Guided open water fishing trips in Oulu area


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Our professional fishing guide picks the best fishing spot in Oulu - The Capital of Northern Scandinavia

Sports fishing is an exciting way to experience the beautiful nature and clean waters of Northern Finland and Lapland - and best of all - to forget the hustle and stress of everyday life.

With us you can choose to fish on shore, with a canoe or on a boat. Our fishing boat accommodates five passengers and has an onboard lavatory. We also have the casting and trolling equipment even for large groups and are happy to provide assistance with them. With us you need no previous fishing experience whatsoever. Simply let us know which kind of fishing you are interested in and our experienced guide will plan out the perfect adventure for you and your companions.

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Boat fishing at river Oulu

Beautiful river Oulu flows through the city of Oulu. In addition that the river has an interesting cultural history and from there you can see the cultural history of the city, it is a great fishing spot. There lives several fish species in the river and it’s delta-area that can be caught by fishing with trolling equipment.

As said the fishing method we use is trolling and our boat has a high quality fishing equipment. The boat also has a cabin with an indoor heater, two sonar fish finders, downrigger equipment, fridge, comfortable seating and onboard lavatory.

The trip includes a transportation from you hotel in Oulu area to the shoreline. The trip doesn’t require any previous fishing experience and our fishing guide teaches you the secrets of the scandinavian style of fascinating and fun troll-fishing from the beginning if necessary.

The most common catches are Northern Pikes between 1 – 2kg but sometimes a lot bigger specimen are caught. Other possible catches are zander, trout, rainbow trout and perch.

Simply step out the hotel door and your experience is ready to begin!

Jarkko ja hauki

Our fishing guide Jarkko with a nice Northern Pike of 4kg on the River Oulu in summertime.


Ville ja hauki

Happy customer with a typical catch of River Oulu. A Northern Pike around 1kg.


Vene rannassa

We can also go ashore on an island to roast some sausages and make a pot of coffee.


Prices / person:
  • Half day (4 hours on a boat): 165€ / person
  • Full day (8 hours on a boat): 265€ / person

Prices / family or group (private trips):

  • Half day (4 hours on a boat): 490€ / group
  • Full day (8 hours on a boat): 650€ / group

Prices include:

  • Transport from your hotel in Oulu area to the shoreline and back to hotel
  • Guidance of a professional fishing guide
  • Safe cabin boat with high quality equipment
  • Snacks, beverages and non-alcoholic drinks

When: From 1th of June until 30th of September
Group size: 1 – 5
For who: For all. Person under age of 18 only with a parent and children with parent are welcome also.

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Canoe fishing at river Oulu delta

Beautiful delta-area of river Oulu flows just a few minutes by foot from the Oulu centrum in the marketplace of Oulu. In addition that from the river you can see the city of Oulu from a totally different perspective, it is a great fishing spot. There lives several fish species in the delta-area.

The simplies way to fish on a delta is a cast fishing from a canoe. Typical catches by fishing this way are northern pikes, zanders and perches.

The trip doesn’t require any previous fishing experience and our fishing guide teaches you the methods of cast fishing from canoe from the beginning if required.

We’ll meet at the marketplace of Oulu and your experience is ready to begin!

Liminganlahden hauki 3

Jarkko with 3 kg northern pike caught from canoe.

Price: 120€ / person
Duration: Up to 3 hours of fishing
Price includes:

  • Guidance of a professional fishing guide
  • Rental of the canoe, life jacket, cast fishing equipment and all the necessary equipment
  • Snacks, beverages and non-alcoholic drinks

When: From 1th of June until 30th of September
Group size: 1 – 10
For who: For person over age of 15. Person under age of 18 only with a parent.

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Rainbow trout fishing at small lake

The Finnaction fishing trip to a small rainbow trout lake starts with a transportation from your hotel to the location. The location lies in about 35 minutes from Oulu centrum. We’ll provide all the necessary fishing equipment and guide our customers also in English. On location we’ll put up a fire, roast sausages and prepare some pot coffee in a traditional Finnish way. With a little luck the trip is crowned with a nice rainbow trout. In conclusion we’ll transport you back to the hotel door.

There are several rainbow trout lakes around Oulu. Our professional fishing guide recommends the best lake of the season.

Simply step out the hotel door and your experience is ready to begin!
Rainbow Trout on ground

We have caught a nice rainbow trout


Price: 120€ / person
Duration: Up to 4 hours of fishing plus time of transport
Price includes:

  • Transport from your hotel in Oulu area to the fishing spot and back to hotel
  • Guidance of a professional fishing guide
  • Rental of the cast fishing equipment, waders and all the necessary equipment
  • Roasted sausages, pot of coffee, snacks and non-alcoholic drinks

When: From 1st of June until 30th of September depending on seasonal restrictions
Group size: 1 - 8
For who: All. Persons under 18 with parent

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Stream fishing in Oulu area

The Finnaction stream fishing trip begins with transportation from your hotel to the location. We’ll provide all the necessary fishing equipment and guide our customers also in English. On location we’ll put up a fire, roast sausages and prepare some pot coffee in a traditional Finnish way. With a little luck the trip is crowned with a catch we’re after. In conclusion we’ll transport you back to the hotel door.

There are several stream fishing spots around Oulu. Our professional fishing guide recommends the best spot of the season but you can of course choose the location by yourself. Possible catches are trout, rainbow trout, grayling, northen pike and perch.

