Skagern is to the surface Sweden's 18th largest lake and a former bay to Lake Vänern with a depth of about 75 meters.
Skagern's waters are divided into two waters with a navigable strait between the two lakes Lilla Skagern and Skagern, sometimes also called Lillskagern and Storskagern.
Lilla Skagern is shallow, max 4 meters, a little darker and usually contains mostly pike, perch, whitefish, roach, bream, tench, and a few remaining pikeperch.
The Skagerland is deeper, maximum depth about 75 meters and slightly better visibility. Here there is plenty of pikeperch, pike, perch and whitefish. The trout are difficult to catch as they decrease in number each year, most disappear largely due to Gullspång's power plant. It offers perfect conditions for all types of fishing. Approximately in the middle of large Skagern there is a large shallow that goes up to as shallow as 6 meters where vertical, pimple and spin fishing are extremely popular.
There are two launching ramps in Skagern, Skagersvik and Otterberget.
Progress between the waters is at your own risk.
The fairway is usually excellent with two cans and a bullet further in. On the way to Lilla skagern you drive between the cans and keep south of the ball.
Normal / good water level, is 68.8.
At extremely low levels, it can be a problem to launch at Otterberget. Coordinates N 58 ° 54 '42.94 ", E 14 ° 17' 30.30" -
There is also a ramp at Skagersvik. coordinates: N 58 ° 58 '12.76 ", E 14 ° 6' 46.84".
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In addition to the lake's clear, clean waters and the beautiful beaches, there are also remains from stone, bronze, and the Iron Age. The old village roads around the lake are well preserved and if you feel like a dip, there are several possibilities at the many beaches. Here are mansions and churches from the 17th and 18th centuries and the gem among all is Södra Råda church site from the 13th century.
Around the lake there are many alternatives to accommodation and places to eat.
Organization number: 802600-9343
The association was formed in 1986, the purpose and goal is to have sustainable fishing and to be able to give the public access to good sport fishing.Customer number: 3054, Area: 3058.
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