Salmon fishing in the Byske river

Welcome to Byske River.
Here you'll find the most important rules for fishing the Byske river 2013.
Children & youths fish free of charge until the day they turn 18.

Salmon fishing is allowed until the 31th of August. Until the 18th of June it is catch and release only, meaning all fishes caught, dead or alive, will be released back into the river.
Between 1st of August and 31th of August you're only allowed to keep salmon and sea trout within the length of 50-63 cm. All other catches of salmon and sea trout must be released into the river with no exceptions.
Minimum size for salmon is 50 centimeters and for sea trout it's 50 centimeters.
Bag limit: 1 salmon or sea trout/day and 5 salmons & 5 sea trout’s/year.
When a salmon or a sea trout are killed the angler is obliged to practice catch and release for the remaining day (until time 24:00).
The bag limit for Grayling is five per day and angler and the minimum size is 35 cm.

During June all fishing is forbidden from 06.00 - 18.00 between the blue bridge (the bridge in to the village) and the cablebridge of wood.In the same area only single hooks are allowed for all fishing methods during June.
All fishing is forbidden in Byske river and the tributaries from 15th September until 14th October. During the period 1st of September to 15th of October sea trout fishing is forbidden.
Salmon season end 31th of August.
Foul hooked fish must be released.
You are obliged to report your catch of trout and salmon exceeding the minimum size within 24 hours.
Catch and release pointers. Keep the fish on the water while gently removing the hook. Hold the fish upright in the stream and wait until the fish is ready to swim away. Never touch a fish with dry hands


Make your catch report - push the button on the left.

Buy a fishing license - push the button on the left.