The route is open for fishing from 1/4 to 14/10 (Other times fishing is prohibited)
Göta älv (Oscarsbron - Hängbron) is a unique and easily accessible fishing water in a scenic environment near central Trollhättan, near Strömslund and the power station. The stretch is about a kilometer long and here the Göta River naturally forms a beautiful ravine with flowing water and with Åkerström's nature reserve downstream.
The water is also rich in rainbow trout, pike, perch, pikeperch and various types of whitefish.
The stretch starts at the Oscarsbron and goes down to the suspension bridge. Oscarsbron is one of Sweden's most visited lookout points and is filled with tourists when the water is released in the otherwise dried-up waterfall during the Days of the Fall.
Salmon fishing is centrally located, just over a kilometer from central Trollhättan, it is easily accessible both on foot and by car. There are good opportunities for parking adjacent to the river.
Fishing is carried out for, especially salmon and trout, during the summer period. Salmon fishing on freshly caught Atlantic salmon begins to pick up speed around midsummer and the most common fishing methods are with spin fly, spoon pull and angling with shrimp or herring.
In total, a maximum of two salmon per person per day may be caught (applies to fish that are killed and retained). Trout and rainbow trout are not included in the quota. When two salmon have been caught and killed, fishing must be stopped. Minimum size for Salmon is 45 cm, Trout 45 cm and Perch 45 cm. All fish below these dimensions must be released unharmed. . The eel is protected throughout the area.
The minimum age for fishing is 16 years. Applies both with and without a guardian's company. Life jackets must be worn for all types of fishing (According to rules from Vattenfall).
Organization number: 863000-6867
The fishermen Trollhättan - Vänersborg, shortens STV and has its headquarters in Trollhättan and Vänersborg municipalities. The association is affiliated with Sveriges Sportfiske- & Fiskevårdsförbund.
The association is responsible for monitoring and utilizing sport fishing and fishing interests within the municipalities of Trollhättan and Vänersborg with the surrounding area.
0733 - 770351