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Lake Ånimmen is a 12 km long, clear water lake in the eastern part of Dalsland teeming with fish for a varied, exciting sports fishing for several species.


A typical Dalsland rift valley lake, Ånimmen has steep cliff shores. Its greatest deep is 33 m and in the lake’s northern section there is a large island on which the Henriksholm Manor. The lake has a light, clear water and a lot of fish. Fishing for perch and pike is excellent, but there is also salmon, brown trout and char here. There is good slipway with parking at Lunnevika in the SE part of the lake. The Ånimmen FVO association is active in managing the lake and promoting sports fishing.

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About this activity

Type of fishing
Större utmaning
Area, hectares
1581 ha / 3905 acres
About the fishing
Sports fishing in Lake Ånimmen is excellent during most of the year. Ice-fishing for perch is exciting and since there is salmon and trout here, the fishing is good whichever season you choose.
All year
Boat ramp
In Lunnevika in the SE part ( See also slipways under the tab "About fishing" ) WGS 84 decimal (lat, lon): 58.86631, 12.53007
Fishing regulation
Minimum size: Salmon and brown trout – 60 cm, char – 45 cm. When trolling, max. 6 lures /boat. Max 3 salmonoid fish / day may be kept. No fee for youth under 16 years.
Fishing permit
Fishing licence sales: Turistbyrån in Åmål, 0532-170 98; Järnmagazinet, Åmål 0532-121 00; Marin och Fritid i Åmål, 0532-10015; Statoil, Tösse, 0532-200 95; Strömmens Sluss, 0532-220 79; Kjell Pettersson, Anolfsbyn, 0532-270 27; Peter Molin, Kilane, 0532-270 40; Snäcke lock, 0530-341 20; Ingvar Bäckström, Bolet, 0532-252 09; Stig Tisell, Tjärkil, 0530-340 54; Turistbyrån in Mellerud, 0530-182 10; Team Sportia, Mellerud, 0530-103 75; XL Bygg, Mellerud, 0530-330 00; Snäjk, Vänersborg, 0521-220 490 Fishing licence prices: Spin and coarse fishing – 100 SEK/day; Trolling: 150 SEK/day.
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