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Fishing licenses are sold by:

Timo Seppälä tel. 0400397686

Kari Tuhkala, tel. 0400396057

Verkko      _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_     Rysä

- 4€     _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_      _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_  - 4€


Koukku      _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    Attraction permit (rivers)

- 5kpl 4€     _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_  - 10 € per year

Supervisor of the partnership:

Kari Tuhkala, 0400396057


Kursu water and fish

Fish with Scales Sketch

The cooperative's task is to take care of the administration of the water area belonging to the cooperative and the management of matters concerning the area. The owners of the properties who have a share in the common area belong to the association. The right to a share appears from the real estate register extract obtained from the land surveying office.


The board of trustees, elected annually at the shareholders' meeting, takes care of the practical activities of the shareholders' association.

The cooperative manages fishing waters and sells fishing permits in its area.

The Kursu cooperative includes a water area of 625.9 ha and there are 6 lakes in which the cooperative has a water area. Kursujärvi or Kotijärvi, Keskijärvi, Pääjärvi, Tuurajärvi, Peräjärvi, Lätäjärvi and part of Käsmäjoki.

The course's shareholders belong to the Ylikemi fishing area.

Current Affairs >>



- 2022 online badges on sale for €4/piece 8 badges for cooperative members and those who live permanently in the village.


-People aged 18-64 must have the state fishing management fee paid and present when applying for tags.

- There are several fishing supervisors in the area of the course all year round, so please keep your permits with you when fishing.

- In 2019, Jyrhämälammi's outdoor recreation area and an accessible fishing spot, which can be used freely in the summer season, were built on the beach of Tuurakoski (an old sawmill). In the area there is a boat launch, a shelter, a fireplace and a barrier-free huussi. To fish in the area, you need to pay the state fishing management fee and a lure fishing permit from the association.

- Angling and ice fishing are prohibited in the rapids and currents of the migratory fish water area, and the prohibition also applies to the owner of the water area and the holder of the fishing right. In addition, lure fishing is prohibited in rapids and streams without the permission of the owner of the water area or the fishing right holder (Section 7 of the Fisheries Act).

-Also familiarize yourself with current fishing measures and rest periods

Permissions >>


People aged 18-64 must have the state fishing management fee paid and with them when applying for permits and tags, and always when fishing. There are several fishing supervisors in the area of the course.


You can get it, for example, from Metsähallitus' online store

or from the R-kiosk and the Metsähallitus office.

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Mesh sizes of nets:

  - Fishing nets 12-16 mm

  - Home lake: 40 mm

  - remaining bodies of water: more than 30 mm


Net fishing is prohibited in the river  between 15.8 and 30.11.


More information:

Käsmäjoki canoeing route

State fishery management fee

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