Matildanjärvi 6515

Matildanjärvi is a pristine lake inside the Teijo Hiking Area in Southwest Finland. As an angling destination the lake is quite shallow and murky, yet it offers terrific fishing experiences. Fishing from a boat is recommended and boats may be rented from the visitor centre on the shore. Matildanjärvi is also accessible to physically disabled anglers.


Recreational fishing (angling)
1.1. – 31.12.
Angling, Fly fishing, Ice fishing, Trolling
Pike, Rainbow trout, Char, Cyprinids, Trout
Catch size fish stocking
Campfire site, Lean-to shelter, Rental boat, Own boat, Float tube, Boat launching, Cottage, Accessible for the disabled

Buying a license


  • €12 / 3 h
  • €18 / day
  • €90 / week

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 the permission of 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.




Licence terms

Regional licensing terms

1.1. – 31.12.
  • Once you have finished fishing, you must submit a catch report at All caught and released fish must also be reported.
  • The use of all types of artificial lures (lure, fly, jig, pilk) is permitted. The use of natural baits (grubs, shrimp, bait paste, etc.) is also permitted.
  • In the winter, each angler may use up to two rods and lines when fishing from the ice (one of these must be a tip-up). During open water season each angler is allowed one rod and line which must remain within the anglers reach at all times (max. 2 m away from the angler).
  • When trolling without a motor, each angler is allowed 2 rods or lines.
  • Using a flotation device is permitted.
  • Using outboard motor (including electric outboard motor) is prohibited. 
  • Scuba fishing and harpoon fishing are prohibited.

Note! If you are actively ice fishing (i.e., fishing with a rod) while simultaneously having a tip-up on the ice, you must have paid the national fisheries management fee.

Catch quotas

3 hour permit 1 salmonid
Day permit 3 salmonids / day
week permit 2 salmonids / day
Salmonids Rainbow trout


Note! In permits other than the week or family permit, the catch quota is max 3 salmonids / day regardless of permit type.

Catch sizes

  • No minimum catch size for rainbow trout

Extra information


Anglers at Lake Matildanjärvi benefit from the comprehensive services of the Teijo Hiking Area. These include boat and cabin rentals, lean-to shelters, a caravan area and services and fishing structures designed specifically with physically disabled anglers in mind.

Teijon Kalamajat offers modest rental cabins in the Teijo Hiking Area and for lodgings with a bit more luxury, the Kirjakkala Ironworks Village is only a short distance away.

Boat rental: Natura Viva, Teijon Luontokeskus (

Rental prices:

  • €12 / 3 h
  • €18 / 5 h
  • €25 / 12 h
  • €32 / day

Fisheries management

Catch-sized rainbow trout is stocked into the waters every 2-3 weeks between May and September. During the winter season plantings are conducted once or twice.