Ås-Tolken is located with the western part in Borås and the eastern part in Ulricehamn municipality.
The lake is a source lake to Viskan and has a clear and clean water. The interpreter is an excellent fishing lake with large perch, pike, pikeperch, eel, salmon trout and not least whitefish and vendace. Sometimes you can also get tench.
There are several islands in the lake. On one of them, Sundholmen, are the remains of Sundholmen's castle from the early 16th century. There is a boat ramp at the southern end of the lake at Hallabron and one at the northern end of the lake, at the beginning of the descent to Sjögården. The latter is located near the old highway 40, south of the former Nice Inn.
The bird and nature pictures are photographed by Kjell Eliasson, Nabben, Äspered and the pictures of fish by Miles Mogren, Lerbäck, Äspered.
BIRD PROTECTION AREA IN THE ÅS INTERPRETER.
Lindö with surrounding water in Ås-Tolken is from 2020-05-20 off
The County Administrative Board declared as a BIRD PROTECTION AREA. 2021-03-26, the County Administrative Board has decided on strengthened protection measures (marked in bold below).
The area is important for a protected and disturbance-sensitive bird species.
Signs are set up around the lake, i.a. at the loading ramps.
On the island there is the red-yellow sign "BIRD PROTECTION", which informs about a ban on landing on the island during the months of March, April, May and June and mid-July (March 1-July 15). Please note that stays within 300 m. Of the island are prohibited, although passage by boat is permitted 200 m. From the island. However, in practice the east side of Lindö will be difficult to pass due to. stone obstacles. The ban on all fishing in the protected area applies from 1 March to 15 July.
Organization number: 802426-8123
Its purpose is to maintain and develop the fish stock in the lake and to enable the public to get access to fisheries through the purchase of fishing licenses.Customer number: 301, Area: 262.
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