There are many places to fish in Luleå and the surrounding area. Here there are rivers with rapids and calm waters, lakes with implanted fish and sea fishing. The most common species are salmon, pike and perch.

Stora Stenträsk

Wilderness camping by a lake with introduced fish near the village Krokträsk. Here you will find cottages for rent, grilling sites and a sauna in a pleasant natural environment.


Introduced rainbow trout and arctic char. Bivouacs, campfire sites, a jetty accessible to the disabled and toilets. For fishing licence information, please visit

Mittitjärn, Niemisel

A lake with introduced fish, rainbow trout, brown trout and arctic char. Jetties and footbridge trails, wind shelters and campfire sites. Fishing licences available at Niemisels livs and also from retailers in the village.


Northwest of the village Forsträskhed lies the 500-hectare fishing lake Gunnarsdjupträsk, where whitefish, trout, perch, pike and arctic char can be found.


Here you will find fishing rich in variety – everything from pike to salmon and grayling, with spinners or flies. There are zander high up in the river and perch can be found throughout. has more information about fishing in the Råne River Valley and you can purchase your fishing licence online.


Unique arctic char fishing at the coldspring lake Vitträsket in Sörbyn. Licences sold by the Sörbyn-Sundsnäs fishery association, through


We have collected everything we know about fishing in a guide that you can download in pdf format. You can also pick up a physical copy at InfoPoint Råneå and at the Luleå tourist center in Kulturens hus.

Fishing sense and label. Be sure to check that you are fishing on licensed waters and have the correct permit. Respect local regulations, for example for number of fish, minimum size, salmon seals. More information is available at and from local contractors.

In the guide Gems of the i Råne and Vitå river valleys you will find more tips on things to experience.