Best time to visit Estonia

Fishing

As a Baltic country, Estonia boasts great fishing oportunities

Fishing in Estonia 2019 - Best Time
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For those who like nature, water and fish, Estonia welcomes you with a wide range of possibilities. About 4,000 km of coastline and hundreds of rivers and lakes are available for an eventful fishing holiday.

Fishing in South of Estonia 2019
Fishing in South of Estonia

In Estonian waters, you can easily find brown trout, sea trout, chub, pike, pike perch, eel, Baltic herring, and sea lamprey. The best period for fishing is from the end of April till September. All the local fish is heavily used in Estonian cuisine as well. Coastal towns and villages offer great accommodations for a fishing holiday.

For anglers fishing during the day is unrestricted and no special license is needed. However, if you are using professional equipment you'll need to have a special license or fishing card. This is also required if you are fishing in certain restricted rivers and lakes.

Fishing in Estonia - Best Season 2019
Sea trout 2019
Sea trout