The waters and lands owned by the Finnish state are there for you to use. The game and fisheries staff of Parks & Wildlife Finland organises all hunting, fishing and off-road traffic in state-owned areas on a sustainable basis. When you purchase a wilderness permit, you invest in Finnish nature; the proceeds are used to benefit the environment. Our job is to ensure that people who would otherwise not have access to wilderness opportunities may also enjoy them. Our wilderness inspectors supervise all wilderness activities on state-owned lands. 

Game and fisheries staff of Parks & Wildlife Finland

News

Fishing permits for the rivers of Northern Lapland for summer 2018 available in May

Fishing permits for the upcoming summer for Inari and Enontekiö become available on May 3, and for Utsjoki on May 9. Some minor changes have been made to some of the fishing destinations.

Off-road permits for state-owned lands can now be applied for electronically

Off-road permits for state-owned lands can now be applied for easily at the Eräluvat.fi web store, except in the case of Lapland's three northernmost municipalities. The new permit application procedure applies to traffic both on off-road tracks and off tracks.

Self-Guided Tours for Fishers

Two new self-guided touring routes have been published by Visit Finland and Metsähallitus. "A Fishing Tour of Blue Finland" and "Land of a Thousand Lakes for Fishers" are perfect for those hoping to combine fishing and sight-seeing.