Enjoy the peace of the clear Arctic fishing waters. 

Experience the fishing waters of Ylläs.

Is your goal to catch a wild salmon, a grayling, a mountain lake trout, or an arctic forest pond char? Fish can be caught in any lake, pond, river, or pond in the area surrounding Ylläs in Finnish Lapland.

Catch-and-release is not compulsory as it is in most places in the world. Ylläs Villas offers fishermen comfortable lodging in every season.

The Kellokas Visitor Centre (address: Tunturintie 54) sells compulsory fishing licenses.

Fishing seasons in the Ylläs area:

  • Pike – May to October.
  • Salmon – June to September.
  • Grayling – May to October.
  • Arctic char – All seasons. The closest lake for Arctic char fishing is Pyhäjärvi at the Aakennus fell.


Fishing Lapland offers additional details about fishing in the Ylläs area.

We can recommend our guests highly skilled fishing guides who will show you the best fishing waters in the area. Contact us for more details.