The requirement of a residential address in Norway to practice freshwater fishing has been introduced for the period 15 March – 15 June. Dispensation from this rule may be granted in specified areas.
Permission will only be granted for specified areas, and the applicant must fulfil one or more of the following requirements:
- The applicant has close family in Finnmark, i.e. parents, parents-in-law, brother, sister or child
- The applicant is working in the county for at least one month during the relevant fishing period
- The application applies to outdoor recreation without the use of motorised vehicles
- The application contains other special grounds which indicate that dispensation may be granted