Fishing permits

Address: Svartån Västerås Show map

Address: Svartån Västerås

Click here to purchase day or season permits to fish in the Svartån River. Once your payment has been processed you will receive confirmation via email with a link to a voucher that you download and print. The voucher is to be used as your fishing permit and you will need to have both the voucher and ID with you when you fish.

Västerås offers city centre fishing in the Svartån River. If you have a fishing permit, you can fish between the Mälarbron and Vallbybron bridges. The river is stocked with rainbow trout during April, May, June and August and there are also pike, perch, zander and whitefish.

Fishing permits are personal and must be presented together with ID upon the request of controllers.

You can read more about fishing regulations in the Svartån River here (Swedish only): www.vasteras.se/kulturfritid/batlivmalaren/Sidor/fiske.aspx

Children under the age of 12 do not need a permit when accompanied by an adult in the possession of a fishing permit.

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