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Palojoki-Hietajoki 1554

Zone 1: Palojoki (up until the mouth of Paatsikkajoki). No daily quota. 

Zone 2: Hietajoki (up until the mouth of Uijajoki). No daily quota. 


Recreational fishing (angling)
1.6. – 31.8.
Casting, Fly fishing
Grayling, Trout, Whitefish, Pike, Sea salmon
Natural fish stock

Purchasing a permit


  • €12 / day 

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.



Hetta: Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, telephone number +358 206 39 7950
Kilpisjärvi: Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre, telephone number +358 206 39 7990


Permit terms

Permit terms for the area

1.6. – 31.8.

Permit does not grant the right to fish in other waters of the area. Please see permit Enontekiö wilderness (1551).

Further information:
Fell Lapland Visitor Centre Skierri, Hetta, tel. +358 206 39 7950
Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre, Kilpisjärvi, tel. +358 206 39 7990

Catch quotas and catch reports

Trout 1 fish / permit
Salmon 1 fish / permit
Other salmonids  3 fishes / permit


Once you have finished fishing, you must submit a catch report at 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 30 cm No protection period in this permit area
Salmon At least 60 cm 1.9.–30.11.*

*During the protection period of trout and salmon 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.