The club celebrated
its 60th anniversary in 2007. It was founded as the Fishing
Cooperative of Tolmin on the 10th of March, 1947. At foundation
it had 21 members, by 1969 this number had risen over 200 and currently
there are 358 members and 52 junior members in the club. The club
is registered and functions in accordance with the laws governing
clubs and associations.
The goal of
the club is to bring together citizens interested in the protection
and breeding of autochthonous and other fish, as well as managing
an important recreational resource, namely sport fishing (angling).
The club also helps to protect the local aquatic ecosystems and
integrate them into the local cultural and sports environment.
The club functions
in five sectors: Bovec, Kobarid, Tolmin, Most na Soči and Grahovo.
It is led by a ten member strong executive council, whose president
(and the president of the club) is Mr. Milan Berlot. The
club also has a disciplinary court and supervisory council.
decisions are made by the general assembly. To function effectively
the executive council has several permanent committees: the environment
management and fishery committee, the awards committee, the acknowledgments
committee and the committee for sport and youth work. The secretary
of the club is Mrs. Anka Zuza.
wardens control the waters under the control of the club and ensure
that club fishing rules are followed. Sanctions are carried out
by the five member disciplinary court, while the functioning of
the entire club is overseen by the five member supervisory council.
The location of the office in Tolmin: