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E nós? Vamos pescar onde?

If everyone who reads our reporting, who likes it, helps to pay for it, our future would be much more secure. O associativismo da pesca profissional está «perplexo» com a lei da ocupação do espaço marítimo. No Algarve, extensas áreas de mar serão concessionadas a privados para aquacultura. O sector promete bater o pé na reunião com a tutela, a 21 de setembro.

With so much debate taking place regarding diminishing fishing stocks in the world oceans, we have to ask if anglers are our allies against over fishing. We can argue that the fishing sector government led policies is currently driven purely by big players with commercial and financial interests, without much focus on local job creation and local economic sustainability?


Some Useful Portuguese Fishing Vocabulary

It is hard enough to visit a country that speaks a different language than you, but if you do not have some basic portuguese fishing vocabulary it can be frustrating when you are looking for specific tackle or to just understand the local fishing community.

We have put together a short list to help you.

Sea Fishing in Portugal (Algarve)

Because of Portugal's location on the Continental Shelf – an underwater land platform which extends to between 80 and 160 Km out to the Atlantic Ocean - there is a wide variety of fish.

Freshwater Fishing in Portugal

An angler is allowed a maximum of two rods per licence. Anglers may have more than one licence at a time, allowing them to have four rods.

Fishing Licences in Portugal (Algarve)

A wide variety of fish can be found in the rivers and lakes of Portugal, in the onshore coastal waters and deep sea, where big-fish angling is possible. There are various competitions for men, women, juniors and disabled and several major fishing festivals through the year.

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  • ASMAA - Algarve Surf and Marine Activities Association
    NIPC: 510 381 952
    Tel: 00 351 282 182 103
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    Rua Dr. Alberto Iria
    Lote 12, R/C Esq
    Porto de Môs
    Lagos 8600-580
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