Salmon ("Lax") Overview

Salmon - Salmo Salar

The salmon of the species salmonids (Salmonidae) and is a very widespread and popular sport fish. It lives in lakes, sea and in rivers and streams.

When salmon migrate from the ocean up the rivers and streams so eating it is not active, paradoxically, chop it on the bait anyway. Carved can be explosive. The salmon can be very large and is a very good swimmer, so it is important to have good equipment.

The salmon changes color scale whichever it is. It is bright early in the season and the male enters a so-called spawning in late summer / autumn, when it takes on a golden-brown color.


Salmon are born in rivers but migrate to the sea to fatten up. It then returns home in the summer to exactly the same place as it was born, to the fall spawn and reproduce.

The salmon have been around in our oceans and rivers since time immemorial. However, the species is now a threatened species. Over-fishing in our seas has resulted in populations of wild salmon have declined. The big industry of farmed salmon have also made so that various diseases have spread, such laxlusen.

Size and growth

The salmon has the same breeding behavior as trout and char. They put the rum in the autumn on gravel bottoms, which then hatch in the spring. The salmon can be very large, angling record for salmon is 28.7 kg.

Record size

Salmon: 28.7 kg
Freshwater salmon: 20.4 kg

Fishing tips

Try the fish in places where there is a current, at depth but also shallow water. Salmon thrive particularly well in the inlet and outlet.
Methods that have proven worked well on salmon are spoons, spinners, wobblers and flies.
It will be extra willing to bite when the water rises or falls.

Most efficient fishing methods

Information below is based upon thousands of real catch reports from the past two years.
 Unfortunately there is no statistics yet for this fish species in this area.

 Your cart is empty.