fish without a license):

  • Daypass 60,- DKK. - daypass valid until midnight on the day of purchase.

  • Week pass 200,- DKK. - week pass valid for 7 days until midnight on the 7th day.

  • Season pass 400,- DKK. - season pass valid through the year of purchase.

You can by the angling passes/licenses here:

You can buy angling passes/licenses online here:

Daypass 60 DKK
Week pass 200 DKK
Season pass 400 DKK

Remember: You still need a state angling license even if you are a member
of the angling association or if you have purchased the angling passes
mentioned above. Without the state angling license you are not allowed
to use Jels Lakes for fishing.

If you want to be a member of Jels angling association please send an email to the treasurer, who will then send you a giro for the quota. As mentioned above you can only become a member, if you live in the old church parish of Jels. The giro also counts as angling license for the entire year of purchase.

Rules for angling in Jels lakes
You can only use the Jels Nedersø and the Jels Midtsø for angling. Fishing in Jels Oversø is not allowed. As mentioned above you must acquire an angling license both for Jels Lakes and a State angling license. Angling for kids under the age of 12 is free of charge.

You can use 2 fishing rods, angling with other equipment is prohibited.

The freshwater Fisheries Act regulations MUST be followed. Lighting fires is only allowed in the dedicated areas. Undersized fish and protected species MUST be released if caught.

News regarding walleye and pike angling:
Jels angling association encourage you to only bring home 2 pikes or walleye between 50 and 75 cm pr 24 hours of fishing in Jels Lakes. If you catch any fish smaller than 50 cm it MUST be released back into the lake and if over 75 cm we kindly encourage you to release back into the lake.

Bait must be caught locally or be saltwater fish. This is to avoid any transfer of non local bacteria.

Minimum measures:

  • Pike: 60 cm.

  • Brook trout: 30 cm.

  • Trout: 40 cm.

  • Salmon: 60 cm.

  • Walleye: 50 cm.

  • Eel: 45 cm.

Closed seasons (protected):

  • Pike: April 1 to April 30.

  • Brook trout: November 1 to January 16.

  • Trout: November 1 to April 15.

  • Salmon: November 1 to April 15.

  • Walleye: May 1 to May 31.

Fishing in the creek is not permitted in the period: November 1 to April 15.

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