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Press release - March 01, 2017 -Fishing tourism developments start in Vas waters
The Vas County Association of Sport Fishing Anglers' Associations won a nearly HUF 110 million grant in the tourism development tender of the Regional and Settlement Development Operational Program with its project entitled “Fishing Tourism Developments on Iron Waters”. Out of the stagnant waters managed by the public benefit association with 8,000 registered fishing members in Vas County, the environment of eight water areas will be renewed next spring, to the great delight of the peccaries. In the framework of the project, more than 250 outdoor elements (eg benches, waste collectors, docks for the disabled ... etc.)
On the first day of the spring, the Iron County Association of Sport Fishing Anglers held a project press conference in Vereseresztes, during which the leaders of the Association informed the participants about the planned use of their support for tourism development in the Regional and Settlement Development Operational Program. After the opening dance of the German Ethnic Dance Group of Iron Iron , President Miklós Seregi said in his greeting that the Vas County Association of Sport Fishing Anglers' Associations currently operates 29 rivers and 21 stagnant waters in 1397.19 hectares of water. The organization carries out its advocacy activities as a member of the Hungarian National Anglers' Association, in 2016 there were 7979 members in the 28 member associations of the Association. Taking into account family members and relatives as well, the Association is mindful of the interests of more than 30,000 nature-loving citizens. In addition to providing fishing conditions, the main emphasis in the association is on the protection of fish and habitats, the education of young people, the organization of competitive fishing and the development of fishing tourism.
The press conference was attended by László Majthényi, President of the Vas County Assembly , who said in his greeting that medicinal waters are a key attraction of Vas County, but other additional tourist opportunities are also very important. During the preparation of the county's tourism development strategy, it was a key aspect that additional, active tourism services of appropriate quality should be available to guests arriving in the county in the near future. He thanked the Vas County Tourism Association, which actively participated in the preparation of the county tourism development strategy, as well as the leaders and staff of the Vas County Municipality dealing with tourism. He praised the work of the Vas County Association of Sport Fishing Associations so far and congratulated him on the successful application. The careful preparatory work of the staff of the strong, well-organized iron fishing association is also reflected in the fact that the won tender will lead to tourism development in eight settlements in the next one year. The report of the managing chairman Norbert Puskás revealed that in accordance with the Regional Development Strategy of Vas County, within the framework of the Széchenyi 2020 program, Lake Magyarszecsődi, Gencsapáti gravel mine lake, Vaskeresztesi Pinka backwater, Lake, the Csepregi Brick Factory Lake, the Pinkamindszenti Mine Lake and the Merseváti Lake will be developed by 31 March 2018. In addition to the listed fishing waters, TOP-1.2.1-15-VS1-2016-00001. With the help of the European Union grant of HUF 109.99 million won without tenders on its own: maintenance of roads, car parks, slopes, artefacts, as well as benches, resting places, fishing places for the disabled, camp toilets, event halls, bacon grills, information boards and other welfare developments .
According to the preliminary study plans prepared for the tender, a total of 259 outdoor elements will be placed and the renovation of thousands of square meters of close-to-nature fishing places and shorelines will be realized through the shore planning of the lakes. The aim of the developments is that the fishing tourism sites to be renovated and their surroundings will better serve the recreational needs of the visitors and provide more orderly conditions for active leisure. The investments will help to improve the image of the settlement in the affected areas and to expand the recreational opportunities of the population living in the area, as well as the tourists arriving there. There was a comprehensive guiding principle in the tourism development of each lake: the development of access and parking facilities, the preservation of the environment, the provision of an adventurous time for non-fishing family members (playgrounds, indoor event spaces, fire pits), placement of information surfaces. Another key goal is to build suitable fishing accommodation for more people with reduced mobility, even in a way that fills a gap. An important part of the project is the marketing activity, which aims to present the results of the development and the attractiveness of the iron waters. As part of the marketing activity, the Association's website will be renewed and made available in several languages, and its optimization for mobile devices will also be implemented. In order to promote renewable fishing waters, there will also be appearances in various media and free tourist publications. In order to multiply the marketing activities and the results achieved in the tender, the project owner intends to establish an active relationship with the municipalities located along the fishing waters and with the relevant tourist destination management organizations. The Association is confident that the fishing tourism project to be implemented will not only increase the satisfaction of local fishermen, but also increase the number of tourists visiting the area and prolong their stay. Currently, export and licensing plans for each development area are being developed. According to the project schedule, in April-May - the construction companies implementing the development will be selected within the framework of a public procurement procedure, and then the works can start at the beginning of the summer. Wednesday's event - with the participation of János Páli, project manager and tourism expert Judit Molnár Hidvéginé - ended with a consultation with the tourism destination management organizations affected by the project.
