Kajaanintie 434, 93999 Kuusamo


Fishing licence sales offices for Riihisalmi found in here...

Joint licence for Irni lure fishing area + National fish management fee

More information: Tourist Info Kuusamo, Torangintaival 2, Kuusamo

Tel. +358 40 860 8365

Riihisalmi is an easy access fishing venue located in South Kuusamo. The area is a scenic and comfortable place with a lean-to shelter, toilet, boat slipway and plenty of parking place. The venue is good for casting and fishing with a hook and line. The typical catch at Riihisalmi comprises mostly perch and roach.

ETRS-TM35FIN coordinates N 7278246 E 592201

Driving directions
Drive 44 km south from Kuusamo town centre towards Kajaani. On the right there is a sign “Riihisalmi,” turn right and drive 100 metres. Make a right and drive 300 metres to the venue.

Common catch
At Riihisalmi you can go casting for perch and roach. They take well to a hook and line as well.

Other services
Boat slipway
Lean-to shelter and toilet
Landing place


Fishing with a hook and line using natural bait (worm or fish) in lakes and ponds is included in everyman’s rights.

Only Irni joint lure fishing permit applies to trolling. The permit comprises lakes Irnijärvi, Polojärvi and Kerojärvi as far as Marsinsalmi.

Please note
The lake water level is regulated by Pohjolan Voima power plant.