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Fish farming in the Waldviertel has a long history since the Middle ages. Several ponds and some rivers in the Waldviertel allow friends of fishing to follow their passion.

An overview about the fishing possiblities in the Waldviertel is available at the (only German) information page of Waldviertel Tourism. This document also show details about fishing licences, restrictions etc.

The next fishing sections are near Schrems or along the river Lainsitz.

The municipality of Gmünd and the fisher's club Fischreiverein Schrems offer various fishing licences.