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Fishing Cottage Jokiniemi on Lake Saimaa


Fishing Cottage Jokiniemi on Lake Saimaa
Tornimäenkatu 2 a 22
FI-33560 Tampere
Tel.: +358400523819
Other services: guided fishing trips, motor boats
Fishing methods: angling, fly-fishing, ice-fishing, jigging, spinning, trolling
Game species: bream, brown trout, burbot, ide, landlocked salmon, perch, pike, rainbow trout, roach, whitefish, zander

Welcome to our Fishing Cottage on Lake Saimaa!

The Fishing Cottage of Old School Trolling is best suited and especially equipped for sports fishermen groups of 4 to 6 people, families or couples. The pond and river waters right next to the cottage are good for independent angling and spinning and the actual Lake Saimaa areas near the cottage are great for spinning and trolling.

We don’t allow our customers to use fishing nets or traps. Cottage Jokiniemi is for angling, spinning and trolling only.

Fishing Cottage Jokiniemi on Lake Saimaa

Our up-to-date fishing cottage is suitable for 4+2 persons, and it is 68 square metres in size. There is a spacious kitchen-living room, two bedrooms, a wood-heated indoor sauna, shower and toilet. One of the bedrooms has two single beds that can be joined to form a double bed; the other has a 140 cm wide bed for two people. In the living room area there are two sofa beds that can be spread into two 120 cm wide beds. The living room also has a fireplace, 32-inch LED TV, home theatre system and a good Wi-Fi internet connection that you can use free of charge.

Staying at our cottage is a care-free and high quality experience! When you arrive, the beds are already made for you with inviting, fresh bed sheets. The cottage is equipped to meet all basic needs: there are good quality cookware and tableware; spices, baking papers and tinfoil for cooking; plenty of kitchen rolls and toilet paper; washing tablets for the dishwasher, washing powder and liquid for the washing machine as well as other cleaning products you might need during your stay. When you stay at our cottage, the price includes the fees of linen, towels and departure cleaning. As our customer you can focus on the main things: fishing, cooking good food and relaxing.

All our customers have been delighted with the atmosphere of our sauna, which can give you a pleasantly dim-lit and moist sauna experience for hours. If you are in the mood for romance, why not bring candles to the sauna and afterwards cool off with some refreshments in the light of our living room fireplace.

The cottage pond has a sandy, gradually deepening shore and warm waters for both children and adults to swim in.

There is a gas-operated “Muurikka” outdoor cooking set on the terrace, perfect for many kinds of cooking, frying, barbequing and smoking. The terrace is a lovely place to have dinner or to just relax in good company. It has a view over a little pond, and the sandy beach of the pond is good for sunbathing. If the sun gets too hot, you can sit in the nice cool shade of surrounding birch trees.

The cottage was thoroughly renovated in 2013. It now has brand new sauna, shower, toilet and laundry facilities as well as fully renovated bedrooms, terrace and kitchen with new furniture and appliances. The cottage is connected to the municipal water system which provides fresh drinking water from the tap, so there’s no need to bring bottled water to the cottage. We have a washing machine for clothes (with a drying function) and a dish washer.

Fishing near the cottage or on open waters of Lake Saimaa

Our fishing cottage is the perfect choice for sports fishermen using various fishing methods. From the cottage shoreline you can successfully do angling and spinning for pike, perch, bream, roach and ide. The cottage is located in the neck of a lake, between Lake Saimaa and a small pond, which are joined by a 6-7 meters wide river. There is no need to travel more than 400 meters from the cottage by boat to find excellent lake area to do spinning, trolling and angling of walleye, pike, perch, and whitefish. All this you can do in area located less than 2 kilometres from the cottage. In distance of 4 kilometres from the cottage you can find the Sports Fishing Area of Orivirta. In this area you can find 3 straits and a streaming water area to do trolling and spinning. This area is very popular among fishermen trying to catch bigger walleyes. You can also catch pikes and perches as well as do streaming water angling from the shore or from our cottage boat.

Our peaceful cottage is located close to all services fishermen need. Guests can use small motorboats of our cottage and fishing equipment that can be found in our fishing storage for free. For the use of cottage renters we have 4,2 meter boats that are equipped with a 8 hp Mercury and 5 hp Yamaha outboard engines, sonars, GPS plotter (one), oars, anchor and rope, life vests, landing net, 4 sets of rods and reels for trolling and 4 sets of reels and rods for spinning.In the storage you can also find a freezer and equipment for handling fish. In the storage you can also find angling rods, worms, mash, hooks etc you need for angling in Cottage Jokiniemi.

Guided Fishing Trips on Lake Saimaa

We offer our guests spinning and trolling trips to the fishing waters near the cottage as well as to the bigger open water areas of Lake Saimaa – they are the best way for you to learn the finest fishing spots and the most reliable techniques. Our aluminium fishing boat is especially equipped for spinning. If you’d like to do independent fishing, the cottage has two equipped fibreglass boats with small otboard engines for that purpose.

Boating and Fishing Trips for the Whole Family on Lake Saimaa

Our combined boat and fishing trip is a great way to get acquainted with the Lake Saimaa nature and its wonderful views with a big and safe boat, spend some time with your children and enjoy a relaxingly long lunch break on a small island.

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