What better way to explore the stillness and wilderness that Gausta has to offer than with a fishing -rod in hand. Tinn municipality around Gausta has approximately 800 different lakes with trout and Arctic char. Many waters are open for angling if you have a fishing permit.
The view of Gaustatoppen is breathtaking in all its forms, and for anglers it’s all the more beautiful when reflected in the water.
With its cold, clear lakes and bubbling brooks, Gausta and the surrounding area offer a varied fishing experience. The season begins as early as June and extends to late summer. In some lakes you can even fish all year round.
To try your luck at fishing you’ll need a fishing permit. Different lakes and fishing areas require different permits. Most of the fishing permits are available to purchase from inatur.com, or locally in the Gausta area. We’ll guide you through everything you need to know for the most popular lakes in Gausta.
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At lake Lake Kvitåvatn, just outside of Gaustablikk, you can enjoy fishing all year round – both angling from land and ice fishing.
This fishing permits applies to is valid for four different lakes: Kvitåvatn, Tjørnsettjøn, the northern part of Djupetjønn, and the northern part of Heddersvann. You can buy your fishing permits at either Rjukan Tourist tourist office or at Gaustablikk Høyfjellshotell.
Want to spend a night outdoors, try camping
|Day card:||25 NOK|
|2 -day permit:||45 NOK|
|3-day permit||60 NOK|
|One Week permit :||90 NOK|
|One year permit:||250 NOK|
On the west side of Gaustatoppen you can find Gausdalen – a beautiful mountain valley at the foot of Gaustatoppen that offers angling in 12 different lakes. Gausdalen is a great spot for trout fishing
You can buy the proper fishing permit for this area at either Rjukan Tourist tourist office, Selstali Seter, or at inatur.no. The permit applies to angling from land. A one- day fishing permit will cost you NOK 70 NOK, but you can also buy a weekend, week, or season permits are also available.
Do you want to stay longer? Book a room at the idyllic Selstali Seter, or bring a tent and set up camp by the lakes.
|Day permit||70 NOK|
|Weekend permit||120 NOK|
|Week permit||250 NOK|
|Season permit||500 NOK|
The Beautiful Lake Tinnsjön offers trout and arctic Arctic char of fine quality and size. The lake is one of Norway’s largest and offers many great fishing spots.
Lake Tinnsjön is divided into 77 different fishing areas – and so are the fishing permits. Please note that the permits are valid for one year and are restricted to one area. The price varies depending on the area, from NOK 800 to 1,000 NOK. You can buy your fishing permits at inatur.no. The fishing permits applies to are for angling.
Hardangervidda National Park is the largest national park in Norway. The many lakes and rivers makes Hardangervidda a great choice for anyone planning a fishing trip in Norway.
The National Park is divided into different fishing areas. The easiest area to get to from Gausta is the Maarfjell area – an area filled with trouts.
Maarfjell fishing team is a a joint venture consisting of six landowners. The purpose of the fishing team is to organize fishing permits in the southeastern part of Hardangervidda – giving you access to a large area with only one fishing permit.
You buy your fishing permit at Rjukan Turistkontor, Audhild’s Sport og Fritid, at the cashier by Kalhovd Turisthytte, Stegaros and Synken. You can also buy the permit online at inatur.no. The permit applies to angling from land.
|One day||130 NOK|
|One week||600 NOK|