Fishing licences and fees:
You can buy fishing licences online here on Relax Fishing Sweden. The voucher/payment receipt is valid as a fishing licence. Fold it and insert it in a plastic pocket on your sleeve according to the instructions below.
If you can’t print out your own fishing licence, the Tourist Office in Halmstad can help you print it. You can also pay for fishing licences at the Tourist Office in Halmstad.
Fishing licence fee for Torvsjön:
Adult one year card SEK 300/calendar year.
Day fishing card SEK 50/day
Children up to 16 years fish free of charge in Torvsjön.
Day fishing card rules in Torvsjön:
The receipt/voucher you receive when you pay should be printed onto white paper and used as a fishing licence. The upper part of the A4 page contains information which you should fold so that your name and barcode are visible in the plastic pocket you wear on your arm according to the instructions under Fishing Rules. If you have made several purchases in one order, print out the same number of receipts/vouchers so that everyone who has paid is wearing a fishing licence. Be ready to present a valid fishing licence together with an ID document.
Fold according to instructions 1-4
1. The parts which are not visible can be trimmed off.
2. Fold in half
3. Fold long and short sides slightly so that the following is visible.
4.Ready to wear on the left arm.
Fishing and fishing equipment:
You can fish using a fly, spinner or baited hooks all year round, with one reel per person.
Fishing from boats may only take place from 1 July to 1 January.
Hela året – även vid is på sjön.
Catch quotas for Torvsjön:
You may keep a maximum of 3 fish per day. There is no catch limit for smaller perch.
NOTE! Eels are protected and must be put back in the water.
Catches must be reported here the database for fish registration in southern Sweden. The database is an important tool for fish conservation and the status of our fish stocks and gives indications of the actions required in rivers, lakes and the sea. Failure to report your catch will be seen as poaching.
Anglers who break these rules may be excluded from fishing in the future. Legal action may also be taken against such anglers.
Monitoring of fish
Anglers must follow the fish conservation area’s rules together with any further instructions provided by the fish warden. Anglers breaking the rules or failing to comply with the fish warden’s instructions may be excluded and forced to return their fishing licence without compensation.
Respect and ethical rules
Display respect to the natural environment and to other people. Do not leave broken fishing equipment such as lines and hooks or rubbish which can injure birds and animals. Fish which are to be kept should be killed immediately.
Changes or additions to the rules may occur during the year and will be announced on the website. As an angler you are responsible for keeping yourself informed about current angler rules. Infringing these rules can lead to withdrawal of your fishing rights. The rules can be changed without any right to compensation from the Fish conservation area.