Fishing and Ice Fishing

Fishing in Pyhä-Luosto area

Among other activities, fishing is one of the hobbies of many people who come to Lapland for vacation or at least want to try it. In the area you can explore fishing secrets either independently or with the guidance of a program service company. Fishing equipment is also available for rent if you do not have your own gear.

The fisheries management fee is required if you are 18-64 years of age and will be fishing with lures or traps or crayfishing.

An easily accessible fishing spot in Luosto is Metsähallitus' rod fishing area in Ahvenlampi pond, right in the center of Luosto. All types of fishing incl. angling and ice fishing are subject to the Ahvenlampi rod permit.

Permits for the pond can be obtained either from or from the Visitor Center Naava. There are boardwalks around the pond to facilitate casting lures from the beach. It is prohibited to use a boat in the pond. The pond is regularly stocked with catch size rainbow trout.

Pyhäjärvi lake and Pyhäjoki river provide a good fishing environment close to Pyhätunturi. The license is sold by the fishing community (only in Finnish). Angling and ice fishing with a single fishing rod are general fishing rights and do not require a special permit for Pyhäjärvi.


Service providers

Kairankutsu - Call of the Wilderness - Activities & rental - Local guide, private & small groups -