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Fishing regulations, River Pite

Regulations for fishing with handheld equipment for salmon, trout and grayling in the River Pite
Regulations applying to the water system River Pite Älv to Storforsen Rapids, Tvärån Stream (River Borgfors) to the mouth of Kallträsket, River Manjärv (Vistån Stream) to the mouth of till Manjärv, Varjisån Stream to the mouth of Stor-Varjisträsket, Lesser River Pite down to and including the mouth of Åträsket Stream.

Salmon
Fishing with handheld equipment for salmon is permitted from 19 June up to and including 31 August.
When handheld fishing, only one salmon per angler per day may be caught and kept.

Minimum length for salmon: 50 cm.

All salmon caught before 19 June and after 31 August without exception shall be released in the river.

Boat fishing for salmon
Fishing with handheld equipment for salmon from a boat with a motor is permitted. Fishing with an otter board or similar equipment is forbidden. Fishing with a drag or casting line on which more than three hooks are attached is forbidden.

Trout
Fishing with handheld equipment for trout in the River Pite water system is permitted all year except during the period from September 1 up to and including 14th of October.

One trout per fisherman per day with a length between 30 cm and 45 cm may be caught and kept.
Trout shorter than 30 cm and longer than 45 cm must be released
without exception.

Boat fishing for trout
Fishing with handheld equipment for trout in the River Pite from a boat with a motor is permitted. Fishing with an otter board or comparable equipment is forbidden. Fishing with a drag or casting line on which more than three hooks are attached is forbidden.

Grayling
Fishing with handheld equipment for grayling is permitted all year in the River Pite water system
except during the period from April 15 to and including 31th of May.


Minimum length for grayling: 35 cm

Boat fishing for grayling
Fishing with handheld equipment for grayling in the River Pite from a boat with a motor is permitted. Fishing with an otter board or comparable equipment is forbidden. Fishing with a drag or casting line on which more than three hooks are attached is forbidden.

NB!! Local fishing rights holders are permitted to enforce further fishing regulations.
Remember that people fishing are always obliged to find out the rules that apply!

Regulations applying to the River Pite water system upstream of Storforsen Rapids
The Sveaskog area from were the Inland railway crosses the Pite river and down to the Storforsen Rapids and part of the River Abmor: all salmon fishing is forbidden. All salmon caught without exception shall be replaced in the river regardless of size or any injuries.
Fishing with natural bait and worm in running water is not allowed - this is to be able to realese smaller fish effective.
In the Sveaskog fishing areas in the River Pite, fishing for grayling is not permitted during the period from May 1 to and including 10th of June and fishing for trout is not permitted from  September 1 to  October 15.
For information on fishing regulations for the Sveaskog area see Sveaskogs website.


Minimum length for grayling is 35 centimetres
Minimum length for trout is 35 centimetres 

It is permitted to kill and keep a maximum of 3 grayling and/or trout per angler per day.
For information on fishing regulations on state-owned waters above the cultivation limit, see the fishing regulations on The County Administrative Board website (in Swedish only) or the fishing permit supplement for the "Arjeplog Permit" which may be ordered from Norrbotten County Administrative Board.. 

 

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