The bye river flows into the municipality of Arvidsjaur, in the lake-rich forest and marshland north of Storavan and the mouths of Bottenviken at Byske in Skellefteå municipality. The highest coastline (your sea reached the highest during or after the last ice age) is passed approximately at Nyfors, one mile downstream of the Mooring. The bottom part, from Bjørsel til havet, falls about 38 meters in 11 kilometers.
Of the 3 662 km² of the catchment area are 2,792 km² (76%) in Norrbotten County and the rest in Västerbotten County.
As a source of flow, the Järfer river is counted, where the lakes Västra Järfojaur and Östra Järfojaur are found in the upper part. Järferälven flows through Västra Kikkejaure and opens in Arvidsjaursjön. There also the Långskilskälven (as above Langångsket is called Allejaurälven) and Svärdälven opens. Downstream Arvidsjaursjön are the most important tributaries counted alongstream is Kelisån (with the Great Lakes Pjesker and Gråträsket), Bäverån, Långträskån, Ålsån and Tværån.
Byskio means "the swelling" and refers to the cool variations in the watercourse that arise as a result of the low lake percentage below the source lakes.
In Långträskån there were 5 control ponds from Banfors to the power station in Myrheden. Today, all obstacles are gone.
In the Byske River, fleet was run until the 1960s. Smaller power stations have been found at Fällfors, Selet and Ytterstforsen, but they are now demolished. Nowadays there is a ban on hydroelectric development in the Byske River, according to Chapter 4. Section 6 of the Environmental Code.
Byskeälvens fishing area The Västerbotten section was formed in December 1989. There is a fishery area, Byskeälven's upper fish farms, for those parts belonging to Norrbotten County.
The fishery area consists of more than 400 fish owners.
The task of the fishery area is to manage the fishery in Byskeälven in the towns of Byske and Jörn, Skellefteå municipality, Västerbotten County. The fishery area covers not only water associated with fish owners in respect of the Elk / Elk Valley but also in the sea. Regarding the ocean, according to the statutes: "In the sea within the Byske shift and within the Furuskogen 2: 1 the fishing area is bounded by the border with public water".
The association shall fish in the fishery area through the sale of fishing licenses to the public. Decisions to grant a license may not contravene Section 8 of the Act on Fisheries Areas. The more detailed terms are decided annually at the Annual General Meeting.
When the Byske River fishing area, the Västerbotten part, was formed in late December 1989, this was a historic moment for fishing in this river. The fishing area was becoming the biggest in the country. The area stretches from a good distance outside the Byske River estuary in Byskefjärden in Bottenviken and up to the border with Norrbotten County - a river stretch of ten mil double strand.
Through the establishment of this large fishing area, the public is given the opportunity to fish all this way towards solving a single fishing license.
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