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Brown trout - Fly fishing on running waters in Finland

Fly fishing is the most popular fishing method on rapids in central Finland. Brown trout is flyfishermens' most wanted catch.

Brown trout are shy and therefore you should approach the fishing ground ver carefully.

Areas above rapids, above and below stones, under fallen trees, and backflows are excellent Brown trout lodges. Places deep enough and sheltered places are excellent. The current does not have to be too swift in a lodge.

Fly-fishing season begins in spring when there are a plenty of pupas in rapids. This is an excellent season to fish Brown trout and grayling. This short season is usually in March but the time varies depending on weather. Best season to catch Brown trout begins in the beginning of summer when the flood season is over.

Brown trout is active in darkness. The best time to catch Brown trout in summer are the darkest hours in the night.It is possible to catch Brown trout also during the day in autumn and spring.

Wet flies and dry flies imitating Brown trout baits as well as fry imitations are excellent for Brown trout fishing.

Fishing Seasons Brown trout Fly fishing on running waters in Finland

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Close season and protection area:11.9.-15.11.11.9.-15.11. In rapids and running water in lakes and rivers populated by salmon, trout, and powan
The minimum size:60 cm Lapland (latitude 67º00'N to north) 50 cm
Typical size of the catch 0,7 - 2 kg

Fishing Licence / Permit alternatives Brown trout Fly fishing on running waters in Finland

Age of the fisher National fishing managemet fee Other permitsArea
0-17 and over 65 yearsEverywhere but not at protection areas (often special fishing grounds)
0-17 and over 65 yearsEverywhere where permits are sold to
18-64 yearsEverywhere where permits are sold to
18-64 yearsEverywhere but not at protection areas (often special fishing grounds)

Fishing equipments Brown trout Fly fishing on running waters in Finland

Reel: 
Rod:  AFTM 5-6
Line:  Floating DT, tippet 0.18-0.3 mm
Price: € 90 -
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Lures Brown trout Fly fishing on running waters in Finland

Type of lure Size and colour Used lures Bait
Fingerling imitations no. 2-6
Silver, Black, Brown
Bleak, perch and miller's thumb imitations .
Sedge flies of different development phases no. 8-16
Brown-Gray-Black-Green
Nalle Puh, Rackelhane .
Upwinged fly imitationsof different development phases no. 8-16
Brown-Green
Klinkhämer Special .
Phantasy flies no. 2-6
Black-Red, Silver
Leech, Super-Tinseli .

Special Fishing Resorts Brown trout Fly fishing on running waters in Finland

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