Stream fishing spots around Oulu:

  • Kutu River (time of transport: 1 hour 30 minutes)
  • River Ii (time of transport: 1 hour)
  • River Kiiminki (time of transport: 45 minutes)

Simply step out the hotel door and your experience is ready to begin!

Price: 165€ / person
Duration: Up to 4 hours of fishing plus time of transport
Price includes:

  • Transport from your hotel in Oulu area to the fishing spot and back to hotel
  • Guidance of a professional fishing guide
  • Rental of the cast fishing equipment, waders and all the necessary equipment
  • Roasted sausages, pot of coffee, snacks and non-alcoholic drinks

When: From 1st of June until 30th of September depending on seasonal restrictions
Group size: 1 - 4
For who: All. Persons under 18 with parent

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Boat fishing at lake Uljua

Lake Uljua is situated at about 1 hour 15 minute drive from Oulu city center. The population of northern pikes in the lake Uljua is very strong and its pikes are unusually large. Specimen of over 5 kg are caught often and for example in June 2018 the fishing competition at Uljua was won with a pike of 13 kilos. Even though we can't guarantee a big catch, on this trip the probability is at its highest. The variety of species at Uljua includes also large perches, zanders, rainbow trouts and trouts

The fishing method we use is trolling and our boat has a high quality fishing equipment. The boat also has a cabin with an indoor heater, two sonar fish finders, downrigger equipment, fridge, comfortable seating and onboard lavatory.

The day begins with a transportation from Oulu or we can meet at Cafe Uljua where we enjoy coffee with pancakes included in the price of the service. After that, we’ll head out to the boat parked near the cafe’s waterfront and start off to the best fishing spots of lake Uljua. The price includes non-alcoholic and hot beverages plus snacks onboard.

Price: 790€ / group
Duration: Up to 6 hours of fishing plus transports
Price includes:

  • Transport for 1 - 4 persons from your accommodation in Oulu area to the lake Uljua and back
  • Professional guide
  • Safe cabin boat with high quality equipment
  • Coffee and pancakes at Cafe Uljua
  • Snacks and beverages onboard

When: From 1st of June until 30th of September
Group size: 1 - 5 (transport from Oulu included for up to 4 person)
For who: All. Persons under 18 with parent or guardian

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Boat fishing at lake Oulu

Despite its name lake Oulu lies in about 1 hour 15 minutes of driving from Oulu center. The lake is also called as the sea of Kainuu since tha lake is huge. It's lenght of it is about 70 kilometers.

It's also a great fishing place. The pike population of the lake is very strong and it also has lot zanders and perches living in it. After mid-September it's also possible catch a lake trout.

The trip starts with a transportation from Oulu to the shoreline of lake Oulu and from the marina we will move straight to the best fishing spots at Lake Oulu and we will spend a nice day on the lake fishing with high-quality trolling equipment. The service includes snacks, beverages, non-alcoholic drinks and transport from Oulu and back to a maximum of 4 people.

The fishing method we use is trolling and our boat has a high quality fishing equipment. The boat also has a cabin with an indoor heater, two sonar fish finders, downrigger equipment, fridge, comfortable seating and onboard lavatory.

Price: 790€ / group
Duration: Up to 6 hours of fishing plus time of transport
Price includes:

  • Transport for 1 - 4 person from your accommodation in Oulu area to the lake Oulu and back
  • Guidance of a professional fishing guide
  • Safe cabin boat with high quality equipment
  • Snacks, beverages and non-alcoholic drinks

When: From 1st of June until 30th of September
Group size: 1 - 5 (transport from Oulu included for up to 4 person)
For who: All. Persons under 18 with parent

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Canoe fishing at Oulu sea

Our canoe fishing trip to Oulu sea at the Bay of Bothnia begins with a transportation from your accommodation in Oulu to the shoreline of the sea as close to fishing spots as we can get. In this trip you need to be preapared to paddle the canoe about 30 - 45 minutes before the fishing since the best fishing spots are located between 1 - 2 kilometers from the shore. It's good to understands the basics of the canoeing before participating to this trip even thought it's not mandatory. Naturally we will teach the basics of paddling before starting. This form of fishing is at it's best from the middle of the July until the middle of the September. The service includes canoes, fishing equipment and fishing guide services. In this trip fishing is also possible with fly fishing gear.

During this trip we will be focusing to get northern pikes only and after catching we will release them. Since we are fishing from the canoe we can really say that the action is on when the pike is caught with light cast fishing equipment.

Please note that this trip has a wind limit of 5m/s and if the wind is stronger we will either cancel the trip or we will fish at the delta of river Oulu and the price will be lower.

Liminganlahden hauki 1 Liminganlahden hauki 2

Jarkko and Vesa with 2 - 3kg northern pikes caught from the Bay of Bothnia.


Price: 165€ / person
Duration: Up to 6 hours on canoe
Price includes:

  • Transport for 1 - 3 person from your accommodation in Oulu area to the shoreline and back
  • Guidance of a professional fishing guide
  • Rental of the canoe, life jacket, cast fishing equipment and all the necessary equipment
  • Snacks, beverages and non-alcoholic drinks

When: From middle of July until middle of September
Group size: 1 - 3
For who: Persons over the age of 18 with at least normal physical condition.

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Customer with Northern Pike