River Matkusjoki

Stocked catch speices of the river are rainbow trout and brown trout.   Natural catch speices are ide, perch and pike.  

Allowed fishing methods at the river are spinning and fly fishing. Available services are lean-to, fireplace and garbage disposal.

Hydrology - River Matkusjoki

Mean discharge  10,6 m3/s  (valuma-alueen koon perusteella arvioitu)
Lenght  20 km  ((Koskia toista kymmentä))

Fishing Licences River Matkusjoki

Season:Other season 01.06.-30.5.
Price Duration / Catch quota
Licencegroup: Fishing Method: All All
15 €24 h / 3 salmonid
32 €Week / 3 salmonid
50 €Season / 3 salmonid
18-64-years old fisherman has to purchase also personal National fishing management fee Fee: 45 EUR for the calendar year 2020 or 15 EUR for seven days or 6 EUR for one day.

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Places to pay the permit River Matkusjoki


 017-764617  SONKAKOSKI 

Sonka huolto

 017-761 607  SONKAJÄRVI 

Sukevan yhteispalvelupiste




Fishing Rules River Matkusjoki

Fishing Methods

Spinning and fly fishing.

General Catch Sizes and Closed Seasons (Finland Fishing Act)

Brown Trout Minimum Lenght cm
With adipose fin South of 64º00N latitude
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With adipose fin 64º00N - 67º00N välissä olevissa sisävesissä cm
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Without adipose fin North of 67º00N latitude cm
Without adipose fin cm
River and Brook
Grayling Minimum Lenght cm
South of 67º00N Latitude cm
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North of 67º00N Latitude cm
South of 67º00N
Freshwater Salmon Minimum Lenght cm
Vuoksi and Hiitolanjoki drainage system
Rivers and brooks .
Salmon Minimum Lenght cm
North of 63º30 N Latitude Bay of Bothnia cm
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River and Brook .
Pike Perch Minimum Lenght cm
Finland cm
Char Minimum Lenght cm
Lake Inarinjärvi cm
Vuoksi drainage area cm
Lake Kuolimo and Saimaa between Puumalansalmi and Vuoksenniska and Vuoksi drainage system area .
Whitefish Minimum Lenght cm
River and brook that empties to sea
Lamprey Minimum Lenght cm
Crayfish Minimum Lenght cm
Jokirapu, täplärapu ja kapeasaksirapu (Astacus leptodactylus)
Rainbow Trout and other Fish Speices Minimum Lenght cm

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River Matkusjoki Fish Stockings

Matkusjoki fish stockings

Superior Lake: Sonkajärvi

Underneath Lake: Hernejärvi

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River Matkusjoki Pictures

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River Matkusjoki Maps and Driving Directions


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Associated Lakes

Sonkajärvi 540 ha
Hernejärvi 278 ha

Special fishing areas nearby: Matkusjoki

River Matkusjoki 0 km
Iisalmi Maximum depth 10,6 m Maximum depth 20 m
15€/24 tuntia 32€/viikko 50€/kausi
Haapakoski Nurmijoki 14 km
Päsmärikoski Nurmijoki 14 km
Nurmijoki Rapids 14 km
Sonkajärvi Maximum depth 7,8 m Maximum depth 25 m
10€/vrk 30€/viikko
Jyrkänkoski Rapids 16 km
Sonkajärvi Area 150 ha Area 7,7 ha
25€/24 tuntia
Fishing ground of Lake Sonkajärvi 18 km
Sonkajärvi Height of drop 4900 m
15€/24 tuntia 32€/viikko 55€/kausi
Fishing ground of Lake Sonkajärvi 19 km
Sonkajärvi Height of drop 4900 m
15€/24 tuntia 32€/viikko 55€/kausi
Pitkäkoski Rapids 21 km
Iisalmi Area 1260 ha
10€/6 tuntia 15€/24 tuntia

