Thanks to its 700 km+ coastline Gotland has plenty of rewarding fishing to offer. The rules have now changed so that you can put out nets or fish with rods from the beach without asking the landowner for permission. Lakes and streams, however, come under different rules and you must get permission from the fishing rights holder beforehand.
Fishing for sea trout has gained in popularity on Gotland in recent years, with the best time being from February to June. The best waters are to be found along the rocky ledges off north-west Gotland, though sea trout are also caught on the eastern side of the island.