Fishing in Eidjord


Eidfjord is rich in fishing opportunities in rivers, lakes and in the fjord. Fishing in the fjord is free.

Contact information


For fishing in rivers and lakes for salmon and trout, in addition to fishing licenses, a fishing allowance fee must be paid at

Sale of fishing license:

In the Eio river

In the lower part of the Eidfjord lake: YX gas station (in the centre of Eidfjord).

In the upper part of the Eidfjord lake and in the Veig river: Sæbø Camping in Øvre Eidfjord

In the Simadal river

At the Hardangervidda there are many fishing lakes with mountain trout. It is not necessary to have a fishing allowance fee in the mountain area (only for salmon and sea trout).

Sale of fishing license:
Common fishing license for Statsalmenningen:
Fishing license for Veig (Veigdalen): The Tourist Office and Vivelid Fjellstova
Ullensvang: The Tourist Office and
Isdalsvatnet lake:
Sysendalen: Garen Camping

For salmon fishing: The wild salmon is protected, so it should be re-released.

In the Eio river it is possible to book a fishing guide including fishing gear.
Contact Eidfjord Sportfishing:
Jesper Nielsen, tel. +47 99398754, email: