HERE’S THE SKINNY
Midsummer – August
Kvissle, sixty kilometers west of Östersund. The fishing area stretches for approx 10 kilometers.
Available at Kvissleströmmens Fiskecamping and in fishing stations. Alternatively via fiskekort.se. Anglers under the age of 18 are free.
One of Sweden’s best grayling waters. Whitefish return approx. 2 weeks after mid-summer. Between 500-1000 large Brown Trout pass through the area every year. There are also stocks of perch, pike and roach.
The areas is part of a system of regulated streams and therefore can change over a day. Wading at own risk.
Kvissleströmmens Fiskecamping offers accommodation directly on the banks of the river. Cabins are available to rent, together with camping and caravan spots. Boats for rental at the camp site.
The County Administrative Board for Jämtland is reasonable for fishery management. This enables a healthy population of fishery stocks and positive recreational fishing. Fishing wardens are employed to control and monitor the use of the fishery and see to that the rules are followed.
Fly fishing AFTM 5-7, between 9-10 ft. Grayling respond well to mayfly and caddis nymphs, in various sizes. Trout, particularly larger ones, will readily take streamers. Dry fly fishing according to seasonal hatches. Pack mosquito repellent!
BEAR IN MIND
Take only pictures, leave only footprints. Be a conscientious custodian of your environment.
Limit your catch, don’t catch your limit.
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