FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Poland

  • Vistula Lagoon FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is situated in the north-western part of the Warminsko-Mazurskie region, close to the border with Kaliningrad (Russia). The region is home to five small fishing ports and 62 fishing boats (compared to 220 about 10 years ago), usually owned by one or two fishermen. Fishing takes place in the brackish waters of the lagoon, where the main catch is herring but also bream and pikeperch.
  • Suwalki-Augustow Lake District FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers 20 municipalities and is of high natural value. Scenic landscapes with forests, hills and lakes attract a lot of tourism to the area, 60% of which is in the summer. Over 70% of the workforce is employed in agriculture (including fish farming).
  • 7 Fish FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is situated in the northern part of Wielkopolska, relatively close to big cities. It is rich in lakes, rivers, ponds and fishing grounds and there is good potential for rural tourism and recreational activities.
  • Morenka FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers numerous lakes and forests. There are 89 fishing businesses, most of them involved in lake fishing (76), the others are aquaculture farms.
  • Great Masurian Lakes FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located in the north-western part of the Warmińsko-Mazurskie region. It is characterised by a high percentage of surface water (17% of the area). There are 119 lakes with a total area of around 34 000 hectares, as well as many forests and many protected areas.
  • Notec River FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is situated in the northern part of the Wielkopolska region around the Noteć river. More than half of the area is covered with forests and there are also many lakes and rivers. The natural assets of the area attract many tourists, especially for canoeing, birdwatching, angling, mushroom-gathering, horse-riding and hunting.
  • Mielno FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located on the Baltic coast in the region of Western Pomerania. This area has a long tradition of small-scale fisheries whose boats are operated from the beach.
  • Lake District Leader FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located in the south-western part of the Western Pomerania region, close to the German border. The area is highly rural and there are no towns of more than 20 000 inhabitants. The inhabitants of the area arrived here after the second world war, so there is a mixture of different cultures which over the last decades have merged to form a common identity
  • Sea and Parseta River FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is situated in Western Pomerania in the county of Kołobrzeg. The Parsęta river flows through the area and at its estuary there is a harbour with many functions including trade, fishing, passenger traffic etc.
  • Drawa and Walcz Leader Partnership FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area has a long tradition and experience in fisheries, but the potential of lake fishing and pond farming is underutilised. The unique natural assets can be used to valorise new local products, such as smoked vendace from Drawa Lake District, which is available from many small producers.