Supervision of fishing and inspection of fishing permits is an important part of the fisheries management in lake Roxen. The purpose of the supervision is to ensure that Swedish laws and local regulations are followed. To fish in Roxen, you're required to have a valid personal fishing license which is purchased before the fishing begins. The fishing permit must be brought along to the fishing trip in the mobile or printed on paper, together with a valid personal ID (Drivers license, passport, etc)

The fact that fishing permits have been purchased and the applicable rules are followed is monitored by a number of supervisors and inspectors who are approved and appointed by the County Administrative Board in Östergötland.

The fishing inspector have the legal right to seize all equipment used and fishing without a valid permission can lead to a police report. A fishery inspector may, under control, examine caught fish, fishing gear and fish sump. The supervisor may seize fish, gear and other property for investigation of illegal fishing.

Keep your self up to date with the rules and regulations!

Local rules and regulations apply to fishing and must be taken into account, for current regulations are stated on the fishing license and on Please note that rules may change without any futher notice.

What does the Swedish law say?

In the event of a violation against the local regulationsfor lake Roxen, a control fee may be charged in accordance with the Fisheries Conservation Areas Act (1981: 533). The control fee is regulated in the Act on Fishery Areas 31–39 sections.

Fishing without a valid fishing permit is illegal and a violation of the Fisheries Act (1993: 787). Fishing without permission is a criminal act directed against the fishery owner. It is a violation of the Fisheries Act and leads to public prosecution. The penalty for such an offense may be a fine or imprisonment for a maximum of one year

The rules are monitored by supervisors and security companies

For more information, see the County Administrative Board's page.