Press release - 01 December 2017 - INCREASING FISHING NUMBER, CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENTS IN IRON WATERS…
The Vas County Association of Sport Fishing Anglers' Associations currently operates in the form of a non-profit non-governmental organization in the area of 1397.19 hectares of water as the owner of 29 rivers and 21 stagnant waters. By the autumn of this year, 8,291 members had joined the 27 member associations of the Association, which was already 292 more than last year's record number of 7,979 people. In addition to providing fishing conditions, the main emphasis in the operation of the Association is on the protection of fish and habitats, the education of young people, the organization of competitive fishing and the development of fishing tourism. In addition to the increase in the number of members, one of the important results of this summer is the start of work on the project “Fishing Tourism Developments in the Iron Waters” implemented with the support of nearly HUF 110 million in the tourism development tender of the Regional and Settlement Development Operational Program. Eight water areas from the stagnant waters managed by the Vas County Fishermen's Association in the nationally unique program (Lake Magyarszecsődi, Lake Gencsapáti gravel mine, Lake Pinka backwater in Vaskeresztes, Lake Sárvíz in Gersekarát, Lake Banská Bystrica, Lake Kavicsbánya in Püspökmolnár Lake Merseváti) will be renewed next spring. Within the framework of the project, a total of more than 250 outdoor elements will be placed, and through the shoreline planning of the fishing lakes, the renewal of thousands of square meters of close-to-nature fishing spots and shorelines will be realized. In the middle of August, the Iron Cross held the IV. On the Pinka Valley Fish Day, the expansion of the Vaskeresztes Fishing Tourism Center with a 250 m2 event space and an 80 m2 terrace has already been handed over as the starting phase of the project.
At the event, László Majthényi, the chairman of the Vas County Assembly, said that this year's Fish Day was a historic moment, because it was the first of the projects financed from TOP funds to be handed over. Member of Parliament Dr. Csaba Hende also praised the activity of the people of the Iron Cross and the dynamic development of the Vas County Fishermen's Association. On behalf of the Hungarian National Fishermen's Association, Vice-President Károly Bokor congratulated the developments and presented an appreciative army to his Association, which was taken over by the leaders of the organization, President Miklós Seregi and Managing President Norbert Puskás.
The small Alpine Fishing Lake area, located next to the Vaskeresztes Fishing Tourism Center, is also enriched for the rest of the summer with comfortable rest areas, bicycle storage, a log children's play element and other welfare facilities that can be used by anyone.
It was gratifying to see that the completed improvements were already used by several groups of children in the autumn. By the beginning of September, the Iron Cross backwater of the Pinka stream was also renewed, where an emergency flood renovation, a comfortable waterfront bench for fishing, benches, tables, a camp toilet, and a renewed rubble road were made of the support. After the Iron Cross, the works continued at the Brick Factory Lake in Csepreg in October-November.
Within the framework of the project, the crushing renovation of the road leading to the lake - almost 200 m - was completed, a play element with a sandpit was also built for the children, and the log benches and tables were placed. In addition, a 6X6 m indoor event space was built, near which a bicycle storage room, an information board, a waste collector and a bacon oven were established. We are constantly reporting on further developments during the winter.
