Fishing in Eidfjord

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Fishing opportunities in rivers, lakes and the fjord in Eidfjord.

Fishing in the fjord is free. For fishing in rivers and lakes for salmon and sea trout, you also have to pay a fishing fee (here) in addition to the fishing license. The fishing fee is not necessary for fishing in the mountains (only for fishing for salmon and sea trout).

In the Hardangervidda there are many lakes stocked with mountain trout. Fishing licenses here. More information at the tourist office.

Rules for salmon fishing: wild salmon are protected, which means they should be let loose. It’s only allowed to fish salmon for keeps in the Simadal river.

For salmon and seatrout fishing in these rivers: Eio, Bjoreio, lower part of Veig and in the Eidfjord lake you can buy the licenses at the YX-Eidfjord gas station or at Sæbø Camping. Price per license: Nok 70 - 300 per day. Licence for the Simadal river can be bought here.

In the Eio river it’s possible to hire a fishing guide with fishing equipment. Contact Eidfjord Sport fishing, Jesper Nielsen, tel. +47 99 39 87 54, email:

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