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Fishing whitefish with a bag net

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Fishing whitefish with a bag net

For catching whitefish, Kukkola village has a special kind of fishing method which dates back to 1500s. To be able to handle fish from piers build to the river, a fisherman needs a bag net with a 6-meter long handle. A good fisherman needs to know the resting places of fish as well as have strength to fish for hours at a time. Try out your skills with a guide! The fishing season starts in the end of May and ends in September.

Duration: 1 hour
Group size: 4 persons
Season: May-September

Age-limit: 16 years

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+46 (0) 922 310 00


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