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Searching for perch shoals
Searching for perch shoals
In autumn big perch are feeding eagerly small fish such as vendace, smelt, small perch and bleak. The perch season continues throughout the autumn and hot spots include shallows close to deeps and fast-flowing sounds. In September and October,...
(23.09.2022)
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Angling season is on
Angling season is on
Angling with a hook and a line is the most popular fishing method in Finland. There are almost 900 000 citizens who go on an angling trip at least one time per year. You can find potential angling spots both near the shores and above the shallows of...
(04.08.2022)
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Pike is now really hungry
Pike is now really hungry
In this spring ice melt later than normally in Southern and Central Finland due to rather cold weather in April. Most lakes became ice-free between May 1‒ May 10. In Lapland many lakes are still covered by ice.

Pike starts to spawn in lakes at...
(24.05.2022)
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New bag limits for salmon trollers
New bag limits for salmon trollers
EU Council regulation includes new restrictions for recreational fishers at the Baltic Sea in 2022. Together with Finnish Fishing Act the rules and bag limits are:

Gulf of Botnia and Archipelago Sea (in the Baltic Sea north of latitude...
(27.04.2022)
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7 kilo artic char broke the record
7 kilo artic char broke the record
Record Fish Committee has approved four new Finnish fish records: artic char 7,04 kg, dace 0,21 kg, rudd 1,244 kg and longspined bullhead 16,0 cm.

Arctic char is the northernmost fresh water fish. Arctic char are mostly found in the mountain lakes...
(10.03.2022)
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Shortage of capelin shrinks River Teno Salmon
Shortage of capelin shrinks River Teno Salmon
Researchers from Finland used genetic methods to pinpoint how a fishery for an aquaculture fish food source and changes in salmon fishing may be linked to changes in the size of wild salmon.

The study, published recently in journal Science, showed...
(02.03.2022)
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