Residents outside of Finnmark may fish with rod and hand-held line. Otter boards are permitted in lakes only. Fishing for inland fish is permitted throughout the year.
It is not permitted to use live fish as bait. Using dead fish from the same watercourse as bait is permitted.
Only residents of Finnmark can fish with nets and other stationary gear. The regulations relating to fishing for inland fish with a net in Finnmark, specifies the regulations relating to gear.
When fishing freshwater fish in watercourses with anadromous fish (salmon, sea trout and sea char), regulations for anadromous fish also apply to freshwater fish.
Use of non-motorized boats, canoes and kayaks are unrestricted. If you are using boat with motor, please check current regulation with the municipality you are visiting. Remember that requirements concerning drying or disinfection also apply to boats.
Fishing with stationary lines: