Summer in Hemsedal is an angler's paradise, with long, fast-flowing rivers and numerous mountain lakes. The rivers and lakes are crystal clear and hold wild brown trout in their prime. The fishing season starts on Friday May 28 th at 08:00 and ends Wednesday September 15th at 24:00. Update 2021: Due to low water in the rivers, fishing in the rivers, including Eikredammen and Flatsjø, close from the beginning of August 27th 2021 and for the rest of the season. Fishing in the lakes is still available until September 15th.
Update 2021: Due to low water, fishing in the rivers close from the beginning of August 27th 2021 and for the rest of the season. This includes Hemsila with Eikredammen, Grøndøla with Flatsjø and Buliåen, as well as Mørkedøla. Fishing in the lakes is still available until September 15th.
Fishing in Hemsedal
Hemsedal has two of the best trout rivers in Norway and a very activ group of fly fishers.
In Hemsedal can you go fishing in 18 mountain waters and 4 rivers on the same licence.
Buy fishing licence online at Inatur.
See the Fishing brochure in pdf.
Joint fishing licence for Hemsedal
Hemsedal Fiskeforening (fishing association) has a common fishing permit which is valid for 4 rivers and 18 lakes.
The fishing permit can be purchased at Hemsedal Tourist Office, the Welcome Centre, Shell petrol station, campgrounds, sport shops and at Kiwi supermarket in Hemsedal.
When you buy the fishing permit you get a brochure with information about the fishing- regulations/rules and a map over the area.
For updated prices, rules and information please see Hemsedal fishing assosiate ( in norwegian).