Just within Karmøy district there are almost 80 lakes, of which 50 are open to anglers. Members of the public can therefore enjoy the excitement of inland fishing in Karmøy. With a rod or a hand reel you can fish in fresh or salt water from shore or a boat all year round. Inland fishing is regulated, so check with the Fishery Directorate and Nature Directorate for the rules at www.fiskeridir.no and www.dirnat.no. Note especially that lobsters are off limits from 1 January to 1 October, and the minimum length is 25 cm. Local rules apply.