Fishing licence: lake Åsnen

The licenses can, among other locations, be bought at the tourist information in Växjö, the village store in Kalvsvik, the tourist information in Tingsryd, Getnö Gård, Torne camping and at the tourist information in Huseby.

Åsnen is a fishing paradise of 15 000 ha water and a total shoreline of 740 km. It is also one of the biggest fishing lakes in the south of Sweden. The lake has a lot of islands, fjords and bays which gives Åsnen its diversity and variation.

– Year license, region: 600 SEK (For locals: 500 SEK)
– Year license, entire lake: 700 SEK (For locals: 600 SEK)
– Month: 400 SEK
– Week: 300 SEK
– Day: 100 SEK
Children under 16 years get a 50% discount for all fishing-licenses except for daily licenses.

Minimum sizes for fish:
Pike-perch: 45 cm -70 cm
Eel: 70 cm
Pike: 50 cm – 80 cm
Salmon trout: 40 cm

You can catch for example pike, perch, pike perch and eel in the lake. Åsnen has a rich fauna when it comes to fish. 14 fish species were found when sampling in 1999; roach, rudd, perch, vendace, carp bream, tench, pike, smelt, white bream, gudgeon, pike perch, common bleak, bärs and whitefish. According to older sampling and the talk of the town, you could also find ide, minnow, Miller’s thumb, carp, trout and freshwater catfish in the lake.

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Address: Kronobergsgatan 7, 352 33 VÄXJÖ

Phone: +46(0)470-73 32 80