Guided fishing trips / Midnight Sun Fishing / Professional crew / Exquisite food

We offer fishing tours in Kuopio - Finland a completely personalized service (if needed) with professional fishing guide. Memorial fishing trip in rugged beauty finnish lakes and summer light. With a professinal guide, it’s easy to focus on what’s essential – the fishing and nature in Finland!

Summer in Finland is a spectacular time of the year. Lakes warm up from June. The sun takes on a reddish-yellow colour – almost like during sunrise or sunset – and everything around you is bathed in an unimaginably warm, bright light.

Fishing Under the Midnight Magical Sunlight and Finnish Nature: Guided lakefishing trips with professional fishing guide: Fishing on beautiful surroundings are must thing in Finland


Enjoy the waters of Kuopio, Finland and midnight sun by boat!

Join our highly qualified fishing guide on an unforgettable fishing trip where you will experience true Finnish nature and lake Kallavesi which is part of Kuopio and Savo identity.

Kallavesi, largest lake of North Savo spreads around the City of Kuopio, Finland. Lake Kallavesi is part of the Iso-Kalla lake area, covering 890 km², together with the labyrinthine Juurusvesi, Muuruvesi and Riistavesi areas at the same water level, as well as the limpid Suvasvesi crater lake, which is the third deepest lake in Finland.

Our boats are fully equipped for fishing. We will take care of you from beginning to the end of your trip, and we will do our best to give you an unforgettable fishing and nature experience.

May, June and September are the best open water fishing months in Finnish Lakeland.

- Day trips from Kuopio
- Overnight trips, overnight stays onboard boat

Lakes warm up from June. The mid summer sun takes on a reddish-yellow colour – almost like during sunrise or sunset – and everything around you is bathed in an unimaginably warm, bright light.

We want that customer learns new fishing techniques and how to fish in Finland after the trip. Usually fishing method are selected and recommended by guide. He knows, which style works the best at certain time of a year!

Lake Kallavesi species: pike, perch, zander, bream, brown trout

pike perch zander bream brown trout

Fishing technique in general is spinning.
You can choose from the followings:

  • Spin Fishing for pike. Feel the pike violent attack on the rod. Best season for pike are spring and autumn.
  • Jigging with softbaits in deeper waters. Depth usually 4-10 m. (Pike, Perch and Zander)
  • Microjigging with small baits in shallow water 0.5-3 m
    (mainly Perch, sometimes Pike and Zander)
  • Jigging near the shore with bigger baits with single and off-set hooks. Depth usually 0.5-3 m, and stiffer rods (Pike).
  • Pike Casting near the shore: spinner baits, jerks, wobblers, spoons.

The home port is in Kuopio - Finland

Kuopio is a city and municipality located in Northern Savonia, Finland. The city is surrounded by Lake Kallavesi 472,8 km² and several parts of it are built on islands. Kuopio is known with a national delicacy.

Long-distance transport connections from Kuopio include Pendolino and InterCity trains to several destinations around Finland, operated by VR, as well as multiple daily departures from Kuopio Airport.

Kuopio Airport (KUO) is located 14 kilometers from Kuopio.
The Finnish capital's airport (Helsinki) is about 200 miles / 320 kilometers from Kuopio.

Other ports of departure than Kuopio may also be agreed upon separately. One-way trips are possible eg. Kuopio - Savonlinna (Finland)

Our crew will be glad to help you with some useful tips & tricks including casting, setting the drag, choosing bait and providing you with other useful info.

When fishing in the lake with customers, the main goal is of course to catch fish. This is possible, because we use the latest sonar technology and also crew know the best places to fish certain time of the year. Safety comes always first during the fishing day and boat include life jackets and required safety gearguide to ensure you are always safe.


Q: Can I smoke?
A: You are welcome to enjoy a smoke out on the deck.

Q: Can I bring my own rod and reel?
A: You are certainly free to bring your own gear, although we do supply gear as part of the trip.

Q: Can we keep the fish we catch?
A: You decide whether or not to keep a fish you catch! We don’t choose your fish for you or make you keep fish you don’t want, unless that fish will not survive if it is released.

Q: Is Airport(Kuopio / KUO) pickup included?
A: Transfer Airport(Kuopio / KUO) to boat departure site is included in trip rates.

Q: Can i swim in Lake in Finland
A: Yes! You can swim in Lake in Finland just about anywhere. How about relax in the boat sauna; when it gets too warm, just a few steps to the lake to cool off!

Highly qualified fishing guide

Teemu Hiltunen

Professional guide Teemu Hiltunen

A professional guide guarantees a carefree fishing day that you will remember for a long time.

Our fishing guide Teemu Hiltunen and has ~ 25 years of spinning experience. With help of a memorable day fishing for perch, pike and pike-perch asking. Maybe you managed to make a hat and ask for all three? Usually, we can choose the target species according to the season or focus on the species that you want to ask for.

The fish we have caught are served under ice during the day and quality is perfect for making food afterwards. Fish can be made to fillets after the trip.

“- My most important aim is to offer enjoyable and memorable moments with the best hobby you can do in the summer; fishing.”

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Fishing boat - m/s Pulkko

Excellent boat for small group. Boat history: Originally built in 1962 in Raahe as a measuring vessel for a marine survey facility. Completely renovated and technical equipment modernized in 2018.( CE certified)

wifiOn board, for example, the CHIRP-enabled Broadband sonar allows fishermen to reliable fish detection and accurate bottom tracking at all depths.

A bow thruster that makes it easy to move in tight spaces or in a strong flow is therefore smooth. Technology gives an advantage and helps us to find more and bigger fish!

  • Plotters Simrad NSS9 EVO2
  • Plotters Simrad NSS16 EVO2
  • Navico GOFREE WIFI-1 Module (All data can shared for Passenger Tablets)
  • Simrad HS60 GPS Compass
  • Navico ForwardScan
  • Airmar Navico B744V DST
  • Simrad RS20 VHF phone
  • Simrad NAC-2 autopilot
  • Simrad Broadband 4G Radar
  • AIS
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
Simrad NAC-2 autopilot Simrad HS60 GPS Compass
  • Length 15 m / 49.2 ft
  • Width 4.65 m /15.2 ft
  • Weight 30 tn

  • Travel speed 6 to 10 knots
  • Max. persons 12
  • Sleeping places 9
  • Kitchen
  • Sauna
  • 2 Toilets (wc)

Volvo Penta Diesel 127 hp, keel cooling. Generator 3 kw, tunnel thruster (better slow speed maneuvering), sidePower bow thruster.

Trips & Prices

To facilitate the selection of experience, we have grouped the options into four sets. Trips include everything needed for a successful day in beautiful Finnish waters. You are certainly free to bring your own gear, although we do supply gear as part of the trip.

Both main vessel and possible extra boat have all high quality fishing and safety gears and full insurance.

Home port: Kuopio - Finland. Other ports of departure than Kuopio may also be agreed upon separately. One-way trips are possible eg. Kuopio - Savonlinna (Finland). For more services and longer excursions ask for a quote!

All tours in this brochure are travel packages and are covered by the consumer agency's guarantee. Tour operator: Matka Veijalainen Oy / Ykkösmatkat

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