Pristava Lake

 Močna 4, 2231 Pernica ( Map )


Among the grasslands of Pesnica valley south of the Močna settlement the river Pesnica was dammed to form Pristava Lake. Its other name is Šiker’s pond, as it lies near the famous Šiker inn. The first pond, which had previously belonged to the Counts Herberstein, who used it for breeding fish, was enlarged decades ago by damming the stream of the Pesnica. The lake is 750 metres long and 500 metres wide, it has a surface area of about 30 hectares. It can also be fished in, as it contains pike, zander, chub, carp, catfish and ictaluridae. It is also a very important wintering area for migratory birds.