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Vikajoki 2567

Approximately 50 km of state-owned and private waters in the Vikajoki River between the upper section of Lake Alajärvi and the Vikajärvi-Kemijärvi road. The area is a river destination with plenty of lake waters along the way.

Vikajoki

Recreational fishing (angling)
Calendar year. Trout fishing is prohibited between 1.9.– 30.11. and grayling fishing is prohibited between 1.4.–31.5.
Fly fishing, Casting
Perch, Grayling, Pike, Burbot, Whitefish, Cyprinids, Trout
Own boat, Boat launching

Purchasing a permit

Prices:

  • €6 / day
  • €15 / week
  • €25 / 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.

Where to purchase A permit

 

You can pay licences using the most common payment methods in the online store (verkkokauppa.eraluvat.fi).

 

 

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



 

 

Vikajärvi: Valinta Ovaskainen (grocery store)
Rovaniemi: Science Centre Pilke (nationalparks.fi)

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

Permit terms

Permit terms for the area

Calendar year. Trout fishing is prohibited between 1.9.– 30.11. and grayling fishing is prohibited between 1.4.–31.5.
  • Once you have finished fishing, you must submit a catch report at www.tuikki.fi. All caught and released fish must also be reported.
  • Each angler may use one rod or line, which must remain within the angler's reach at all times.

Catch quotas and catch reports

Day permit 3 salmonids
Week permit 3 salmonids / day
Season permit 3 salmonids / day

 

There are no catch quotas for whitefish.

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 1.9.–30.11.
Trout without adipose fin At least 50 cm 1.9.–30.11.
Grayling At least 35 cm 1.4.–31.5.

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