Fishing licenses & fishing grounds 

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With the exception of angling and ice-fishing, all types of fishing require a licence in Finland. The type of licence is determined by the type of fishing, equipment and area, as well as the age of the applicant.

  • The guide Leisure and Sportfishing in Central Finland provides more detailed information on fishing and fishing grounds in the Jyväskylä Region. You can pick up a copy at the Jyväskylä Region Tourist Office or browse online here (part 1) and here (part 2) .
  • Recreational fishing is allowed on the Tuomiojärvi and Köhniönjärvi lakes in Jyväskylä. More information on the required licences and their prices and sales points is available in Finnish at

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