Getnö Gård - Lake Åsnen Resort



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Getnö Gård is a tourist and conference facility located on its own island group in the middle of Lake Åsnen. The lake is part of the Mörrumsån river system and the islands are surrounded by bird preserves, nature preserves and included in a future national park called Western Åsnen. Getnö Island presents virgin nature and unforgettable natural experiences all year, a true Eldorado for sport anglers, bird watchers, canoeists and nature lovers. You’re all welcome.


At Getnö Gård we speak Swedish, English and German.


The Getnö fishing season is year long. Spring fishing for pike begins in April-May; from June through August summer fishing looks for pike, pikeperch and perch; September through November offers the same menu; while winter fishing in January, February and March focuses on pike and perch.

Other activities

At Getnö you can also hire canoes and kayaks for use on the Värend canoeing trail, touring bicycles on the Round Åsnen cycling trail (3-4-5 km), picking berries and mushrooms, tennis, riding Iceland ponies, nature school for children, country café and farm store, game restaurant and an après-fish pub.

Additional information

Getnö Gård, Lake Åsnen Resort is a 15 km2 private nature conservation area developed as a family company since the 1970s. The Olsson family extends a hearty welcome to Getnö Gård.



Pike, pikeperch and perch are the three main fish species in Lake Åsnen. Eel abounds and there are many kinds of white fish, such as bream, tench, roach and rudd. Trophy fish include pike at more than 20 kg, pikeperch above 12 kg and eel exceeding 3 kg. 


Getnö Gård has some 20 boats available, incl. Linder 410/400 Sportsman with 4-strok, 4 hp Yamaha motors and electric alternatives. Our fishing guides know our waters like their backyard and take you to the top fishing spots. You can rent fishing equipment and fish finders, as well as lake charts and a Getnö depth chart. The facility includes a reception, a fishing shop, farm store, country café and pub.

Fishing equipment

Spin-fishing for pike, pikeperch and perch, trolling for pikeperch and pike, ice-fishing for perch, lake fishing and much more. Summertime night fishing for pikeperch is a genuine nature experience. Angling for carp and other whitefish, fly-fishing for brown or rainbow trout, as well as for pike, though with heavier equipment.

Fishing regulations

At Getnö Gård we accept the rules for fishing in Lake Åsnen issued by the Åsnen Fish Conservation Area. C&R is the primary method.
Minimum size: Pike – 50 cm and pikeperch – 45 cm. No more than 2 trolling rods per fishing licence. Pikeperch is protected in May. Special rules for Put-n-Take waters.



Getnö Gård has 12 detached holiday cabins, all with kitchen, WC and shower. Some of them even have sauna and laundry. The cabins vary in size and the number of beds range from two to 12. There are several rustic fishing huts without electricity. The cabins (stugor) include: Gäddstugan, Fågelstugan & Abborrestugan, (2 beds); Älgen & Rådjuret, (4 beds) 40 m2, built 2003; Räven & Haren (4+2 beds), 46 m2, built 2007; Härbräet (6 beds), Hönshuset (8 beds) & Rättarebostaden (12 beds), 170 m2, renovated 2011. Rustic fishing huts without electricity (bottled gas): Vikingaborgen (6 beds), Lavik (2 beds) & Lunnatorpet (4 beds).   All cabins and huts can be rented with or without bedding, towels and cleaning. All are intended for self-catering. Getnö Gård can also offer 3-star Nature Camping sites with 150 places. Located on the water, there are also large sites for campers, caravans or tents. IT-connections are available in the reception area.


Location & transfer

The Getnö Gård facility is located on Lake Åsnen in southern Småland province between Växjö and Karlshamn. The time to Småland Airport in Växjö is 45 min by car, to Alvesta train station 30 min and Karlshamn 30 min, while it’s 2 hrs to Helsingborg, 2.5 hrs to Malmö/Copenhagen. 3 hrs to Göteborg and 5.5 to Stockholm.

GPS (WGS 84)

Lat: 56.584500, Long: 14.694600

Booking: travel agent

Czech Republic & Slovakia
PEPA Travel Agency Ltd
Tel: +420 266 610 273




Contact information

Company: Getnö Gård - Lake Åsnen Resort
Address: Getnö
Zip/City: SE-360 10 Ryd
Phone: +46 (0)477-240 11
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