Lakes nearby Matkusjoki

Big Lakes:
Sonkajärvi 540 ha 3km
Oravijärvi 108 ha 12km
Harvanjärvi 205 ha 12km
Sukevanjärvi 389 ha 17km

All Lakes nearby:
Hyrreenlampi 16 ha 1km
Lampare 12 ha 1km
Toivakkolampi 39 ha 2km
Matkusjoen yläosa 0 ha 2km
Kumpulampi 20 ha 2km
Tetrijärvi 6 ha 3km
Hankalampi 10 ha 3km
Sonkajärvi 540 ha 3km
Torilanlampi 4 ha 4km
Iso-Paasonen 53 ha 4km

Fishing Guides

Cottages Matkusjoki

Cottage Sonkajärvi Petäjäjärvi Koirakoski Nurmijoki Ylä-Savon Golfseura Vatuski
Pyyniemen saunamökki
2+2 henk 30m2
alk. 500-700
/week/cottage 14 km 
Cottage Sonkajärvi Haapajärvi Jyrkänkoski Ylä-Savon Golfseura Vuokatti
4+1 henk 80m2
alk. 700
/week/cottage 16 km 
Cottage Sonkajärvi Jyrkänkoski Jyrkänkoski Ylä-Savon Golfseura Vuokatti
Herrala Imperial Sviitti
2 henk 41m2
alk. 700
/week/pers. 16 km 
Cottage Sonkajärvi Haapajärvi Jyrkänkoski Ylä-Savon Golfseura Vuokatti
Jyrkän Retkeilymaja
2 henk 20m2
alk. 140
/week/pers. 16 km 
Cottage Lapinlahti Korpinen Tiilikkajoki Tahkon Golfseura Vatuski
Varpaisjärven lomamökki
7+2 henk 0m2
alk. 850
/week/cottage 35 km 
Cottage Sotkamo Nuasjärvi Jormaskylän kosket Katinkulta Golf Vuokatti
Sotkamon lomamökki
4+2 henk 150m2
alk. 340-450
/week/cottage 58 km 
Cottage Kajaani Oulunjärvi Linnanvirta Kajaaninjoki Kajaanin Golf Saukkovaara
Kajaanin lomamökki
4+2 henk 89m2
alk. 340-450
/week/cottage 61 km 
Cottage Valtimo Haapajärvi Keyrityn-Puntinjoki Pielis-Golf Vatuski
Valtimon lomamökki
6+2 henk 110m2
alk. 340-450
/week/cottage 67 km 
Cottage Pyhäntä Kärsämäenjoki St. Lake Golf Club
Pyhännän lomamökki
4 henk 100m2
alk. 340-450
/week/cottage 68 km 
Cottage Pyhäjärvi Pyhäjärvi Pyhäjoen yläjuoksu St. Lake Golf Club Sahis
Pyhäjärven lomamökki
4 henk 90m2
alk. 340-450
/week/cottage 75 km 
Cottage Paltamo Kivesjärvi Kiehimänjoki, Kongasjoki Varisjoki Paltamon Golf Saukkovaara
Paltamon lomamökki
8+2 henk 150m2
alk. 340-450
/week/cottage 79 km 
Cottage Juankoski Vuotjärvi Pisankoski Tahkon Golfseura Tahko
8 henk 85m2
alk. 550
/week/cottage 83 km 
Cottage Juuka Vaikkojärvi Pisankoski Pielis-Golf Vatuski
Juukan lomamökki
7 henk 90m2
alk. 340-450
/week/cottage 84 km 
Cottage Puolanka Osamakajärvi Lantinkosket Kongasjoki Paltamon Golf Paljakka
Puolangan lomamökki
5+2 henk 90m2
alk. 340-450
/week/cottage 89 km 
Cottage Ristijärvi Iijärvi Torvenjoki Paltamon Golf Saukkovaara
Ristijärven lomamökki
4+3 henk 100m2
alk. 340-450
/week/cottage 92 km 


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