Pentäsjoki Fvof

  • Lake Pentäsjärvi

Pentäsjoki FVOF

  Norrbottens län / Pajala and Övertorneå municipality.

The Pentäsjoki water system has its beginnings in the streams that bring water to the lake Pentäsjärvi in the southwestern parts of Pajala municipality. Here you can get there by boat on a mile-long stretch. The stream system passes a few smaller villages along its way towards the Torne River and grows in size as more watercourses join. Soon after the stream crosses the border with Övertorneå municipality, it joins Aapuajoki, which has a trout population worthy of protection. Several longer rapids are found along the stretch where the availability of grayling is often good. Between the rapids there are calmer seals where you can fish for watchful fish or catch larger pikes and sometimes perch. In Neistenkangas/Pello, the Pentäsjoki finally empties into the Torneälven, where the migrating sea trout begin their journey up the stream. In Pentäsjoki you fish grayling, trout, pike, perch etc. You fish from beaches with old forest, marshes, meadows and heath. In the forest there are animals such as moose, reindeer, lynx and bear. Along the eastern side of Pentäsjoki there is a partially paved snowmobile/hiking trail with barbecue cabins and an overnight cabin with a sauna. Older bridges and stone cairns that were built for the needs of rafting remain to this day. There are car roads adjacent to the stream, but if you want to get to the more remote parts, you have to expect some hiking.

Fishing is free for children under 15.
The fishing rules are the same for both children and adults.

 Free fishing for children and adolescents up to the age of 15.
 Otherwise, the same fishing rules apply to children as adults.

Fish species



Mestadels i sjöarna men förekommer delvis i bäcken.



Vanlig i sjö och bäcksystem.



Harr vanlig.

Brown Trout


Öringen är tillsvidare fredad.



Pentäsjoki Fvof

The purpose of the Pentäsjoki fishing area association is to coordinate the conduct of fishing and to promote the common interests of fishing right holders, taking into account the regulations that apply to the practice of fishing, and to allow fishing to the public. The association was founded in 2016.

Organization number: 802600-8329

Customer number: 3198, Area: 3249.

Contact persons

Bertil Isaksson
070-327 34 16


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