Fishing

All Espoo residents may fish freely using a hook and line or an ice fishing rod. It is also permitted to fish Baltic herring using a line equipped with 5 to 10 hooks (Finnish: “litka”) specifically designed for this species. Residents under the age of 18 or over the age of 65 do not need to pay the fisheries management fee to the state.

Fishing permits

Fishing in Espoo

Information about hunting is available from Espoo-Kauniaisten Riistanhoitoyhdistys, the game management association operating in Espoo and Kauniainen www.espoonriistanhoitoyhdistys.fi(extrernal link) (in Finnish).