Originally Posted by kglissmeyer1
I may be wrong, but Germany does not have any public waters where you can just decide to go fishing. There is a pretty drawn out process to get licensed as well as a slew of other rules. Here is a link that may help answer your questions:
Fly Fishing in Germany
The link led to an extremely interesting article on fishing in Germany. I was impressed by the amount of education that German authorities require fishers to undertake.