FISHING IN FINLAND
Houseboats are a wonderful holiday opportunity for fishing enthusiasts. It is easy to access beaches and shallow waters where fish like to swim.
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The paradise for a fisher
Finland is paradise for all fishers. The country is covered in numerous kinds of clean freshwater lakes: one tenth of Finland is made up of lakes, rivers and ponds. All in all, there are 187 888 lakes and 647 rivers in Finland. Finland has about 1100 kilometers of sea shoreline without including the countless inland islands and little inlets along them.
Tourists enjoy fishing in Finland. In 2008, a survey announced that 300 000 visitors went fishing during their vacation in Finland.
Lake Päijänne a excellent place for fishing. Lake Päijänne is Finland’s the second largest lake. The Finnish lakes and shores covered with reeded bays, beaches and shallow waters are perfect for fishing.
The most abundant fish in the Finnish lakes are pike, perch, pike-perch, whitefish, burbot, and bream. In the spring and fall when the lake water is colder, trout and salmon are more easily caught. In the summer the trout and the salmon swim in much deeper water.
Buy fishing licenses easily
It is easy to fish in Finland. The necessary fishing licenses are inexpensive, and can be bought from any bank, post or a R-Kioski corner-store, or even online. Licenses can be bought for various lengths of time, in weeks, months, or up to one year. Children under 18 and seniors over 64 do not need licenses to fish. Licenses are not necessary for hook and line fishing with basic hook and line equipment, nor for winter ice-hole fishing.
If you are interested in fishing, you can rent fishing equipment, licenses for rapids fishing or even fishing guides from Houseboat. For example fishing permits at Kapeenkoski 35€ per person for 12 hours and 58€ per person for 24 hours. You can also rent fishing equipments from Kapeenkoski for 12€ per person for 12 hours. The package includes an open-bail spinning reel set, a lure assortment and a hand net.
From us can also book a drift boat fishing trip to Kapeenkoski. Excursion includes a 3-hour fishing trip with a guide. After the trip you can continue fishing on your own at a beach. The price of the trip is a 403 € for 3 persons including a 12 h fishing licenses, rent of fishing equipments and guide services.
Guided fishing tours
Guided river fishing in the Kuusaankoski
It is possible to experience a guided river fishing in the Kuusaankoski. There will be a professional fishing guide helping you. The service also includes equipment and fishing licenses.
Duration: 2 hours
1 to 3 persons 287 €/group
4 to 7 persons 419 €/group
8 to 12 persons 541 €/group
Duration: 3 to 6 hours
1 to 3 persons 507 €/group
4 to 7 persons 595 €/group
8 to 12 persons 684 €/group
A drift boat fishing tour to Kapeenkoski
From us can also book a drift boat fishing trip to Kapeenkoski. Excursion includes a 3-hour fishing trip with a guide. After the trip you can continue fishing on your own at a beach.
The price of the tour: 350€/3 persons
- 12 hours fishing licenses
- rent of fishing equipments
- guide services
Trolling tour in the lake Vatianjärvi
There is also a trolling tour available to the lake Vatianjärvi. The tour includes 3-4 hour guided fishing trip, as well as a well-equipped trolling boat.
The price of the tour:
399€/1 to 3 persons
649€/4 to 9 persons.
There is also a packed lunch available 8€/person.
The starting poit is Varjolan tila.