Prices start from £2100, this offer includes: 7 nights bed and breakfast accommodation, 5 days fully guided fishing, transfers, international and local flights.
Fishing Season: April to November. Best season for spinning is May-June and August-October . Fly fishing starts from mid June, when the spring flood has calmed down to normal water level.
Fishing Waters: Tour includes fishing in various rapids in the Central Finland area. Kapeenkoski, Keskisenkoski, Huopanankoski, Heijostenkoski and Äyskoski rapids. All these waters are among the best Scandinavian fishing waters, if you are into brown trout and grayling. Guides will plan the best schedule for every guest.
Drift Boat fishing : River fishing from drift boats, your guide will take you through the unspoiled waters of the Central Finland. Comfortable and stable McKenzie drift boats allow you to Fly fish or spin with ease. There is something undeniably special about floating a river. Your perspective changes as you slip quietly down stream. You glide easily from place to place, anticipating the next riffle, the next flat, the next tailout. After a while, you realize that you have left the rushing onslaught of daily life behind and in its place there is only the river and the wild brown trout.
McKenzie Drift boats have been used in Canada, North America and New Zealand for decades and now those are at the Kapeenkoski rapids, Finland.
Target Species : Large Brown trout and good size Grayling abound in the rivers of Central Finland . Pike and Zander on the fly and lures
Accommodation : In local holiday cottages, all equipped with modern conveniences or at Sokos Hotels in Jyväskylä
Suggested Items: Personal tackle, suitable outdoor clothing, camera, binoculars, sunglasses and sunscreen (insect repellent during June recommended).
Tackle: Both the fishing waters and the fish in Central Finland are of “medium” size, and therefore you should avoid using too heavy gear in order to best enjoy these sporting fish. The most common gear for fly fishing here is floating line; AFTMA 4 to 7, and rods about 9 feet long. The best flies resemble the various development phases of the caddis fly, and lures should resemble small vendace, roach, perch and bullhead. Also spin fishing requires only light-weight equipment, a 6 to 8-foot rod, a 0.25 mm line plus a collection of smallish baits like spinners, spoons and wobblers in the lure box.
Suggested Clothing: Waders ,Boots, hat, warm clothing to suit a variety of weather conditions, rain gear.
Min. Number of People per group: 2
Equipment Provided at extra Charge: Fishing tackle, waders.
Drift boats available with guide only at Kapeenkoski rapids. Weather Information: Summer temperatures on average 15-25 degrees Celsius during the day. Link to the weather information site:
Towns: nekoski – Laukaa – Hankasalmi – Viitasaari – Tervo
Region: Central Finland – Western Lakeland
Airport: Jyväskylä and Tampere
Nearest City: Jyväskylä
Distance to Helsinki: 300 – 400km
Package price including:- Economy international flights 7 nights B +B accommodation 5 days Fully guided fishing, Fully Comprehensive Car hire, all fishing licenses and fishing reservations for the whole duration of the trip. All prices based on 2 anglers sharing guide and twin room.