Kukkolakoski-rapids traditional fishing program and ice fishing
Visiting in Kukkolakoski rapids, pick up burbot fish traps and Ice fishing
Tornionjoki river is the biggest free-flowing river in Europe in which whitefish and salmon spawn. Kukkolankoski rapids are a crown jewel of Tornionjoki river. It flows unobstructed even in winter.
Meet the fisherman and pick up burbot fish traps.
Kukkolakoski - raft traditional winter hobby is fishing on 'merta' - fish traps. 'Merta' is a local name for a trap which used for a burbot fishing. The burbot (Lota lota) is the only gadiform freshwater fish. Burbots live in large, cold rivers, primarily preferring freshwater habitats. The name burbot comes from the Latin word barba, meaning beard.
Would you like to try your luck in ice-fishing? Ice fishing is the activity of catching fish with lines and hooks. Our guide will teach you how to drill a hole in the ice and prepare the ice-fishing rod and baits. Then it’s time to test your skills.
Duration: 2 hours
Includes: equipment, ice fishing gear.
Group Size: min. 6 person
Price: 68 € / person incl 10% VAT
Price children: 30 € /children 8-14 years
Season: December to 15th of April
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