Southern Finland 7413

With Metsähallitus' angling permit for Southern Finland you can fish using a fly or a lure in the state-owned waters in Southern Finland. The permit area contains approximately 47 000 hectares of lake and pond waters and under one thousand kilometres of river and stream waters. However, the angling permit does not grant the right to fish in private waters, Metsähallitus' other angling destinations (former recrational fishing destinations), public water areas of lakes, joint permit areas, rental waters with full fishing rights or in specialty waters.

One of the benefits of Metsähallitus' angling permit is that it covers the entire family and it allows you to troll using multiple rods (up to 8 rods). The angling permit for Southern Finland grants anglers the right to fish even in the state-owned rapids and running sections with migratory fish stocks that are not included in the national fisheries management fee.

Every purchase of a permit is an investment in nature. The funds received from the sale of angling permits is used for managing our fishing waters.

Southern Finland

Recreational fishing (angling)
Calendar year.
Lure fishing, Trolling, Fly fishing
Trout, Landlocked Salmon, Grayling, Whitefish, Zander

Purchasing a permit


Angling permit for Southern Finland, over 18 years of age (family permit)
  • €10 / day
  • €15 / week
  • €25 / calendar year

This permits allows the entire family to fish with one permit. In this context, a family consists of children under 18 years of age and their parents/legal guardians as well as married and common-law couples.

Angling permit for Southern Finland, 15-18 years of age (personal permit)
  • €10 / calendar year
Angling permit for Southern Finland, under 15 years of age (personal permit)
  • €0 / calendar year


You can pay licences using the most common payment methods in the online store (



Metsähallitus' fishing licences may also be purchased by phone. The service is open on
weekdays from 9 AM to 4 PM.


Licensens remaining / free days
  • Several remaining
  • Less than 5 left
  • Out of stock

Permit terms

Further information

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