Purchasing a permit
If you are ordering a permit for more than one person by phone, make sure that you have the addresses and birth dates of all the persons at hand when you make the call. This ensures that the purchase transaction will not be interrupted.
Zones and number of permits
Zone 1 covers Luttojoki River between the border zone and Utjanankoski rapids. Maximum number of anglers per day is five (5).
Zone 2 covers Suomujoki River between Suomunsuu and Lake Lankojärvi. Maximum number of anglers per day is 12.
Zone 3 covers Luttojoki River between Utjanankoski rapids and Kulasjokisuu and also Kolmosjoki River, Torkojoki River and a part of Vuoksijoki River. Permit quota for this zone is 291 fishing days. There is no daily quota.
PERMIT PRICES AND VALIDITY
In Luttojoki-Suomujoki angling permit area, the customer can choose between a 12-hour or 24-hour permit. Validity begins at 6:00 AM or 6 PM. The prices for angling permits are as follows:
|12 hours||10 €|
|24 hours||15 €|
Persons under 18 years of age pay half price for the angling permit.
Persons under 15 years of age may fish in a party with an adult under the adult's angling permit, with the same fishing quota, i.e. they do not require their own angling permit.
A family may purchase a family permit, which costs twice as much and has a fishing quota twice as large as an individual angling permit. A family consists of children under 18 years of age and their parents or legal guardians as well as married and common-law couples.
Where to purchase A permit
You can pay licences using the most common payment methods in the online store (verkkokauppa.eraluvat.fi).
Metsähallitus' fishing permits may also be purchased by phone. The service is open on
weekdays from 9 AM to 4 PM.
Permit terms for the area16 June – 31 August
Fishing gear and bait
Lures and flies are allowed.
The use of a bait fish in hook and line fishing, ice fishing or lure fishing is absolutely prohibited in the Luttojoki-Suomujoki permit area.
Disinfection of fishing tackle
All fishing gear brought in from outside the permit area must be absolutely dry or disinfected at a disinfection station before you start fishing.This is required in order to prevent the spread of the Gyrodactylys salaris parasite in waters that run into the Arctic Ocean.
If the same gear is used for fishing in waters that run into the Arctic Ocean, one must disinfect all fishing gear to prevent the spreading of the parasite Gyrodactylys salaris.
One can disinfect the fishing gear at the Inari fish harbour and at SEO petrol station in Ivalo.
Catch quotas and catch reports
The maximum number of fish that an angler may catch is indicated in the table below:
|fish species||MAXIMUM CATCH DURING 24 HOURS|
|Grayling or whitefish||3 fish|
There is no fishing quota limit for other fish species.
Catch surveys are sent to fishers after the permit expires. All caught and released fish must also be reported.
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||At least 50 cm||1.9.–30.11.*|
|Grayling||At least 35 cm||No protection period in this permit area|
*During the protection period of trout fishing is not allowed in the permit area.
Fishers must observe the catch sizes and protection periods mandated in the Fishing Decree for other fish species.