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Fishing

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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 27 th at 08:00 and ends Wednesday September 15th at 24:00.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION - FISHING CLOSED IN THE HEMSILA

Due to extremely low water levels, all fishing in Hemsil, Grøndøla and Mørkdøla is closed from and including Thursday 08 September 2022 until the end of the fishing season, which ends on 15 September 2022. The reason for closing the river to fishing is the need to take care of our trout population.

Note: Mountain water covered by Hemsedal Elveeigarlag SA's fishing license is not included in the closure



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).

NB: Due to overfishing and low waterstand, it has been decided to close all fishing in rivers for this season.