Niemisjärvet, Evo 6502

The Niemisjärvi Lakes permit area includes the Lakes Ylinen Niemisjärvi, Keskinen Niemisjärvi and Alinen Niemisjärvi with a total surface area of approximately 30 hectares. This fishing and hiking destination is especially suitable for the whole family. You can catch fish from both the shore or from a boat. The lakes are regularly stocked with rainbow trout and the hiking trails of Evo and the beach at Alinen Niemisjärvi will keep the whole family entertained. Children also have their own Lake Vähä-Koukkujärvi where they can practice fishing at peace with the help of mom and dad.

Niemisjärvet, Evo

Recreational fishing (angling)
1.1. – 5.6 and 8.6 at 15:00 p.m. – 31.12. Calendar year in children's Vähä-Koukkujärvi.
Angling, Fly fishing, Ice fishing, Trolling, Lure fishing
Perch, Pike, Rainbow trout, Whitefish, Trout
Catch size fish stocking
Campfire site, Lean-to shelter, Float tube, Cottage

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. – 5.6 and 8.6 at 15:00 p.m. – 31.12. Calendar year in children's Vähä-Koukkujärvi.
  • 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, pilk, fly) is permitted. The use of natural baits 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.
  • Scuba fishing and harpoon fishing are prohibited.
  • An angler may use his or her own boat, but they must pay a fee for its use equal to the price of a rental boat. The use of an outboard motor (including electric ones) is prohibited.
  • Using a flotation device is permitted.
  • Only anglers under 12 years old are allowed to fish in Lake Vähä-Koukkujärvi and fishing in the lake is only allowed from the shore.

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, 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


Boat rental:

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.