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The river Altaelva is one of the world’s best salmon rivers with fishing restrictions and allocation of fishing spots. Fishing is primarily restricted to the local population, but others can also apply for spots in parts of the river. The river and its surroundings comprise an area of great natural beauty, with opportunities for campfires and barbeques along the riverbank.

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The Alta River

The river Altaelva is one of the world’s best salmon rivers with fishing restrictions and allocation of fishing spots. Fishing is primarily restricte...

The Alta River

Source: Visitnorway

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