sportfishing season grows on AM and Ipaam alert on fishing record

The season in the Amazon began in August this year and will continue until January 2017. The sports or recreational fisherman must have a fishing license.
23/09/2016 16h41 - Updated 23/09/2016 16h41
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Sport fishing is one of the tourist fastest growing segments in the Amazon. The season in the Amazon began in August this year and will continue until January 2017. The immensity and diversity of the Amazon river, the state draws, every year, thousands of lovers of sport fishing, who come to tourism in the region. However, the environmental impact of this activity on water resources, It must meet the principles of sustainability.

In addition to following the fisheries legislation, sports or recreational fisherman must have a fishing license. For this, the Institute of Amazonas Environmental Protection (Ipaam), Amazonas Government body, alert companies carrying sports fishermen must go to Ipaam to issue or renew the vessels of the operating license.

Fisheries Control Management and Aquaculture is the issue of the certificate and sport fishing record (CRP). In 2015, 53 transported vessels and stayed the sports fishermen and 933 stamp certifications sports fishermen were issued. The license is valid for one year and must be renewed in Ipaam.

"The season starts in August with the receding waters. E for pesca, one has to be documented with an amateur fisherman portfolio. This portfolio may be issued at the national level, by the fisheries ministry, or state, which is made in Ipaam. It has recreational sport, you are entitled to fish 10 kg, to capture, which is called trophy. And sport fishing mode, you catch and release ", Fishing explained manager Ipaam, Gelson Batista.

To issue the license to CRP, it is necessary for interested parties to access the the Ipaam site. In the "Fishing License Portfolio", you can generate a ticket for the payment of membership card. The agency's headquarters, located avenue Mario Ypiranga Monteiro, No 3.280, park Ten, It is also available to carry out the issue of this document.

Sport fishing: It is catch and release mode, with fee of $ 42,21. Recreational fishing is a sport that can capture up 10 kg of fish over a copy, respecting other laws, with fee of $ 57,21.

According to environmental legislation, Art. 37, engage in fishing without records can result in fines from R $ 300, an increase of R $ 20 per kilo of captured fishing product. The Ipaam advises sporting or recreational fishermen to obtain information about licensing of vessels selected for the practice of fishing.

Fishing Tournament
The third edition of the Sport Fishing Tournament “Friends Tarumã” It will be held tomorrow (24), on the beach of Ponta Negra. The Government of Amazonas, through the State Secretaries of Rural Production (Sepror), Youth, Sports and leisure (Sejel) and Office of Weights and Measures Amazon (Ipem-AM), supports the event that culminates with the high fishing season in the Amazon, that attracts, annually, near 12 thousand tourists, to fish one of the most sought after species of sports: tucunaré.

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