Here you’ll find the most important rules for fishing the Byske river.

Children & youths fish free of charge until the day they turn 18. Fishing licenses must also be carried for children and young people, free fishing licenses are obtained after registration in iFiske. The fishing license is valid in all waters within the fishing area and with the same rules.

Fishing for Salmon 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, must be released back into the river.

Land owners* who holds a fishing right are allowed to kill and keep salmon during the period 1st of January until 31st of August.

Between 1st of August and 31th of August you’re only allowed to keep salmon within the length of 50-63 cm. All other catches of salmon must be released into the river with no exceptions.

You’re only allowed to keep sea trout within the length of 50-63 cm throughout the season. All other catches of 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 trouts/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 1th of September until 31th of December.

For land owners* all fishing is forbidden in Byske river and the tributaries from 1th of September until 14th of October.

*The person who´s name is registered on a property of land which includes a fishing right.

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.

Inspection fees
The fishing in contravention of the prohibitions or conditions in Byske River fishing district will be required to control charge:

Violation 5 salmons /year and 5 trouts/year, 4400: –
Viotation 5 graylings/day, 4400: –
Violation of the prohibition area in Fällfors, 4400: –
Fishing in closed area under not permitted time (blue bridge-suspension bridge), 2200: –
Fishing with more than a single hook on the route Blue bridge-suspension bridge in June, 1100: –
Killed salmon before June 19, 4400: –
Killed salmon over 63 cm in August, 4400: –
Killed trout over 63 cm, 4400: –
Fishing after September 1st , 4400: –
The killing of foul hooked fish , 1100: –
More than 2 meters tippet length at spinn fly fishing, 1100: –
Fishing with more than one rod in the lakes, 1100: –
Violation 5 fishes per day in the lakes, 4400: –
Not authorized catch report, all fields must be completed, height and or weight shall be indicated, 1100: –
Not filed catch report, 1100: –
Not having a valid fishing license, 550: –

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