Vransko lake is the biggist lake in Croatia. It area is 30,7 km2. The lake is 13,6 km long, and 1,4-3,4 km wide.
In some places the depth of the lake is 4 meters.
The park Vransko Lake is special ornithological conservation. Several types of endangered birds are refuge on Vransko lake.
Vransko lake is a winter place for more than 1000 water birds. The park is called The bird observers paradise.
Video about Vransko Jezero natural park:
Cycling in Vransko Jezero park
There are over 50 kilometers of the bike routes going all around the Vransko Lake. Most of our visitors start their cycling tours in Vrana, going over Majdan and following the trail all around the lake in SE direction.
Fishing in Vransko Lake
There are an ample different sea and river fish species in Vransko lake. Vransko Lake is great attraction for fishermen.
Mr.Madarevic caught catfish 2,5 meters long and 106 kg heavy.
Exactly two hours man and catfish fight on Vransko Lake, as a scene similar to the classic “Old Man and the Sea”.
“I am the happiest man in the world” – said Mr.Madarevic, who fishing on the lake for many years.
Allows the daily catch limit of 2 pieces, the total weight of 8 kg, for the following types:
– pike (Esox lucius),
– catfish (Silurus glanis),
– carp (Cyprinus carpio),
– tench (Tinca tinca),
– mullet traveler (Chelon labrosus),
– lipped mullet (Liza ramada),
– mullet carp (Mugil cephalus)
Fish seasons closed:
– pike (Esox lucius) – from 1 February to 31 March
– carp (Cyprinus carpio) – 1 April to 31 May
– catfish (Silurus glanis) – 16 April to 15 June
Fishing of this fish is not limited: mosquito fish (Gambusia affinis), sunstroke (Lepomis gibbosus), stone moroko (pseudorasbora parva) and Prussian carp (Carassius gibelio).
On the whole area of Lake Vransko (including channel Prosika) must not be fished eel (Anguilla anguilla) and river midwife (Salaria fluviatilis).
Fishing permits can be bought in Biograd city and in the field with our warden / ranger.
Prices for tickets to Vransko Jezero park
- for adult – 20 kn (~2,6 euro)
- for child 7-18 years – 10 kn (~1,3 euro)
- for child to 7 years – free
- for family – 45 kn (~5,92 euro)
- for students and pensioners – 15 kn (~1,97 euro)
Vransko Lake on map Croatia
Offical web of Vransko Lake / Vrasko Jezero nature park www.pp-vransko-jezero.hr
On this page used photos from www.pp-vransko-jezero.hr, bedrudingusic.wordpress.com, www.vransko-jezero.com