Fishing in lake Rusken

Address: Rusken, 57002 Vrigstad Show map

Address: Rusken, 57002 Vrigstad

Rusken is an eutrophic lake with an area of 33 square kilometres. The deepest depth is 18 m. Rusken is classified as one of Swedens best lakes for pike-perch with record catches of nearly 10 kg. There are also pike, perch, whitefish and eel.

The perch can be caught in summer and winter with angling rod, spinning rod or jigging. You can catch the pike-perch angling, spin fishing or trolling both in spring, summer and autumn.

Fishing for pike from the ice with special, traditional tackle is possible in the winter or spin fishing in spring and autumn, or in the deep parts of the lake in the summer. The eel bite on angling while the burbot can be jigged in the winter.

Sandvik Fishing Camp is located on the eastern shore of the lake. There are four boats available for all kinds of fishing, also a boat for trolling equipped with an echo-sounder.

Adventure of Småland Fishing Camp is located on the eastern shore of the lake. They specialises in Vrigstadån stream and the lakes Rusken and Kalvsjön. They offers fishing permits, boats, tackle, accommodation and fishing guides.

Sandvik Fishing Camp:
Tel: +46(0)382 860 40
Mobile: +46(0)73 378 74 84

Adventure of Småland:
Tel: +46 (0)382-320 26
Mobile: +46 (0)70-582 57 72

You can buy your fishing permit here:
Visit Värnamo, Järnvägsplan 1, 0370-188 99
Fredrik Berggren, Haboarp 6, 0382-860 19, 070-3373725
Valter Klasson, Sandvik, 070-563 45 55*
Sven-Erik Hansson, Ohs, 0370-65 10 42, 0731-83 71 71*
Mats Karlsson, Rättaregården Nydala, 0382-311 10*
Otto Seitz, Långö, 0382-320 26
Statoil, Högalund 2, Värnamo, 0370-102 60

* = Boats for hire

A fishing permit costs:
60 SEK/24h
200 SEK/week
250 SEK/month
300 SEK/6 months
500 SEK/year
550 SEK/year family card

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