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Puolanka, Virkistyskalastus

The Lake Saarijärvi recreational fishing area is located in an old-growth forest reserve in Puolanka. The most common fish are pike and perch. The fish stock of this wild, peaceful is managed by stocking trout and grayling. Rowing boats are permitted on the lake. There is a network of trails, and lean-tos and fire pits in the area.    

The Paljakka Fishing Park is an excellent family fishing destination, located among the eskers of Puolanka at the heart of the Paljakka Ski and Holiday Resort. Surrounded by scenic hills, the kilometre-long park contains four ponds where two trout streams cross.  The park-like area is easy to access by means of crushed stone trails, duckboards and bridges across streams. Fishing is aided further by a total of nine piers. The Fishing Park is equipped with a picnic area, two ‘kota’ huts and fish-handling facilities.  At the Paljakka Fishing Park it’s easy to try your hand at...