A fishing permit from VAFA (the Valle Fishing Administration) is valid for all the lakes and sections of lakes marked with dark blue colour on the map:
One day NOK 50 / Weekend (3 days) NOK 100 / One week NOK 150 / One year NOK 500
Fishing permits are available for all the lakes and sections of lakes marked with dark blue colour on the map. The various areas have separate fishing permits. On the map you will find the respective SMS codes. Please note that the SMS service only applies to Norwegian addresses. Fishing permits may also be purchased at the Hovden tourist information office.
PRICES: One day NOK 50 / One week NOK 150 / Season NOK 250–300
HOW TO USE THE SMS SERVICE:
1) Prepare a text message: Code<space><Name>,<Address>,<Postal code>
2) Send message to 474 07 900
3) You will receive a text message from SMSpass DA.
4) The message contains the required payment information.
5) Pay within 14 days to avoid a fee.
The river Otra is one of the largest waterways in Southern Norway and has a large stock of trout. One fishing licence covers 150 kilometres.
The vast mountain areas between Setesdal and Ryfylke constitute a part of the Setesdal Vesthei – Ryfylkeheiane. The 6154 km2 area is the second largest wild reindeer habitat in Norway and home to the southernmost population in Europe of these animals.