Utsjoki wilderness 1574

The permit area contains several lake, pond and river waters in the fell region of the municipality of Utsjoki. The permit also grants the right to fish in the running waters and special water areas numbered on the map where lure fishing with a provincial permit and hook and line fishing and ice fishing are otherwise prohibited by ELY Centre decision.

Utsjoki wilderness

Recreational fishing (angling)
Calendar year. The river and stream waters are protected between 1.9.–30.11.
Ice fishing, Casting, Trolling, Fly fishing
Arctic char, Grayling, Trout, Whitefish, Perch, Pike
Natural fish stock
Lean-to shelter

Buying a license

  • €10 / day
  • €35 / week
  • €50 / season

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.

 

 

 

Mobile permits are not available for this destination.

 

Licence terms

Regional licensing terms

Calendar year. The river and stream waters are protected between 1.9.–30.11.
  • Once you have finished fishing, you must submit a catch report at www.tuikki.fi. All caught and released fish must also be reported.
  • The permit also grants the right to fish in the running waters and special water areas numbered on the map where lure fishing with a provincial permit and hook and line fishing and ice fishing are otherwise prohibited by ELY Centre decision (2436/5710-2013).
  • Before fishing in waters that run into the Arctic Ocean, one must disinfect all fishing gear to prevent the spreading of the parasite gyrodactylys salaris.
  • Fishing gear brought in from outside of Ylä-Lappi (Upper Lapland) must be absolutely dry as they arrive or they must be disinfected at a disinfection station.
  • Disinfection stations: There are 15 permit vendors with a disinfection station in the Tenojoki area. The disinfection station in Sevettijärvi is at Peuralampi Camping and in Näätämö it can be found in the Rajamotelli hotel. In Inari the station is situated in the fish harbour.
  • The use of a bait fish in hook & line fishing, ice fishing or lure fishing is absolutely forbidden in the municipalities of Upper Lapland (Inari, Utsjoki, Enontekiö) as per a Decree from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (no. 1376/2004, 31.12.2004).

Catch quotas

Char  No catch quota
Other salmonids  3 salmonids / day

 

Catch sizes

  • All trout 50 cm
  • Grayling 30 cm

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