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Miekojärvi 2520

Lake Miekojärvi, situated near the Arctic Circle in a beautiful tree-covered hill region spotted by lakes, is a popular boating and trolling destination. The surroundings offer comprehensive services. There are fish harbours at both ends of the lake where it is possible to launch even large boats.


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

Purchasing a permit

In Miekojärvi angling permit area, the customer can choose between a validity period of 24 hours, 7 days or the entire season. The prices of angling permits are as follows:

permit validity permit price
24 hours 10 €
7 days 25 €
The entire season (calendar year) 50 €

Persons under 18 years of age can buy the angling permit at half price.

Persons under 15 years of age may fish under the angling permit and within the fishing quota of an adult belonging to the same party, without needing to purchase an angling permit of their own.

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 (



Metsähallitus' fishing permits may also be purchased by phone. The service is open on
weekdays from 9 AM to 3 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.





Pello: LP-Autohuolto Oy (car repair shop)
Rovaniemi: Lapland Fishing Oy
Rovaniemi: Science Centre Pilke (


Permit terms

Permit terms for the area

Calendar year

Lake Miekojärvi also has private water areas that are not included in the permit area. Anglers must check the borders of the permit area on the permit area map or on service.


Catch quotas

There is no catch quota in Miekojärvi angling permit area.

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
Pike-perch At least 42 cm No protection period

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