Catch and cook your own whitefish on a skewer

Get to know the traditional culture of Kukkolankoski rapids

Available in Finnish
3 hours
12 spots per experience
June - September

What are we going to do

During the experience you get to catch, prepare and grill your very own whitefish on a skewer and enjoy it in the cultural environment of Kukkolankoski rapids. Local fishermen will guide you in trying dipnetting and tell stories about their age-old heritage.

You will get to know the traditional fishing culture of the Torne Valley and familiarize yourself with cooking super fresh organic food. You will have a unique local taste experience in the gorgeous natural surrounding of Kukkolankoski rapids.

The traditional fishing culture of the Torne valley has a status in the national listings of intangible heritage both in Finland (2017) and in Sweden (2018).

The experience will be available again in the summer of 2022. Contact us to learn more!

About Risto - the Doer

We are a group of fishermen who are passionate about our own local traditional culture. We are proud of this tradition and we want to share it with you. With us you can have a peek at the world of dipnetting and you will see how we appreciate the whitefish of the river and how we cook in the traditional way. We will tell you about fishing, the old buildings and obviously the fish - after the experience you will know the essence of the Kukkolankoski rapids dipnetting culture.

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Make sure to wear warm clothes or according to the weather. Proper shoes are important. Trying dipnetting is not suitable for children under the age of 12.

Minimum size of the group is 10 people. If there are less who have made a reservation, we will cancel one day before.

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