Fishing rules and fishing licenses


Hällerstad / Venasjön

Buy online at or at the tourist information office.



- Includes Lake Strolången, part of the Fengeboån and part of Hällaån. You have to have your own boat to buy a fishing license here.

Buy online at 

Fishing places: Hulta Sluss, the bay at Luddingsbo, at the golf course and Snöveltorp, the map applies to the whole lake, but this is ex in more easily accessible places. Families can fish on the same card.

Only possible to buy online at


Storån in Söderköping

Allowed to fish from the waterfall at Söderköpings brunn and away to the boatyard. No fishing license required here.
During the period from September 15th until December 31th, it's completely forbidden to fish.


Göta Kanal - If you go by boat by boat, it is allowed to fish in the canal from the boat, except for the canal route in Motala, where noble fish is planted. Everything else in the canal is undisturbed. 


Coastal fishing rules Östergötland


Coastal fishing and Lake Vänern, Vättern, Hjälmaren, Lake Mälaren and Lake Stora

Swedish Fisheries Regulations contain simplified regulatory texts concerning fishing rules and their spread along the coasts and in the five major lakes Vänern, Vättern, Hjälmaren, Mälaren and Storsjön.

They have been produced by the Swedish County Administrative Board, the Sea and Water Authority and the Swedish Agriculture Agency