Winter fishing

Enjoy the thrill of ice fishing on the lakes of Kuusamo

Blue skies, white snow, peace and beauty - heaven on earth! Winter fishing is an excellent activity for the whole family: it's easy and quick to get started. You don't need a fishing license.  Most of our safari organizers have ready planned winter fishing trips in the Ruka and Kuusamo area. ​

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Trout ponds in the winter: Helilampi

Helilampi pond is located near Kuusamon Uistin fishing gear factory. Ice fishing for rainbow trouts is allowed at Helilampi from December until the end of April. Ice fishing is free of charge, but all fishermen need to get a fishing licence from the factory shop of Kuusamon Uistin together with the instructions or ice fishing on the pond. You can take up one rainbow trout per day; once you've caugth a rainbow trout, please take it all the way up and finish fishing for the day. Other fish (whitefish, perk, pike) unlimited. 

You can use only one fishing rod at a time. No artificial baits. Once you've cleaned the fish, please take all the guttings with you and leave it to a trash bin. Fishing at own risk - check the thickness of the ice cover before you go on ice! 

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