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A nice summer day along the river Trysilelva, Norway - Photo: Andrè Miegies
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A nice summer day along the river Trysilelva, Norway Photo: Andrè Miegies

Freshwater fishing in Trysil

Try fly fishing in the rivers or test your luck for trout or pike. Trysilelva River is especially good for grayling.

In Trysil you will find activities organised for different levels of fishing. 
A fishing license gives you access to almost 100 rivers and lakes.

Trysil has most of the common freshwater species you find in Norway. The main river Trysilelva is well known for the grayling fishing. Trout, whitefish and pike are also something you find. There are dedicated waters for pike fishing and a seven-kilometer long fly fishing zone with a bag limit.

See this fishing video from Trysil:

Records

In 2008 there were several reports about graylings larger than 50 cm and the biggest reported pike weighed 10,8 kilos. Concerning the whitefish there are weekly reports about catches of more than 1,5 kilos. The largest catch reported was on of 2,8 kilos. In one of Trysil's many lakes the largest trout reported was caught in July for 1,8 kilos

The season is good a short period in May for pike and trout. Trysil has a good fishing from around 20 June to 15 July when the Danica is hatching. Fishing in the main river is difficult in July and parts of August, but try the smaller rivers or one of many lakes. Fishing in October is not recommended.

Special offers and boat rental

  • Drift boat fishing and guiding
  • Fly fishing zone and guiding
  • Family fishing school
  • Fishing centre/boat rental
  • Fishing gear rental

Fishing license

People at 16 years and older must have fishing permit.
You find information about local rules on the fishing license.

More than 40 sales points of the local fishing licence.

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Last updated:  2013-03-26
Fishing grayling in the Trysilelva River, Norway - Photo: Andrè Miegies
Fishing grayling in the Trysilelva River, Norway
Fishing pike in Trysil, Norway - Photo: Moniek Rozemeijer
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A nice summer day along the river Trysilelva, Norway - Photo: Andrè Miegies

Freshwater fishing in Trysil

Try fly fishing in the rivers or test your luck for trout or pike. Trysilelva River is especially good for grayling.

Freshwater fishing in Trysil

Source: Visitnorway

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