The Fish of Estonia
Fish are an integral part of Estonian culture and cuisine. In fact, the average Estonian eats 10 kg of fish per year. As a result, almost every Estonian offers at least one fish dish with fishing being a popular sport as well as a source of sustenance.
The Estonian landscape is full of rivers, lakes, and a lot of coastlines. This means that fishing enthusiasts have their choice of freshwater and saltwater. If you're interested in fishing the rivers of Estonia, the main fish to be caught are trout, pike, perch, bream, tusk, roach, carp, and pikeperch. There are lakes for visitors from every region of Estonia, where you can both catch and eat fresh trout or carp. In smaller lakes, you can find tench as well.
For those who prefer saltwater fishing, the coastal waters are full of species like Baltic herring, salmon, and sea trout.
Fishing Events and Villages