Press release - March 15, 2018 - Renewable waterfront and website await anglers
In recent months, work has also continued on TOP-1.2.1-15-VS1-2016-00001, entitled “Fishing Tourism Developments on the Iron Waters” with the support of nearly HUF 110 million won in the tourism development tender of the Regional and Settlement Development Operational Program. in project no. In the nationally unique program, in addition to the area of the Fishing Tourism Center of the Vas County Association of Sport Fishing Anglers' Associations, eight of the stagnant waters managed by the organization are Lake Magyarszecsődi, Lake Gencsapáti, Lake Pinka The surroundings of Lake Csepreg, the Brick Factory Lake, the Pinkamindszent Mine Lake and Lake Merseváti will be renewed this spring. During the winter, the construction works took place continuously and the fishing tourism developments were completed at Vaskeresztes and at the Csepregi Brick Factory Lake, with the placement of places with reduced mobility. In addition to the construction and spatial planning works, the Association also carried out IT developments within the framework of the fishing tourism tender. It was also renewed in the form and content of www.vasivizeken.hu, which presented their website, which was launched eleven years ago.
Between December and February, depending on the weather conditions, landscaping and close-to-nature fishing grounds took place at the project sites. The aim of the works was to make the waterfront meet the functional requirements of biological, aesthetic and fishing conditions after the development. In some places, it was a particularly important task to create a water-side bench with a horizontal surface. With the high-performance crawler excavators at the Püspökmolnár, Magyarszecsődi Gravel Mine Lake, the Gersekarát Sárvíz Lake and the Mersevát Peat Mine Lake, partial scrub and shrub eradication, as well as the removal of several waterfront stumps, can also be removed.
As part of the project, a total of 92 5-18 m2 fishing spots suitable for different terrain conditions were created. The established fishing spots were given a 10 cm thick antigorite debris spread, the places where the level differences between the shore side and the established fishing spot were justified by a stepladder, and retaining walls will also be built in the coming weeks.
The renovation of the 58 fishing tracks previously established at Lake Gersekarát Sárvíz has also been largely renovated. From the obtained tender source, in addition to the establishment of fishing grounds and shorelines, it was possible to renew 1,200 m of degraded waterfront road using 363 m3 of antigorite debris, and the road sections near Lake Gencsapáti are still to be renovated.
During the spring, a total of 15 covered bench-table sets, 57 log-back benches, 35 log-bench sets, 16 bacon grills, log bicycle bins, garbage bins, information boards, tool storage will be built on the shores of the lakes. and 6 camp toilets. In a way that fills a gap, five barrier-free fishing spots will be set up at five lakes in order to serve fishermen with reduced mobility - safely. At Püspökmolnár Lake - on a peninsula that has undergone significant landscaping - in addition to outdoor wooden furniture, a log sandpit will also be built for fishing families with small children. Like Püspökmolnári, the Association will establish a sandpit in Gersekarát, but there will also be an element playing logs with a slide and a swing. In Gersekarát, due to the infrastructural features on the waterfront, an on-line tourist camera system will also be built.
In addition to the construction and spatial planning works, the Association also carried out IT developments within the framework of the fishing tourism tender. It was also renewed in the form and content of www.vasivizeken.hu, which presented their website, which was launched eleven years ago. The website, optimized for the smart phone, will also be available in German and English in the coming months to serve tourist purposes. The website presents in detail all the water areas managed by the Vas County Fishermen's Association and the fishing shop, association, ticket office and tourist service provider available nearby.
The new website has everything you need to become a fisherman or as a peculiar in everyday life: an online registration interface for fishing competitions, fishing exams, infringement reporting, fishing news, installations, organizational information, newsletter system. basic fishing, teaching materials ... etc. In addition to the traditional content, the renewed site offers free of charge new features that strengthen the life of the fishing community: for example, "Come fishing with me!" After a quick registration on the new site, you can advertise used fishing gear for free, as well as share photos of beautiful fish caught in iron waters by providing some catch data.
The Szombathely Television program on March 26, 2018 contained a summary report on the fishing tourism developments in Vaskeresztes.
The Vas Kaleidoscope program on April 20, 2018 contained a summary report on the developments of the Csepreg Brick Factory Lake and the Püspökmolnár Gravel Lake
The Szombathely Television program contained a summary report on the fishing tourism developments in Gersekarát.
The Szombathely Television program contained a summary report on the fishing tourism developments in Magyarszecsőd.
Detailed information about the fishing opportunities and tenders in Vas County can be requested on the telephone number 06-94 / 506-835, as well as on the website www.vasivizeken.hu, which will be renewed as part of the project!
The above information is from TOP-1.2.1-15-VS1-2016-00001. published with the support of tender no