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Alta River - Registration will be opened the 2nd of January

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county: Finnmark -- municipality: Alta

Alta River
Alta River
Shirley Deterding from England and her 23,2 KG salmon in Langstilla
Fishingstime...
The fishing season is from June 01 to August 31.
From Sept. 01 to Sept. 15 you can fish for sea trout only, in the lower parts of the river. From June 01 to June 23 an unlimited number of fishing licenses are sold to residents of Alta. People from outside Alta may buy licenses for a set amount of days, by applying to ALI. There are only a limited number of licenses in this category.
Between June 23 and August 31, the fishing is restricted
There are two types of licenses, ie “exclusive” licenses (expensive), and ones for a set amount of days: one or two days in June and July, and three or six days in August.
Karl Jørgen Steen. 20 KG typical Alta Salmon
Karl Jørgen Steen. 20 KG typical Alta Salmon

Alta River its a dream, and one of the fifty places you have to fly fish before you die, she write in her book, the american author Chris Santella


Here is her top 50:
1. Bristol Bay, Alaska:Rainbow trout and silver salmon.
2. Nakaliloc Bay, Pacific Coast-Alaska Pensinsula: Silver salmon.
3. Rio Traful,Bariloche, Argentina:Landlocked salmon.
4. Estero Ibera,Argentina-Corrientes: Golden dorado.
5. Rio Grande,Argentina-Tierra del Fuego: Sea-run brown trout.
6. Cairns, Australia:Black marlin.
7. North Andros Island, Bahamas: Bonefish.
8. Rio Negro River, Brasil: Peacock bass.
9. Dean River,British Columbia-Bella Coola: Steelhead.
10. Skeena System, British Colubia-Smithers:Steelhead.
11. Greater Redding,California: Brown- and rainbow trout.
12. Chilean Fjords, Chile: Brown- and rainbow trout.
13. Gunnison River, Colorado: Brown- and rainbow trout.
14. Jardines de la Reina, Cuba: Tarpon.
15. Blagdon Lake, England: Rainbow trout.
16. River Test, Stockbridge, England: Brown trout.
17. Florida Keys, Floria: Permit.
18. Laxa, Adaldal, Island: Atlantic salmon.
19. Henrys Fork, Last Chance, Idaho: Rainbow trout
20: Middle Fork,Salmon River,Stanley,Idaho: Cutthroat trout.
21. Christmas Island,Kiribati: Giant trevally.
22. Woods River System,Labrador: Brook trout.
23. Cocodrie, Louisiana: Redfish.
24. West Branch of the Penobscot River, Maine: Landlocked salmon.
25. Marthas Vineyard, Massachus: Striped bass.
26: Lake Huites, Sinaloa,Mexico: Largemouth bass.
27. Boca Paila, Yacatan,Mexico: Snook.
28. Au Sable River, Michigan: Brown trout.
29. Mongolia: Taimen.
30. Bighorn River, Fort Smith, Montana: Brown and rainbow trout.
31. Armstrongs Spring Creek, Livingston, Montana: Rainbow trout.
32. Upper Delawre River, New York: Rainbow trout.
33. South Island, New Zealand: Brown and rainbow trout.
34. Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories: Northern pike.
35. Alta River, Norway: Atlantic salmon.

Fishing from boat in the midle of the night in the lower part of the pool Stengselen. Photo: Endre Balteskard

36. North Umpqua River, Glide, Oregon: Steelhead.
37. Deschutes River, Maupin, Oregon: Redsides and steelhead.
38. Letort Spring Run, Pennsylvania: Brown trout.
39. Garnd Cascapedia, Quebec: Atlantic salmon.
40. Zhupanova River, Kamchatka, Russia: Rainbow trout.
41. Ponoi River, Kola Peninsula, Russia: Atlantic salmon.
42. Rivers Dee and Tay, Scotland: Atlantic salmon.
43. St. Francois Lagoon, Seyshelles Island: Bonefish.
44. Peralejos de las Truchas, Spain: Brown trout.
45. Green River, Utah: Brown – and rainbow trout.
46. Battenkill River, Vermont: Brown trout.
47. Shenandoah River, Virginia: Smallmouth bass.
48. Firehole River, Wyoming: Brown- and rainbow trout.
49. Madison River Wyoming and Montana: Brown and rainbow trout.
50. Zambezi River, Zambia: Tiger Fish.

