Rømsjøen

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Lake Rømsjøen is a clear-water lake in the wilderness area of Rømskog Municipality.

It’s been said that Rømskog is the pearl of Østfold, not least for the lovely nature round Lake Rømsjøen. The largest lake the municipality it’s generally deep, but shallow near the shore. The greatest depth is 100 m. With its many coves and islands it offers many possibilities for a varied fishing experience. The water is comparably sour water with a lot of humus.

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About this activity

  • Type of fishing
    Enkelt fiske Större utmaning
  • Area, hectares
    1370 ha / 3384 acres
  • About the fishing
    Pike and perch fishing is excellent in Lake Rømsjøen, with good possibilities for pike over 10 kg and perch over 1 kg. There are lavaret, burbot, smelt, vendace, roach, bleak and ruffe as well.
  • Season
    All year, though with variations depending on species. You will get more detailed information about seasonal differences when you have booked.
  • Nice catches
    Pike over 12 kg have been caught and perch exceeding the magic 2 kg size as well.
  • Boat ramp
    In the north end at Kirkerud