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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, Pike-perch, Burbot, Whitefish, Cyprinids, Trout
Own boat, Lean-to shelter, Boat launching

Permit area map

Lapland, Rovaniemi

Purchasing a permit


  • €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.

Where to purchase A permit


You can pay licences using the most common payment methods in the online store (



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



With the Eräluvat app, you can purchase angling permits easily and quickly. You can pay with a debit or credit card. Read the instructions for using the app.


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.



Vikajärvi: Valinta Ovaskainen (grocery store)
Rovaniemi: Science Centre Pilke (

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

Permit terms

Permit terms for the area

Calendar year. Grayling fishing is prohibited between 1.4.–31.5.


Catch quotas and catch reports

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


There are no catch quotas for whitefish.

Catch sizes and protection periods

The following catch sizes and protection periods for fish species are in effect for this permit area:

Fish species Catch Size Protection period
Trout with adipose fin At least 50 cm* No protection period in this permit area*
Trout without adipose fin At least 50 cm No protection period in this permit area*
Pike-perch At least 42 cm No protection period
Grayling At least 35 cm 1.4.–31.5.


Fishers must observe the catch sizes and protection periods mandated in the Fishing Decree for other fish species.