A Passion Called Salmon DVD-trailer

Record 2012

David Hodgkiss and his guide Vegard Ludvigsen, catched the biggest atlantic salmon by flyrod in Norway 2012. 2012.The giant salmon weighed 56.22 pounds and was caught on a Green Highlander in Steinfossen in Alta River July 6th 2012. The fish were released. Foto: Helge Ludvigsen.David Hodgkiss catch the biggest one in 2012: 56,22 lbs
David Hodgkiss catch the biggest one in 2012: 56,22 lbs

The lottery

Alta Laksefiskeri Interessentskap (ALI) holds all the rights to the fishing in the Alta River.
All the licenses are sold through a lottery. There is one lottery for the locals and another one for people from outside the Alta region. People who wish to enter the lottery must pay a fee, which, for the 2011 lottery is NOKr. 400 pr. person. These money are not paid back. Under "utenbysfiske - info - fiske etter St. Hans" you find details about how to do the registration. You also find the prices for the licenses.
OBS!!! Normally less than 10% of the people participating in the lottery get the opportunity to buy a license each year. We sell licenses to 80 persons and everyone gets at least 2 days fishing.
We ask people living outside Norway to do the registration at internet under påmelding - registrering.
The exclusive fishing rights are sold to five syndicates. These syndicates have their own rules for how to become a member.

How to do

If you dreaming flyfish salmon in Alta River, you have to do the registration in the fishing card lottery:
Go to the home site Alta Laksefiskeri Interessentskap (ALI), who holds all to the rights to fishing in the Alta River
Only one registration pr. person. When you do the registration you are an "utenbys". Other norwegian words you need to know: "Fødselsdato" is date of birth (day/month/year). "Ønsker perioder/fiskeplass" "uaktuelle perioder" here you can fill in wishes you may have about where to fish and then. We recommend that you here fill in dates/weeks that you absolutely cannot come to Alta. If not leave it open. You have to pay NOK 400 ) pr. person in the lottery. These money are not paid back
The age limit is 14 years, born in 1999 or earlier.
The registration will be opened in late december 2012.
It was about 960 persons in the Lottery this year. We have licenses to about 80 persons.
Price for the license (2012): 1 day in June/July nokr. 2.600 (2 days nokr. 5.200) 3- and 6 days in August
Bankdetails: Sparebank1 Nord-Norge 9028 Tromsø. IBAN NO7649011301095 BIC/SWIFT SNOWNO22.
Important. It is not possible to transfer the license to another person. The person who buys the license has to attend in the fishing. You can have others with you, but it is only allowed to fish with one rod. NOT more than one rod at the same time. ALI ask people living outside Norway to do the registration on our website.
Thorleif Hammari. 23,65 KG. Photo: Rune Østlyngen.
Thorleif Hammari. 23,65 KG. Photo: Rune Østlyngen.
David Hodgkiss and his guide Vegard Ludvigsen, catched the biggest atlantic salmon by flyrod in Norway 2012. 2012. It weighed 56.22 pounds and was caught on the fly in Steinfossen in the Alta River July 6th 2012. The fish were released. Foto: Hans Ludvigsen.
This year's catch in the Alta River was 2825 salmon at 48,192 pounds. 768 salmon was released, says Ivar Leinan Alta Salmon Fishery to www.fishing-norway.com. Ialt ble det i Altaelva landet 2825 laks på 21859,56 kilo

Information...

Alta Laksefiskeri Interessentskap (ALI) holds all to the rights to fishing in the Alta River.


The fishing season is from June 01 to August 31.
From Sept. 01 to Sept. 15 you can fish for sea trout only, in the lower parts of the river. From June 01 to June 23 an unlimited number of fishing licenses are sold to residents of Alta. People from outside Alta may buy licenses for a set amount of days, by applying to ALI. There are only a limited number of licenses in this category.
Between June 23 and August 31, the fishing is restricted.
There are two types of licenses, ie “exclusive” licenses (expensive), and ones for a set amount of days: one or two days in June and July, and three to six days in August.
All the licenses are sold through a lottery. There is one lottery for the locals and another one for people from outside the Alta region. People who wish to enter the lottery must pay a fee, which, for the 2008 lottery is NOKr. 400 pr. person. These money are not paid back.
Under "utenbygsfiske" you find details about the bank account you can use. You also find the prices for the licenses.
Normally less than 10% of the people participating in the lottery get the opportunity to buy a license each year. We sell licenses to 80 persons and everyone gets at least 2 days fishing.
The exclusive fishing rights are sold to five syndicates. These syndicates have their own rules for how to become a member.
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