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Rivers and lakes Suldalslågen © Skattkammeret Suldal/Inge Riska

In some river and lakes, it is free to fish, other places you need a license. Check with private

landowners for fishing permits. Fishing seasons vary from river to river, and you should check

with local tourist offices for more information.

Bjerkreimselva river is a popular area for salmon and trout

fishing. Named one of the best salmon rivers in Norway. Several years the total catch has been more than 7 000 salmons. VII/C6

Rivers Dirdalelva and Frafjordelva are also fantastic

salmon rivers. VII/C5 Minimum sizes for fishing types: fiskeridir.no/English Fishing fee: fiskeravgift.miljodirektoratet.no Local fishing permits: purchase at inatur.no More about fishing: fiskeridir.no/English

Etneelva river is one of the most important

salmon rivers in western Norway, located in

beautiful settings. Trout is also available. Fishing fee applies. VII/B2

Suldalslågen river is one of Norway’s most

famous salmon rivers. At the end of the 1800s,

Soknaelva river is a small river, and thus important for all fish-

ers to respect each other, and do not stay too long at one fishing spot. VII/C7

Rv. 504 Fiskje consists of lakes Hedlevatna, Husavatn,

Kappatjern, Litlamos, Litlavatn, Mellomstrandsvatn, Oslandsvatn, Romavatn, Røyslandsvatn, Stevetjern and Storemos. Trout and char. VII/B6

Ørsdalsvatnet is the largest lake in Bjerkreim of 18 km. The

lake and the nature can best be explored on a boat trip with M/K Ørsdølen Sundays in summer. VII/C6

Walter Archer protected the river from using any

other fishing tools than the fishing rod, and since then, it has been popular for salmon fishing.

Also popular for salmon safari and river rafting expeditions by Mo Laksegard. VII/C3

Figgjoelva river starts at Ålgård and passes

the small community of Figgjo continuing to Sele at Jæren. The river is known for sports

fishing and is one of Norway’s largest salmon rivers. VII/B5

Ørsdalsvatnet © Eduardo Grund

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The official travel guide for Destination Haugesund, Destination Ryfylke og Region Stavanger. English version.

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