Älvkarleby Fishing



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Among the best salmon and sea trout waters in Europe. The fishing is divided into three sections where salmon and sea trout is mainly in section A. The B/C section is mostly for pike, pikeperch and perch. In Älvkarleby section A one of its Swedish records is 27.97 kg for salmon in running water.


At Älvkarleby Fishing Camp we speak Swedish and English.


The fishing premier is the third Saturday in March and lasts till November 30. Best fishing time is April-July and September-October.

Other activities

About 15 km to the zoo and amusement park Furuvik, 10 km to the Rullsand ocean camping. Around 30 km to the city of Gävle.

Additional information

Sea trout: March-May, September-November. Salmon: June-July. Pike: March-May, September-November.



Dalälven record – section-A: salmon 27.97 kg; sea trout 13 kg; zander 10.3 kg; Pike 15.1 kg. Very large whitefish, e.g. vimba, silver bream. 


We sell fishing equipment adapted to fishing for salmon and sea trout, as well as arranging for fishing guides and locating fishing equipment for hire. 

Fishing equipment

Use a reel or a bait-casting reel with 0.45-50 mm nylon line, 10-11foot rod. Maybe a 2-handed fly rod with heavier lines. Use a single-hook or tube fly and a 30-90g sinker, which you cast, letting it float with the current. Even a 25-50g trolling spoon.

Fishing regulations

Lead, live bait and braided lines are not allowed. Max 3 salmon-like fishes/day/person. Minimum size:  sea trout 45 cm; salmon –50 cm.



When you visit with us you can also book suitable lodgings on www.alvkarlebyfiskecamp.se  Älvkarleby Fishing Camp cabins are located on the water within walking distance of the fishing sites. At Älvkarleby Fishing Camp we have a camping site for tents and caravans, and also offer different types of self catering cabins; 2 bed/14sqm cabin with no shower, 4 bed/16sqm cabin with shower, 2 bed/18 sqm handicap friendly cabin with shower, 4 bed/21 sqm cabin with shower, basic camping cabins with no water or shower. 


Location & transfer

Arlanda airport -Älvkarleby 118 km, 1hr 12 min // Stockholm city - Älvkarleby 151 km, 1hr 29 min // Nynäshamn - Älvkarleby 208 km, 2hr 14 min // Malmö-Älvkarleby 751 km, 7hr 49 min.

GPS (WGS 84)

Lat: 60.57670, Long: 17.44875

Booking: travel agent


Contact information

Company: Älvkarleby Fishing
Address: Fiskekontoret / Forskarstigen 14B
Zip/City: SE-814 94 Älvkarleby
Phone: +46(0)26-729 16
Phone: +46(0)70-575 13 33
Website: www.alvkarlebysportfiske.nu
Email: alvkarleby.sportfiske@telia.com

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