Kemijoki 2568

The permit area contains both state-owned and private waters in the Kemijoki river on the southeast side of Rovaniemi from Pirttikoski to Taittumaniemi dam to Juomujokisuu. In total, the permit area covers approximately 40 kilometres of river.

Map of the permit area will be updated soon.


Recreational fishing (angling)
Calendar year. Grayling fishing is prohibited between 1.4.–31.5.
Fly fishing, Trolling, Casting
Perch, Grayling, Pike, Rainbow trout, Zander, Burbot, Whitefish, Cyprinids, Trout
Own boat, Lean-to shelter, Boat launching

Target map

Lapland, Rovaniemi

Buying a license


  • €6 / day
  • €15 / week
  • €25 / calendar year

All persons under 18 years of age receive a 50% discount on the permits and persons under 15
years of age are allowed to share the same fishing quota, with permission from their parent or
legal guardian. The family permit costs twice as much and its fishing quota is twice as large.


You can buy licences directly from the online store and pay using the
most common payment methods.



Metsähallitus' fishing licences may also be purchased by phone. The service is open on
weekdays from 9 AM to 4 PM.



As of 1 January 2020, mobile permits are no longer available. This is due to mobile network operator’s decision not to provide the current service anymore.




Vanttauskoski: Info and Service Point Siula
Vikajärvi: Valinta Ovaskainen (grocery store)
Rovaniemi: Metsähallitus / Pilke House


Licensens remaining / free days
  • Several remaining
  • Less than 5 left
  • Out of stock

Licence terms

Regional licensing terms

Calendar year. Grayling fishing is prohibited between 1.4.–31.5.
  • Once you have finished fishing, you must submit a catch report at All caught and released fish must also be reported.

Catch quotas

Day permit 3 salmonids
Week permit 3 salmonids / day
Season permit 3 salmonids / day


There are no catch quotas for whitefish.

Catch sizes

  • Trout 50 cm (LAPELY 378/5713-2016)
  • Grayling 35 cm
  • Pike-perch 37 cm