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Fishing license for Grangärde FVO

In Grangärde fishing-conservation area (fvo) you will find around 50 different lakes and ponds, and also about 20 km of flowing water. In the lakes and rivers there are pike, perch, dace, bream, whitefish, trout and rainbow trout.



One day card – 40 SEK
One week card – 75 SEK
One year card – 200 SEK, valid for one calendar
Day card for Upper Hedtjärn/Sottjärn – 70 SEK
Note that a separate card is needed for Gåltjärn, Ljustjärn and Tanstjärn. These are sold only via Grangärde FVO, 070-345 14 29.

Age limit – Children under the age of 12 years old are fish for free in the company of an adult who has purchased a fishing license (applies to Upper Hedtjärn/Sottjärn)
Contact – 070 – 345 14 29

Grangärde FVO regularly plant trout, rainbow trout and char. There is also the possibility to rent lakes. In the area you will find 12 wind shelters to use when fishing. By some waters there are camp sites for caravans available. Current information about rented lakes can be found at posters at the lakes or by calling 0240-64 00 91.
The following areas are included in the fishing license: Upper Hedtjärn/Sottjärn, the most visited lakes in the area. Campsite can be found close to the lakes. There is also a bridge with disabled accessibility. Fishing license can also be bought in a machine at Hedtjärn. Bysjön, Björken and Saxen, is suitable for those who like to fish for big pike, perch, trout and whitefish. Malingarna, a nature reserve with lakes where there are pike, perch, roach, whitefish and the occasional trout and char. Butjärn. Hojensån, is suitable for fly fishing and it has a fire hut available for overnight stays.
Igeltjärn, is the smallest lake in the area. A cabin is available for overnight stays and cooking. Knivsjön, is a smaller pond where you also have wind shelter. Kytjärn, is a small pond that is secluded and is suitable for fly fishing. A fire hut is available for overnight stays and cooking. There is a bridge with accessibility for disabled.
Separate cards are needed for Gåltjärn, Ljustjärn and Tanstjärn.
- Gåltjärnarna, a pond that is suitable for fly fishing. A fire hut is available for overnight stays.
- Ljutjärn, is suitable for fly fishing. A fire hut is available for overnight stays and cooking. A new bridge for disabled is located by the pond.
- Tanstjärn, a pond on 10 acres, suitable for fly fishing. A fire hut is available for overnight stays.
The holder of the fishing license is responsible for having read the current rules and regulations for the area. For more information see the webpage

Your printed booking confirmation is a valid fishing license within Grangärde 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.


Grangärde fishing lakes and ponds are located in the area around Grangärde and Nyhammar, about 25 km north of Ludvika.



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