Several fish caught in a net.

Fishing license for Väsman FVO

A dozens of island like Sollen, Bärholmarna, Granön, Lövön and a number of headlands gives the lake Väsman its character. Trolling is popular in the area. Buy your fishing license online or in any of our Tourist Offices.



One day card – 50 SEK
One year card for sport fishing – 300 SEK, valid one calendar year
One year card for locals (ortskort) – 300 SEK, valid one calendar year

Crayfish fishing licenses are purchased at .

Age restrictions – Children under the age of 18 fish for free in the company of an adult who has purchased a fishing license. This rue also applies to the wife/husband or person you live together with.
Contact information – Jan Svensson, 070 5941320


You can fish for pike, char, perch and trout. It is allowed to catch a maximum of 3 game fish per day. If you catch more, you have to release it back in the lake, it doesn’t matter if it’s dead or alive. Trout under 50 cm has to be released back in the lake, it doesn’t matter if it’s dead or alive.

Please note that all fishing on the inside of the fence by inlet to Ludvika power station is forbidden. Cray fishing is done according to specific rules. Fishing rules is available for download further down the page.

Day care and schools are allowed to fish for free as an outdoor activity. Otherwise the fishing license is personal and you cannot pass it to another person.

The one day card and one year card for sport fishing is valid for fishing with hand tools only, under the winter it’s also valid for angling.

The holder of the fishing license is responsible for having read the current rules and regulations in the area. For more information see the webpage
Your printed booking confirmation is a valid fishing license within FVO, according to the regulations in the area. You need to bring your fishing license while fishing at all times and be prepared to show it to a supervisor or police.
Pictures: ©N-E Nordqvist