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Small lakes and bay waters are freezing – ice fishing season starts soon also in the Finnish Lake District
Small lakes and bay waters are freezing – ice fishing season starts soon also in the Finnish Lake District
Exceptionally warm autumn went on and on in the Southern and Central Finland. After very warm November also the first half of December offered rather high temperatures: all time temperature record of November – 11.1 degrees – was measured in...
(15.12.2015)
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Fishing Degree approved: new minimum sizes and closed seasons
Fishing Degree approved: new minimum sizes and closed seasons
New Fishing Degree was approved last week. In the beginning of year 2016 the new Fishing Act and the Fishing Degree will be the guidelines in Finnish fisheries.

In the new Degree for instance new minimum sizes of fish and closed seasons are...
(30.11.2015)
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Restoration in River Kymijoki helps salmon and trout
Restoration in River Kymijoki helps salmon and trout
Restoration project was named ”Airbridge”, because helicopter was used to carry the cravel material to the potential spawning sites. In River Kymijoki there are lot of rapids and stream areas. By other means the transportation of gravel would be...
(13.10.2015)
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Peak season for zander is now on – also other species bite lures
Peak season for zander is now on – also other species bite lures
Zander anglers have got good results lately. Both jigging and trolling have been successful on the lakes of Southern and Central Finland. Early summer was difficult time for anglers who were trying their luck by trolling. Zander did not bite well...
(14.08.2015)
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It is time for a crayfish feast – try also new crayfish dishes
It is time for a crayfish feast – try also new crayfish dishes
Darkening nights of autumn invite people to celebrate crayfish parties. The catches of crayfish have been very good and great number of signal crayfish are being hauled up by the crayfish pots. Even though the early summer was rather chilly, catch...
(14.08.2015)
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Fish counting began on River Tornionjoki and River Simojoki
Fish counting began on River Tornionjoki and River Simojoki
Natural Resources Institute Finland started monitoring the salmon spawning runs of this summer into the Rivers Tornionjoki and Simojoki. On River Tornionjoki the echo sounder is located at Kattilakoski Rapids, 100 km upstream from the Baltic Sea near...
(01.06.2015)
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Record salmon catches on River Tornionjoki
Record salmon catches on River Tornionjoki
On River Tornionjoki year 2014 was historical. Total salmon catches were 147 tons, which is over triple times more than yearly average catch of 21st century (42 tons). About 18 000 salmon were caught in 2014. Heavy salmon run tempted over 10 000...
(17.03.2015)
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New Fishing Act approved today
New Fishing Act approved today
During its second last days plenary session Parliament of Finland approved a new Fishing Act. The Act has been prepared since spring 2008, altogether 7 years.

The primary goal of the new act is to help forward natural reproduction of fish stocks....
(13.03.2015)
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Finnish Fishing Travel Company 2015 -competition is announced. The first prize 3 000 euros!
Finnish Fishing Travel Company 2015 -competition is announced. The first prize 3 000 euros!
Finnish Fishing Innovation Center Association (KAAOS) with its partners want to develop fishing travel industry in Finland. They invite all persons interested in fishing tourism to take part of Finnish Fishing Travel Company 2015 –competition....
(06.02.2015)
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Burbot season is beginning
Burbot season is beginning
The fishing season for burbot, the delicacy of mid-winter, is about to begin. Burbot is slowly starting to move towards its spawning areas and anglers are already ready. The ice situation on the waters of Southern Finland is not yet very good.
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(15.01.2015)
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