Ice fishing trip in Saimaa

Ice fishing trip in lake Saimaa with local guide is a great winter experience. You will learn the basics of winter fishing through the ice. Drill holes through the ice and try to catch a fish. Guide will show you necessary fishing techniques and baits. We will also look under the ice with ice fishing sonar, which allows you to see what is happening under the ice, this will help us catch fish. Lake Saimaa is beautifull in winter and deep frozen. Hot juice is available on ice to keep you warm. Remember to dress up warmly. Welcome to experience ice fishing trip in lake Saimaa!

Ice fishing trip in lake Saimaa highlights

  • Learn basics of winter fishing safely with local guide 
  • Try drilling hole in ice with ice drill and fishing with ice fishing rods. Lucky ones might catch a perch or other fish
  • Sip hot juice in the middle of ice and snow in Saimaa archipelago

Ice fishing trip in Puumala 2 H

  • When    from January through early April depending on ice situation. Only when ice is strong enough and safe 
  • Where  By default we meet in Norppapolku/Seal-trail parking, address: Luukkolantie 223, 52200 Puumala, some 4.5 km from Puumala center.  NOTE this program can be organized within 100 km from Puumala with (outside of Puumala you need to pay km-compensation for guide)
  • Difficulty  Normal. Guided fishing suits also for beginners, as guide will show necessary techniques and takes care of your safety. Walking distance on ice is some 400 m 
  • Starting time  at 10:00 or at 13:00 If you want to start on another time, contact guide before booking 
  • Duration 2 H
  • Price 60€/person, Minimum payment 180€/3persons. Program is available for groups of max 8 persons
  • Price includes guide services, ice fishing equipment, use of ice-fishing sonar, hot juice on ice,
  • Own equipment needed  You need warm wind-proof winter clothing and long winter boots ( water-proof boots are recommended), sunglasses are good on sunny weather, spare clothes if necessary 
  • Extra services extra fishing hours with guide +50€/H/group
  • Extra services accommodation in Okkola holiday cottages, click for more information
  • Service language guide speaks English, Finnish, French  and also some German, a bit of Russian
  • Bookings  online  with immediate confirmation , payment by credit cards