De Walloon fishing license

 

When is the Walloon fishing license mandatory?

Which fishing license to choose?

Where to buy his/her license?

The license is mandatory with two exceptions.

Viewing the fishing licenses’ release statistics.

Buying his/her Walloon fishing license.

 

WARNING

The legislation has been modified since March 2021. Please consult the French version of the site, for the latest updates before full translation of the site to be sure to have the correct information

 

When is the Walloon fishing license mandatory?

 

The Walloon fishing license is mandatory for fishing in all the Walloon watercourses. For fishing in the private fisheries, the regional license is habitually not essential.

On the hydraulic ways, only the regional license is necessary.

On the other watercourses, the fisher will bring his/her license and also his/her fishing association cart or, if not, the authorization of the local owner.

 

Which fishing license to choose?

 

You only fish along the water

pêcheur au coup

 

If you would like to fish only along the water, you must bring de “A” license. This one allows you to fish with maximum two lines. The price of the license is set at 12,39 €.

Online buying his/her Walloon fishing license.

 

You fish in a small boat, on a floor or entering a watercourse

pêche mouche semois

 

If you would like to fish otherwise than along the water (small boats, piers, floors..), you must bring a “B” license. This one authorizes fishing with maximum two lines fishing otherwise than along the water and also fishing with another equipment than the fishing rod.

The price is set at 37,18 €.

Online buying his/her Walloon fishing license.

 

You fish carp at night

Carpe de nuit

 

If you would like to fish carp at night, you must buy a “C” license. This one authorizes fishing with maximum two lines otherwise than along the water (small boats, piers, floors...) and also fishing with different equipment than a fishing rod. The price is set at 120 €.

Online buying his/her Walloon fishing license.

 

OTHER LICENSES

- The T permit gives the same rights as the B permit but only for fourteen consecutive days.

The price is set at € 25.00

 

- The L license authorizes boat fishing on Lake Plate Taille for a period of one day with the following rights:

a) day fishing with one or two handlines

b) the use of the landing net

The price is set at € 15.00

 

- The J permit authorizes every day of the year:

a) day fishing with a single hand line fitted with a single barbless or crushed barb hook, from the water's edge only, including from a removable floor not remaining in place after the 'fishing exercise

b) the use of the landing net

c) day fishing with at most one crayfish scale

It is free and reserved for under 15s.

 

You fish crayfish with balances or clamps

Ecrevisses

 

The “B” license is mandatory to fish crayfish with balance or clamps. This license authorizes fishing with two lines maximum otherwise than along the water (small boats, piers, floors...) and also fishing with different equipment than a fishing rod. The price is set at 37,18 €.

Online buying his/her Walloon fishing license.

The price of the fishing license hasn’t changed since 1989!

Permis 2021

 

Although the fishing license is valid for all the watercourses in Wallonia, you’re asked to select a sub basin. Logically the fisher would choose a sub drainage basin in which he habitually fishes. This choice has a positive impact on the “Fonds piscicole de Wallonie”’ s financial

helps for the stockings and the actions engaged for the sub drainage basin.

 

Do you collect tubifex and bloodworms?

Search the vase to collect tubifex (Tubifex tubifex) or bloodworms (Chironomus spp.) in Walloon watercourses doesn’t need any authorization anymore following a change in the law on nature conservation. You can get more information here by clicking on this link.

 

Where can you get your fishing license?

 

 

You can find it on the Walloon licensing website www.permisdepeche.be. Your license is immediately available at the end of the process. Download it and print it to fish without waiting.

 

The license is mandatory with two exceptions :

 

- The children under 15 who can fish without license on the Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays en during the school holidays if they’re accompanied by a parent or a guardian who has got one. An adult can accompany maximum 4 children and they can fish with only one fishing rod and with a simple fish hook.

- The participants to a fishing competition publicly announced and organized by a fishing association whose head office is located in Wallonia and who aren’t resident in Wallonia. The exemption is only available during the time of the contest.

 

 

Voir aussi :

→ Les poissons de nos rivières
→ Les frayères artificielles
→ Stages de pêche
→ Formateur de pêche
→ Podcast saumon atlantique