There are some small possibilities for getting a pass in the Alta river without breaking the bank and let go of your family heritage:
(but you have small possibilities to set the time for fishing time)
Sale of out-of-town fishing licenses 16/02/2023
The card sale for out-of-town residents will be carried out online on 16/02/2023, and the sale will start at 17:00 (Norwegian time).
The sale will be streamed at Altaposten
, and the broadcast will start at 16:45
WEDNESDAY 08 FEBRUARY 2023 / 09:59
Everyone who has registered for the draw will receive a message via SMS. Monday 13/02/2023 about which number they have been drawn in the draw. It is the first 75 who get the opportunity to buy a fishing license, but if any of the 75 refrain from buying a card, those who have been drawn by number after will get an opportunity.
After you have received the message, you will have the opportunity to check the purchase board when you log in to Altaelva
and see which fishing licenses are available.
The options are either 2 days in all zones (except Sautso), 3 days 1.-19. August or 6 days 19-31. August in Raipassonen.
The price of the fishing licenses is for 2 days Sandia, Vina, Jøraholmen and Raipas NOK 7000 (approx 630USD)
3-6 days in August in Raipasson NOK 4800 (approx433 USD)
(Guide with boat and accommodation not included-no roads available - riverboat is normally a must have)
There is a rule that gives the locals relatively fair price for beats the first 3 week in June, this is also settled by draw. The locals may also bring a "friend-co fisher". The friends name must be sumbittet early on the new year - januar -februar I guess.
So if you find yourself a new friend i Alta there are some possibilities...