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Lake in north-west Lapland at the border to Norway. Located in roadless land at 678 meters above sea level, approx. 100 km north of Kiruna. The two main tributary are the river Råstoätno in the east and river Råstoälven in the west. The surrounding area is dominated by sandridges and mires. This geographical region is in general called the Sandåslandet (Sandridgeland). The far west part of the lake is located in Norway and is a part of Upper Dividals National Park. There are no roads leading up to the lake, the lake is only accessible by airplane or hiking and in the winter by snowmobile or skies.
The lake have a nice population of char and grayling and
in the surrounding creeks and rivers brown trout can be caught. The lake have a reputation
among fishermen for it's well sized grayling.
Fishing usually takes place from boat, but it works fine to fish from the shores. The best time is usually from the beginning of July to the mid of August. Ice fishing from April to Beginning of June
Equipment, spin fishing:
Also ice-fishing is popular here.
A small fishing camp is located next to the lake, with cabins for rent. Open all year round.
For more information on fishing or cabin reservation contact: Rostujávri Wilderness Camp
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