Fishing Regulations

  • Fishing at Viinikanjoki requires a separate fishing licence. Licence prices and instructions.
  • In addition to Viinikanjoki licence, National Fisheries management fee must be paid by anyone aged 18-64
  • Both fishing licence and receipt for the National fisheries management fee must be presented to the game warden when requested.
  • Fishing area boundaries are marked in the area map
  • Fishing is only allowed with spinning fly fishing equipment, angling and the use of baits is prohibited. 
  • Fishing is prohobited during the brown trout spawning season 1.9.-30.11.
  • All brown trouts must be released upon cathcing
  • Keeper limit for grayling is 35 cm. Grayling population is very small so all grayling are recommended to be released.
  • Wading is prohibited on the brown trout spawning areas during winter and spring (1.12.-31.5.). These areas are marked on the river banks.
  • Please notice that if you have filled your bag limit of rainbow trouts all fishing (also C&R) must be stopped.

If you come across poachers while fishing at the river, we kindly ask you to contact the game warden(Timo Ojalainen, +358 442614006 or Mikko Törmä, +35850 3948736).

Parkanon Urheilukalastajat ry. is responsible for fishing supervision at Viinikanjoki and cleanliness of the river environment.

For more information: Mikko Törmä, tel. +358503948736