The river Lagan attracts hobby and sport fishermen far beyond Sweden’s borders. People come here to enjoy the nature and the rich waters. Spin fishing dominates, but there are also sections suitable for fly fishing. Here it is not unusual to catch metre long salmon weighing 10 kg! Besides salmon there are also sea trout, pike, perch and whitefish in Lagan.
Great fishing is also available in Smedjeån, which has the same type of fish as Lagan. Stensån is another fine stream with good supply of salmon, pike, perch and eel. Uddaredssjön is a gorgeous forest lake where rainbow trout is farmed, there are also pike, perch and whitefish there. In Vänneån/Sunnedamm you can choose to fish for trout and rainbow trout in two ponds, or at a distance of 500 metres in Vänneån. In Hjörneredssjöarna, a scenic fishing and recreation area, you can catch pike-perch.
Fishing permits are available at several places in the municipality (including relaxfishingsweden.com for fishing in Lagan) – contact the Tourist Information Centre (+ 46 430-154 50) and they will help you!