Karup Å

Karup Å (River Karup)

Photo: Jan Snejbjerg Jensen

River Karup is known for its outstanding sea trout fishery. The sea trout has been in River Karup since the last ice age and is the original strain of wild trout. 

Rules for close season and minimum size 

The fishing season in River Karup is March 1st (opening day) and the season ends October 31st. 
Close season: November 1st to February 28th/29th. 

In Denmark, the minimum length for sea trout is 40 centimeters, so if you catch a fish smaller than this, you must release it immediately and as gently as possible. 

Buy a fishing license for River Karup

The local angler's associations handle the sale of fishing licenses to River Karup. You will find a link below. On their individual websites, you will find further information.  


Photo: Riverfisher

Visit riverfisher.dk - the website about angling for sea trout in River Karup. Here you will find all the information you need to get started. Enjoy! 

Other angling waters in Herning and Ikast-Brande

Photo: Nils Svalebøg