Karup Å

Karup Å (River Karup)

After the Ice Age, when the ice retracted, the river valley and then Karup Å were created. The sea trout now found in Karup Å is the original species that has since found its way to the spawning grounds of Karup Å's main stream and its many inflows.

Karup Å

In Karup Å, you can catch the largest sea trout in Europe. In 2018, Lars Uhre Bruun from Holstebro caught a sea trout weighing 11.2 kg, breaking the magic 10 kg barrier. 

The fishing season in Karup Å runs from 1st March to 31st October.

Read more about how to get started fishing and the rules you need to follow, here.

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. 


Riverfisher.dk – your guide to fishing in Karup Å

Visit the website riverfisher.dk for great advice and useful information about sea-trout fishing in Karup Å. You will find everything from links to fishing rules, details on fishing quotas, and guides to getting started fishing in Karup Å.

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