At Svartsjøen lake in Kvikne municipality it has been made facilities especially for children. The fishing for trout in the little lake is very good, and fish can easily be caught on rod or hand-line. The trout is numerous and the beautiful open surrounding bounds for a great outdoor experience.
Svartsjøen lake is the start-off point for many outdoors experience for hikers and families in the Forollhogna National park. It is an information point for further hiking. With easy access to the mountain and fishing options near to the road , there is no reason not to bring children. The Svartsjøen lake is idyllically situated and accessible near to the Plassetervegen (road), about 10 km from the exit from Rv 3. Fishing with a float and worm is, together with spinner or lure, the best options for children.
Next to the water one can see how people lived as there is an old “gamme” which is what the Sami people used to live in. It has room for over night stays and short visit. The place has universal design which allows people with mobility issues to visit. This goes for the sanitary facility as well.
Living in the “Gamma” housing, the children can experience what nature and the wild rein deer ment to the people in Forollhogna. The light traveled path to the Ruv mountain is well suited for children. Along this old rout you will see how the wild rain deer follow ancient paths, and how these paths was the foundation for hunting with the sami. If you are lucky you can see the wild rain deer up close. At the top the view is staggering.
Tips (in Norwegian)
The license covers 80 waters and more than 160 rivers and creeks.
Day NOK 70,00 | Season NOK 500,00
Can be obtained either online (click the button), or from various vendors in the area (gas stations, campsites, tourist office etc.)
Rules and regulations
- Fishing all year. Trout can not be fished between 15.09 – 31.10.
- Fly, worm and lure only
- The fishing license is personal and only valid with a personal Id.
- .All children under the age of 16 years fish for free.
- Violations of the rules might result in prosecution
- Fishing police phone number (+47) 992 74 943
Show respect for farmed fields, do not walk across but walk on the edges. Respect local residents and only use marked parking places (see maps.). Remember that the atmosphere on and around the river is our common responsibility. Respect other anglers and bring your garbage back with you, don’t leave it in nature. Very important to keep dogs on a leach.
Kvikne mountain board rents out boats.