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Fishing in the Danube

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Fishing in the Danube


I am looking to do some fishing in the Danube in central Budapest on my next visit.

Can anyone tell me:

Is this possible?

What species of fish are found?

What bait would be best and where can I get it?

Any other tips\advice?

Thanks in advance


Pecs, Hungary
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1. Re: Fishing in the Danube


it is possible.

See http://www.mohosz.hu/angol/index.htm

Please read it and come back with your question if something still unclear. I am not an angler, but this seems important:

"For obtaining a state angling ticket, the foreigners have to certify their fishing exam, but presenting their own angling documents and angling certificate is enough as well. "

Kind regards,


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2. Re: Fishing in the Danube

Don't fish unfortunately, but here's a list of species:


Destination Expert
for Luton
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3. Re: Fishing in the Danube

I am no real fisherman Bob,

but my mate at work is a big carp fan ,1 thing that struck me was how fast the flow of the Danube is in central Budapest

I don't know what type of fishing you like but in the main part its like the Clyde or the Thames in central Glasgow or London

might be better at one of the lakes


Eger, Hungary
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for Eger
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4. Re: Fishing in the Danube

Sturgeon to 5m in the Danube??!!!!!

That's enough to put me off swimming! Not that i would swim in central BP anyway.

Budapest, Hungary
Destination Expert
for Budapest
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5. Re: Fishing in the Danube

Hi fearless,

There is a lot of good fishing in these parts, including specific areas of the Danube. You can gain some insights by some local fisherman by visiting https://www.facebook.com/tacklebox.hu

The owner of Tacklebox speak English, are avid fisherman, and all around great guy.



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6. Re: Fishing in the Danube

Thanks for all the advice everyone.

7. Re: Fishing in the Danube

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