Roine and Mallasvesi
Lakes Roine and Mallasvesi are limpid basins with sounds and rocky islands that offer intriguing grounds for catching pike, zander and perch.
|In the autumn, you can catch a pike with a spoon from the eastern rocky shores of Lake Roine.|
Trolling for salmonoids in wide open mid-lake areas
|The waters of Lake Längelmävesi flow into Lake Roine through Kaivanto Canal. The area off Kaivanto is a renowned zander and trout site. Anglers troll for zander at the flanks of mid-lake shallows and, during hot summer spells, in the surface waters of mid-lake areas.|
|Anglers trolling for salmonoids head to the deep wide open mid-lake area of Roine.|
|Rocky shores brimming with pike|
In some places, the shoreline of Lake Roine
is very rocky. There are also shallow and extensive reedy areas on the
western shore and in the bay and sound waters of Saarikylät islands. Lake
Mallasvesi is very rocky, in particular off the Town of Valkeakoski; the
shoreline becomes more even towards the Town of Pälkäne. The water quality
in Lake Mallasvesi is among the best of all the major lakes in the region.
|Shallows growing aquatic plants make for good pike spots.|
|The zander stock is stronger
in Lake Roine. In the summer, zander can be pursued by trolling on top of
deep mid-lake waters and using soft plastic jigs at bank spots. The
Tossanselkä area is a good zander site, as evidenced by the names of two
shoals in the middle of the area, Kuhakarit (‘Zander Shoals’) and Kuhakivet
(‘Zander Rocks’). In recent years, anglers have caught even quite sizeable
zander in Lake Mallasvesi, but the zander stock is generally not as strong
as on the Lake Roine side.
Both lakes are sure-fire perch fishing grounds and the area is currently home to sizeable perch. In the winter, it’s worth going after perch using jigging lures in these limpid lakes in relatively deep water, at more than 10 metres.
|The beautiful sandy ridge of Vehoniemi is a nature reserve.|
|The deepest areas of Lake
Mallasvesi lie between Myttäälä and Äimälä. The lake’s game species include
whitefish and it also has good stocks of bream. Crayfish pots yield nice
catches of signal crayfish on both lakes.
Lake Mallasvesi is connected to another large limpid lake, Pälkänevesi, through River Kostianvirta.
|In the winter, perch thrive in fairly deep waters in the limpid Lake Mallasvesi.|