You need no license for angling and ice fishing (jigging).
If you are between 18 and 64 years of age and want to practise fishing other than angling or jigging you need to purchase the Fishing License (kalastonhoitomaksu)
New fishing licenses
From 2016 Fishing management fee and local fishing licenses are replaced with only one general fishing license. This license is valid for almost all waters of finland (exept special fishing places, rivers etc.). License is for one rod/ person.
Price: 5€/ day, 12€/ 7 days, 39€/ year.
You can make the payment (online as extra service) or at the reception or in governments webshop (www.eräluvat.fi).
Fishing license is personal and it must be paid before fishing has started. The fisher must have proof of the payment and, if requested, present this to an authority or other person who supervises fishing. The proof may be a receipt, fishing card or bank statement. Fishing license need not be paid for assisting persons (such as
rowers) who do not handle the fishing gear during fishing.