Right in the center of Säffle, the Byälven river flows through the city, here is one of Sweden's best fishing waters for pikeperch and it
Byälven is one of Sweden's best fishing waters for pikeperch. The Göse premiere is always the first Saturday in July. You can also fish for pike, perch, id and bream. The fishing is divided into 3 different zones with different conditions in each zone. Free fishing for children and young people up to the age of 15. The fishing license is sold online at iFiske
For smelt that goes up into the river at the spring edge, you do not need a fishing license. But you must have a net for smelt Read more about rules for slom fishing on Säffle Sportfiskeförening website or on iFiske:
You can also download the app, "iFiske", via the AppStore and Google Play where fishing licenses can be purchased. Read about it on Säffle Sportfiskeförening
If you can not buy online, you can buy at a retailer at the Gulf gas station, Karlstadvägen 31.
Byälven flows from Lake Glafsfjorden to Lake Vänern and passes through Gillberga, Nysäter, Harefjorden, Säffle and By.For fishing for Pike-perch in Byälven, different fishing licenses apply for each zone, buy yor licens at iFiske