The best and most popular fishing spots in Elverum and Åmot are in the Glomma river and the Rena river. There are also some smaller rivers, lakes and ponds with good fishing. Glomma river and Rena river are easily accessible as they are near the road. In many places the road down to the fishing spots is marked with fish signs.
Våler offers many great fishing spots. Fiskeløystjernet in Risberget is lovely and has great trout and perch. Nordre Fløyen is often referred to as Våler's equivalent to the Femund Waters.
Kynnavassdraget, consisting of several interconnected lakes, are ideal for fishing combined with canoe or kayak.
The most popular species in the Glomma river and Rena river are trout and grayling. You can also catch European whitefish, pike and perch. A few lakes have some trout population, but the most common species in the lakes are perch and pike. In Våler you may also catch bream, pike, roach and trout.
All persons aged 16 or more must have a fishing permit. Fishing permit can be bought at www.inatur.no or at G-sport in the AMFI shopping centre i Elverum. Intersport and Sport1 in Rena also sell fishing permits.