Nature and types of water bodies in central Sweden
The central part of the country consists mainly of forests and agricultural areas. Most of the territory is a plain, in particular in the region of the largest lakes of the country – Vänern, Vättern, Elmarin and Mälaren. Then the nature gradually changes, and the plain gives way to the forest. The whole of central Sweden is distinguished by a great diversity of nature and water bodies, which guarantees successful, diverse fishing.
In the large lakes of central Sweden – Mälaren, Elmarin, Vättern, Vänern – allowed
fishing sports methods.
Characteristics of reservoirs
Central Sweden has it all: from many thousands of small forest lakes to countless large and small nutrient-rich plain lakes.
Large rivers Clarelven and Dahalven flow through central Sweden, on the border of central and northern Sweden the Jusnan river flows. Dahlälven flows from northwest to southeast and flows into the Baltic Sea about 150 kilometers north of Stockholm. Klarrelven flows from north to south and flows into the largest lake in the country and the European Union Vänern. Vönern then flows into the Göta Älv river, which flows into Westerhavet in the Gothenburg region. In addition to the northern part of Lake Vänern, other large lakes are also located on the territory of central Sweden: the northern part of Lake Vättern, Mälaren and Elmaren.
In addition to large and small lakes of the mainland and flowing waters, the attractive coast of the Baltic Sea with its famous, wonderful skerries is also of interest.
Sven says: “Immediately it should be noted that in central Sweden the greatest interest for fishermen is pike fishing, which is rich in the entire region, and the average weight of specimens is quite high. In nutrient-rich waters, primarily in the south, there is also a large number of perch in the mouths of rivers. Everywhere fish of the carp family are well caught, in particular roach, rudd, bream, white bream, and bleak. In many bodies of water one can also find such fish of the carp family as the ide, asp, tench, chub and many others. ”
Salmon and brown trout are caught in the lower reaches of large and small rivers flowing into the sea.
In Lake Vänern, the most popular type of fishing is trolling fishing for large salmon and brown trout. There is also a large trout and loach in Lake Vättern. Some water bodies in the northern regions of central Sweden are rich in grayling and freshwater trout.
Anne says: “It is interesting that even in the very center of the capital, near the Royal Castle and the Parliament building, where the short channel flows into the sea, the brown gum is perfectly caught, and in certain periods also perch and perch.”
Along with pike and perch, it is popular among fans of sport fishing.
pike perch reaching impressive weights in many waters of central Sweden.
“The nature of central Sweden is varied and varies greatly from east to west,” says Sven, “besides, do not forget that it is here that Stockholm, the capital of the country, is located.”