Ice fishing

Torne river is the longest free flowing river in Europe and rich in fish, even in the winter time. “You can find your zen”, as the locals might say, by drilling a small whole in the ice and sit by it on the wintry day waiting to catch a fish. You can also join the professionals and try your luck with them.

Kukkolakoski-rapids traditional fishing program and ice fishing

Visiting in Kukkolakoski rapids, pick up burbot fish traps and Ice fishing

Tornionjoki river is the biggest free-flowing river in Europe in which whitefish and salmon spawn. Kukkolankoski rapids are a crown jewel of Tornionjoki river. It flows unobstructed even in winter.

Meet the fisherman and pick up burbot fish traps.
Kukkolakoski – raft traditional winter hobby is fishing on ‘merta’ – fish traps. ‘Merta’ is a local name for a trap which used for a burbot fishing. The burbot (Lota lota) is the only gadiform freshwater fish. Burbots live in large, cold rivers, primarily preferring freshwater habitats. The name burbot comes from the Latin word barba, meaning beard.

Would you like to try your luck in ice-fishing? Ice fishing is the activity of catching fish with lines and hooks. Our guide will teach you how to drill a hole in the ice and prepare the ice-fishing rod and baits. Then it’s time to test your skills.

Duration:  2 hours
Includes:  equipment, ice fishing gear.


Organizer's email (not public): info@nordicsafaris.com

Phone: +358400692301

www: https://nordicsafaris.com/icefishing

Address: Koskitie 130, Tornio, Suomi

Ice fishing
Organizer's email (not public): info@nordicsafaris.com
Phone: +358400692301
www: https://nordicsafaris.com/icefishing
Address: Koskitie 130, Tornio, Suomi

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