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Lake Livojärvi 2595

Livojärvi is a lake with strikingly clear waters that are rich in vendace. The lake's bottom and beaches are mainly sand. Livojärvi is a destination for recreational fishing, net fishing and professional fishing. The lake is ideal for trolling. There is a boat-launching ramp in Säikänsalmi. The lake is abound with vendace and trout, and there is also whitefish and perch.

Lake Livojärvi

Recreational fishing (angling)
Calendar year.
Trolling, Casting, Ice fishing, Angling
Trout, Perch, Pike, Burbot, Vendace, Whitefish
Fry stocking of natural fish stocks
Campfire site, Lean-to shelter, Own boat, Boat launching, Cottage

Purchasing a permit


  • €7 / day
  • €12 / week
  • €30 / 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.



Posio: Neste-huolto Säkkinen (service station)
Pudasjärvi: Neste Pudasjärvi (service station)
Pudasjärvi: Syöte Visitor Centre (

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

Permit terms

Permit terms for the area

Calendar year.
  • Number of rods: max. 6 rods 
  • Metsähallitus' angling permits for Northern Ostrobothnia - Kainuu (5411) and Western Lapland (2410) do not grant the right to fish in Lake Livojärvi.  
  • In order to lure fish in Livojärvi, one must have paid the fisheries management fee. Hook & line fishing and ice fishing in Livojärvi are permitted by everyman's rights. 

Catch quotas and catch reports

  • 1 trout / day
  • 10 trout / calendar year


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 60 cm No protection period in this permit area
Trout without adipose fin At least 50 cm No protection period in this permit area
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.

Further information

Services in the area

There are plenty of rental cabins on the shore of the lake, including Hirsiniemi, Livo and Kuorinki. For more information, visit

Fisheries management

Plantings of two-year-old trout.